Compare ASDA Mobile vs. SMARTY Network

Features
Network Provider Vodafone Three
Check network coverage: ASDA Mobile coverage SMARTY coverage
2G Network Yes No
2nd generation network. Max data speed of 0.3 Mb per second.
3G Network Yes Yes
3rd generation network. Max data speed of 42 Mbps.
4G Network Yes Yes
4th generation network. Max data speed of 1 Gbps (1000 Mb/s).
5G Network Yes No
5th generation network. Max data speed of 10 or 20 Gb/s.
WiFi Calling No Yes
Use Wi-Fi for mobile phone calls and texts when no network signal.
4G Calling (VoLTE) No Yes
Voice over LTE (4G Calling) makes clearer HD calls over 4G networks.
Data Rollover No No
Unused mobile data allowance rolled over from one month to the next.
Tethering Allowed Yes Yes
Tethering allows you to share your mobile internet with other devices.
Network Frequency Bands
5G (NR) Frequency 3500 MHz 3500 MHz
4G (LTE) Frequency 800 / 900 / 1500 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz 800 / 1500 / 1800 / 2100 MHz
3G (UMTS) Frequency 900 / 2100 MHz 2100 MHz
2G (GSM) Frequency 900 MHz N/A MHz

Asda Mobile is a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) in the United Kingdom, operated by ASDA on the Vodafone network.

In December 2013, ASDA Mobile switched from using Vodafone to running on the EE network for several years before switching back to Vodafone in March 2021.

Asda Mobile is available in hundreds of stores across the UK and online by purchasing ASDA Mobile Bundles which give you 30 day bundle plans with no fixed contract.

SMARTY is a UK mobile virtual network operator running on the Three network. SMARTY offers SIM-only plans with no lengthy contracts or credit checks, and provides monthly discounts on unused data from previous months.