Monday, May 10, 2010

iPad&WiFi&3G | O2 announces UK price plans for iPad WiFi and 3G

Following the announcement of UK iPad pricing on Friday, O2 has now released details of its dedicated data tariffs for the iPad with WiFi + 3G.

All iPad data tariffs will be available without a long contract and include free unlimited access to BT Openzone and The Cloud Wi-Fi hotspots. The cheapest option is 500MB Pay & Go which costs £2 per day. However, if you know you'll need more than the occasional day of 3G access, you're better off opting for the 1GB plan which costs £10 per month, or the 3GB plan for £15 per month. None of these amounts roll over, so if you don't use your allowance, it disappears. Apple and O2 have devised a way to easily activate, manage and monitor your account on your iPad. This means you'll be notified as you approach your data limit with a direct link to iPad settings to check data usage, top up your account and upgrade or cancel your tariff. "We are truly excited to provide service for iPad with Wi-Fi + 3G," said Sally Cowdry, O2's Marketing Director. "We've worked closely with Apple to make sure customers get an excellent experience when using their iPad Wi-Fi + 3G on O2. Not only will it be quick and easy to buy value for money data access from the device, but customers will also benefit from our overall, award-winning service wrap which includes great network and great customer service and the added benefit of access to thousands of public Wi-Fi hotspots." O2 micro sim packs for iPad with Wi-Fi + 3G will be available through O2 retail stores and O2's website.

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