iPad SIM Card Deals
Now the Apple iPad is available in the UK there a range of options for getting online with Apples new and nifty piece of kit. The basic iPad tablet comes with WiFi connectivity, however if you want to be able to get online anywhere with a 3G signal it’s well worthwhile spending a little extra to get the 3G enabled version which will give you full mobile broadband access.
If you have a 3G iPad then all you need to get online is an iPad SIM card plan. The iPad mobile broadband SIM card is different in design to the standard SIM cards used with mobile phones and have been called iPad micro SIM cards since they are about half the size of a normal SIM.
Where can I get an iPad micro SIM card
For iPad mobile broadband access there are a number of 3G iPad SIM cards available from mobile providers including Vodafone and 3. Deals start from around £10 per month at the time of writing and work in the same way all mobile broadband data plans do in that you pay for a monthly data allowance. At present there are a small selection of Pay as you go iPad SIM card deals including Orange’s 5p per MB tariff. These deals may be good value for those who only need occasional 3G access but a monthly tariff is better access for those who need mobile broadband access on their iPad regularly.
Will a mobile broadband dongle work with my iPad
ame way you can plus one in to the USB port of a laptop or netbook. The two options or getting online are via a WiFi connection of through 3G mobile broadband which means signing up to an iPad micro SIM mobile broadband plan form a provider such as 3 or Vodafone.
What is the future for iPad 3G broadband?
The future for iPad mobile broadband may not be 3G; 4G is already in testing and is currently available in a number of countries including the US though not yet Britain. In the meantime you can expect more and more iPad broadband plans or SIM card plans from the existing UK mobile networks. With the iPad proving very popular already competition should be fierce amongst the providers so expect some good deals.