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Networks using Vodafone

10th January 2019

Vodafone Network

Vodafone is one of the four main mobile networks in the UK (with the other three being EE, O2 and Three). These are the only UK networks with their own spectrum, and as such some MVNOs (Mobile Virtual network Operators) use Vodafone’s infrastructure and spectrum to power their services.

However, for whatever reason Vodafone is a less popular choice for MVNOs than some of its rivals, so there aren’t as many networks using its infrastructure.

But there are some, and you’ll find details of them below, along with the features that aim to make them stand out.

VOXI

Voxi Logo

VOXi is owned and operated by Vodafone itself. So why has the company set up a second network? Because this one is aimed specifically at younger users, to the point where you have to be under 30 to even use it.

That’s a major point against it, but thankfully VOXI also has a lot working in its favour, including the ability to use Snapchat, Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Viber and Facebook Messenger without it coming out of your data allowance.

VOXI also lets you change, pause or cancel your plan at any time, and includes unlimited calls and texts on all plans. Plus, you can tether, and you can optionally add endless music or video passes to your plan, which let you use select streaming music and video services without them coming out of your data allowance, though unlike social media these cost extra.

Lebara Mobile

Lebara Mobile

Lebara Mobile stands out mostly through offering plans that let you make international calls to select countries at no extra cost. That makes it a good choice if you have friends or family abroad that you talk to regularly.

Otherwise it’s a fairly basic network, but it has a range of short-term SIM Only plans, and you can use any of your data to tether. Of course, like most networks Lebara Mobile also lets you roam across the EU at no extra cost, though despite its international focus you can’t roam further afield.

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