|Check network coverage:||Talkmobile coverage||SMARTY coverage|
|2nd generation network. Max data speed of 0.3 Mb per second.|
|3rd generation network. Max data speed of 42 Mbps.|
|4th generation network. Max data speed of 1 Gbps (1000 Mb/s).|
|5th generation network. Max data speed of 10 or 20 Gb/s.|
|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.|
|Unused mobile data allowance rolled over from one month to the next.|
|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|
Talkmobile is an online based mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) operating in the United Kingdom on the Vodafone network. As part of Vodafone, the business is based in Newbury, Berkshire.
Launched by Carphone Warehouse in October 2007 using the Vodafone network, Talkmobile was launched as a postpaid MVNO and was one of two MVNO run by Carphone Warehouse in 2007.
Vodafone bought Talkmobile from Carphone Warehouse in 2015.
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.