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  • Compare Mobile Wi-Fi and dongle deals
  • Portable battery-powered devices you can use at home or on the move
  • Share internet with up to 64 devices over Wi-Fi at the same time
  • 4G and 5G ready devices
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Three 5G Broadband

  • 5G Router
  • Simply plug into mains power
  • 30 day money back guarantee

24 month contract

No upfront cost

Unlimited

5G data

£12.00

for 6 months

then £24.00

6 months half price
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Three 4G MiFi

  • 4G Mobile WiFi
  • Battery powered dongle

24 month contract

No upfront cost

Unlimited

data

£12.00

for 6 months

then £24.00

6 months half price
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Three 4G MiFi

  • 4G Mobile WiFi
  • Battery powered dongle

12 month contract

£19.00 upfront

Unlimited

data

£14.00

for 6 months

then £28.00

6 months half price
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Vodafone 4G Mobile Hotspot

  • 4G Mobile WiFi
  • Battery powered dongle

24 month contract

No upfront cost

4GB

data

£6.00

a month

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Vodafone 4G Mobile Hotspot

  • 4G Mobile WiFi
  • Battery powered dongle

12 month contract

No upfront cost

4GB

data

£7.00

a month

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Vodafone 4G Mobile Dongle

  • 4G Dongle
  • USB-powered dongle

24 month contract

No upfront cost

4GB

data

£8.00

a month

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Alcatel Pocket hotspot 4G

  • 4G Mobile WiFi
  • Battery powered dongle

1 month contract

£48.00 upfront

5GB

data

£8.00

a month

EU roaming up to 25GB
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Vodafone 4G Mobile Dongle

  • 4G Dongle
  • USB-powered dongle

12 month contract

No upfront cost

4GB

data

£9.00

a month

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Three 4G MiFi
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Mobile broadband enables you to stay connected to the internet at home, on the move and even in your car, and better still you don't need a landline or even a contract to get switched on. All you need is a mobile broadband dongle or Mobile Wi-Fi device paired with a data SIM card and away you go!

Browsing on mobile broadband is now faster than ever thanks to a new breed of 5G mobile broadband dongles that take full advantage of the new faster 5G networks offered by UK operators. In many cases it can offer faster speeds than a fixed line broadband connection, and can also reach areas that fixed line broadband cannot – though 4G mobile broadband devices are also still available if you don't need the extra speed of 5G.

There are various different types of mobile broadband devices, different operators to choose from, and a host of different contracts and Pay As You Go plans to choose from though, and you’ll find the key mobile broadband devices below.

Who offers mobile broadband deals?

All four of the major UK networks offer mobile broadband, so there is a wide range of deals to choose from.

EE Mobile Broadband

O2 Mobile Broadband

Three Mobile Broadband

Vodafone Mobile Broadband

Mobile broadband devices

There are a number of different mobile broadband devices designed for slightly different purposes, as detailed below.

Mobile Wi-Fi

Mobile Wi-Fi enables you to share internet with a number of devices simultaneously over a personal Wi-Fi hotspot.

These clever devices take a single mobile broadband connection and broadcast it over a personal Wi-Fi network, meaning you can connect up to 64 Wi-Fi-enabled devices at once.

Alcatel Pocket Hotspot 4G

EE 5G WiFi EE 4G WiFi

Netgear Nighthawk M1

Netgear Nighthawk M6

Three 4G MiFi

Vodafone 5G Mobile Hotspot

Vodafone 4G Mobile Hotspot

 

Dongles

4G dongles are perfect for plugging straight into your laptop, Mac or PC's USB port and can prove cheaper if you don't need to share internet with multiple devices.

Alcatel Dongle 4G

Vodafone 4G Mobile Dongle

 

Frequently asked questions

What is mobile broadband?

You might think that 4G and 5G are just about smartphones, but there are any number of portable devices that could benefit from an internet connection, be it a tablet, a laptop, an e-reader or even a handheld console. With 4G or 5G mobile broadband you can essentially create a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot that’s with you wherever you go, thereby allowing you to get those things online.

How does mobile broadband work?

4G and 5G mobile broadband works in much the same way as standard 4G and 5G, except rather than getting a signal to your phone, you get one to a USB stick or MiFi device, which can then either be plugged into the device that you want to give internet to or used to create a wireless signal which multiple devices can connect to.

What’s so good about mobile broadband?

The obvious advantage is that it gives you access to the internet on any and all of your devices, wherever you happen to be. You might be able to rely on Wi-Fi when at home, work or the local coffee shop, but on the train or in the middle of nowhere you’ll likely find that there’s no signal.

So this is a way to get online with devices that don’t have built in 4G or 5G capabilities. The same idea has existed with 3G for a long time, but the advantage of 4G mobile broadband is that it’s a lot faster, while 5G is faster still.

In fact, 5G can be so fast that in some places it’s even a viable alternative to fixed line broadband at home.

What are the drawbacks?

While 5G and 4G mobile broadband can certainly be fast it can also be expensive. It also sometimes has limited data, which is less of a factor with standard Wi-Fi. That said, many unlimited data plans are available too.

Another potential drawback is that coverage – especially with 5G – still isn’t perfect, so there will be places where you’ll be limited to a slow signal or may not even get a signal at all. Still, mobile broadband is certainly more widely available than Wi-Fi networks are.

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