|Check network coverage:||Three 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)||Yes||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 / 1500 / 1800 / 2100 MHz||800 / 1500 / 1800 / 2100 MHz|
|3G (UMTS) Frequency||2100 MHz||2100 MHz|
|2G (GSM) Frequency||N/A MHz||N/A MHz|
Three is the brand name of CK Hutchison Holdings under which several UMTS-based mobile phone networks and Broadband Internet Providers are operated in Australia, Austria, Denmark, Hong Kong, Macau, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
Founded in 2002, Three operates 5G, 4G and 3G services within the United Kingdom, and is the only UK network operator not to offer 2G coverage.
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.