O2 is a major provider of mobile phone and internet services in the UK, offering a variety of plans and packages for both businesses and individuals. This company serves a variety of areas across the United Kingdom offers 4G connection with the use of LTE technology. As well as being a mobile phone provider, O2 also offers fixed line and home broadband services. With a variety of mobile devices, including phones and tablets, this company is one of the more popular internet and mobile phone providers in the UK.

Mobile Phone Service

This company offers both monthly contracts along with pay as you go plans for their mobile phone services, allowing customers to choose an option that best suits their needs. O2’s monthly contracts start at £9 a month for a 12 month duration and includes 100 minutes, unlimited texts, 100MB of data, and 3G connectivity. There are a variety of these plans available, including those which include 4G network connectivity and unlimited texts and minutes for as little as £19 a month. 02 only allow data usage within the UK and only certain phones and plans can be used with the 4G network.

There are also four different Big Bundle Pay & Go plans which O2 offers, and the prices on them range from £10 to £20 with the cheapest option not including 4G connectivity. With a Pay & Go plan, customers do not have to sign a contract and are able to load their phone with more minutes whenever they want. Pay & Go phone selections are limited and there are also fewer plans to choose from, though it is still a good option for many people who would rather not have to sign a 12 month contract.

Those who wish to keep their current phone number can opt for one of the SIM only tariffs that O2 offers. These tariffs can be used with either pay monthly or Pay & Go plans. The SIM only tariff option allows customers to keep their current phone and number while still potentially enjoying 4G speeds, depending on the area they are located in. Those who are not located in a 4G area or do not have a phone that supports this network can still use O2’s 3G network. This company’s website allows individuals to select the plan they want, whether it is monthly or Pay & Go, as well as select a SIM only deal by finding the type of phone they have and going through the necessary process.


O2 offers customers a variety of different mobile phones to choose from and a number of brands, including Apple, Blackberry, HTC, Huawei, Moto, LG, Nokia, Samsung, and Sony. There are different phones available for monthly and Pay & Go plans, with the former option offering a much wider selection of mobile devices.

Some of the different phones that customers with a monthly pay contract have to choose from include:

  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Sony Xperia Z2
  • Apple iPhone 5S
  • HTC One M8
  • Samsung Galaxy S III Mini

Some of the Pay & Go phones that 02 offers include:

  • Nokia 106
  • Samsung E1270
  • Nokia Asha 503
  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Apple iPhone 5S



There are also a variety of tablets that can be purchased on the 02 website, most of which can be used to access their 4G or 3G networks. Those who only need to access internet at home can purchase a tablet with Wi-Fi capabilities. Customers are able to select the tablet they want along with a data and price plan that meets their needs. These plans last for 24 months and there are Pay & Go SIMs available for those who already have one of these mobile devices.

Some of the different tablets that this company offers include:

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
  • Sony Xperia Z2
  • Google Nexus 7
  • Dell Venue Pro

Mobile Broadband

02 offers a number of different dongles which plug directly into laptops for instant 3G or 4G internet access. This company also has 02 Pocket Hotspots which allow the customer to create their own Wi-Fi hotspot in order to connect to their tablet or laptop as well as other Wi-Fi enables devices. This option allows for up to 5 different devices without the use of any wires.

Some of the mobile broadband devices O2 offers include:

  • ZTE MF60 02 Pocket Hotspot
  • ZTE 4G Dongle
  • Alcatel One Touch X230D USB Modem
  • Huawei 4G Dongle with Mobile Wi-Fi

Those who already have a dongle or 02 Pocket Hotspot will be able to select a SIM only option for access to 3G or 4G networks. 02 Wi-Fi allows customers to get access to the internet on any Wi-Fi enabled mobile device, including tablets, phones, and laptops, at thousands of different locations throughout the UK, including coffee shops, cafes, and even McDonalds.