Three has switched its 5G network on in the UK today – nearly two months after Vodafone, and three weeks later EE.
However, Unlike its rivals, who offer the community to 5G smartphone users in a number of major cities, Three is just launching its system in London, and it will only be accessible via residence broadband.
Dave Dyson, CEO at Three, said:”Three’s 5G will revolutionise the home broadband experience. No longer paying for landline rental, no more waiting for engineers, and even a same day shipping option. It actually is the simple plug and play broadband which customers are waiting for.
We have taken a simple approach with a single truly Unlimited data plan to provide customers the chance to completely explore 5G and its exciting possibilities. The simplicity and immediacy of it all means dwelling broadband using 5G will be key to the future of the connected home.
To access the network, users will need to buy a 5G’plug and play’ Hub for 20, that can substitute their landline and fixed broadband support.
This hub may simply be plugged in, meaning there’s no Need to schedule in an engineer see – and if you move home, you can simply unplug the heart and take it with you.
The Three 5G Broadband tariff will offer users unlimited data for 35/month, on a 12 month contract.
Clifford Harris out of Kings Cross, London, is one of the first customers to have signed up to the ceremony.
He explained:”I was fortunate enough to become a part of the initial trial and I was blown away with the results. I managed to send huge files and work from home with ease like I had been in the workplace.
“It meant I could work really efficiently and rather than having to Upload documents overnight.
Thankfully, the network will also soon be available for Smartphone users Three recently announced the rollout of this community in 25 cities at the end of 2019.