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Everything you need to know about BT Mobile

BT Mobile offers discounts for BT broadband customers, as well as a good selection of SIM-only deals with some nice extras thrown in. But perhaps its biggest selling point is free BT Sport on your phone (with select plans).

What are the best SIM deals to get on BT Mobile?

BT Mobile now purely focuses on SIM-only deals – and they're pretty good. Data allowances range from 4GB/5GB to 100GB per month, as well as unlimited minutes and texts.

They're available on 12-month and 24-month contracts. It's worth mentioning that for the same price you pay on a 24-month contract, you can get more data compared to the 12-month one – as long as you don't mind being tied to a two-year contract.

And if the thought of being on a longer-term contract compared to rolling one-month ones, don't worry. During your contract length, you have the flexibility to upgrade or downgrade your plan.

All plans include free access to BT's five million Wi-Fi hotspots, 5G-ready SIMs and money off your BT broadband bill (if you have broadband from BT) – to name just a few.

BT Mobile still provides inclusive roaming in 47 European destinations, which is particularly welcome as some providers have reintroduced EU roaming charges.

What's more, the more expensive deals also come with the BT Sport app for free.

Does BT Mobile offer phone contract plans?

Unfortunately, BT no longer offers mobile phone contracts. They're focused purely on SIM-only deals.

Is BT Mobile a good network?

In a word, yes. Especially if you’re already a BT broadband customer, as you'll be able to get £5 off your broadband bill when you sign up for a SIM deal.

That’s a welcome reduction. Not least because BT Mobile is some way from the cheapest network around and is relatively pricey next to budget-friendly rivals, such as Plusnet Mobile, Tesco Mobile and iD Mobile.

Where BT Mobile scores, however, is that you get really good mobile internet speeds for your money.

And because the service uses EE mobile phone plan’s network infrastructure 4G and 5G coverage is the widest in the UK too. 

On select plans you’ll also get a free subscription to BT Sport, which you can watch via the BT Sport app on your phone.

That’s a big ‘sell’, given that BT Sport Monthly Pass will typically set you back £25 per month.

However, it’s worth noting that the free subscription won’t allow you to watch BT Sport on a tablet, laptop or cast the stream from your smartphone to your TV. You’ll only be able to watch on your smartphone

BT Mobile also gets notably good customer ratings, with low levels of complaints and decent response times when problems arise.

Is BT Mobile coverage good where I live?

BT Mobile’s service is founded on EE’s network infrastructure, which it means offers the UK’s best 4G and 5G coverage. And the fastest speeds too.

The best and most failsafe way to see what sort of service you can expect from BT Mobile in your area is to use its availability checker below:

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