|Check network coverage:
|Honest Mobile coverage
|Virgin Mobile coverage
|5th generation network. Max data speed of 10 or 20 Gb/s.
|4th generation network. Max data speed of 1 Gbps (1000 Mb/s).
|3rd generation network. Max data speed of 42 Mbps.
|2nd generation network. Max data speed of 0.3 Mb per second.
|Use Wi-Fi for mobile phone calls and texts when no network signal.
|4G Calling (VoLTE)
|Voice over LTE (4G Calling) makes clearer HD calls over 4G networks.
|Unused mobile data allowance rolled over from one month to the next.
|Tethering allows you to share your mobile internet with other devices.
|e-SIMs are digital virtual SIM cards downloaded onto supported mobile handsets.
|Network Frequency Bands
|5G (NR) Frequency
|4G (LTE) Frequency
|800 / 1500 / 1800 / 2100 MHz
|800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2300 MHz
|3G (UMTS) Frequency
|900 / 2100 MHz
|2G (GSM) Frequency
About Honest Mobile
Honest Mobile is a UK mobile service provider (MVNO) running on the Three network, offering SIM-only plans and bolt-ons.
As the UK's first carbon-negative mobile network, Honest Mobile donates 1% of their of annual revenue to planting trees and reforestation projects, offsetting the carbon footprint associated with their user's phones, including everything from smartphone manufacturing, to device charging and using mobile data.
Honest Mobile rewards customer loyalty by not hiking prices but instead reducing their monthly bill. Members are notified through smart notifications from Honest Mobile if there is a cheaper plan that they can switch to.
About Virgin Mobile
Virgin Mobile UK was a mobile phone service provider operating in the United Kingdom, and was the world's first Mobile Virtual Network Operator, launched in 1999.
Being a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), Virgin Mobile did not maintain its own network infrastructure, but instead had contracts to use the existing EE network.
In January 2023, Virgin Media confirmed that Virgin Mobile would close and all customers would be moved from Virgin Mobile to O2. Migration began in March 2023 and was completed by the end of August 2023.