|Check network 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 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz
|800 / 1500 / 1800 / 2100 MHz
|3G (UMTS) Frequency
|2G (GSM) Frequency
Orange UK was a mobile network operator and a former internet service provider in the United Kingdom, launched in 1993. In 2000, it was purchased by France Télécom (now Orange S.A.), which then adopted the Orange brand for all its other mobile communications activities.
Orange UK has since merged with Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile UK to form a joint venture, EE. EE continued to operate the Orange brand until February 2015, when new connections and upgrades on Orange tariffs were withdrawn. Existing Orange customers who wish to upgrade must switch to an EE tariff when their contract term ends, or can choose to remain on their existing Orange tariff without renewing.
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.