Essential SIM Tariff

Unlimited Minutes, 4GB Data

Bring Your Own Phone
Bring Your Own Phone
Total Price
£15 per month
Calls & Texts
Unlimited National Minutes

Unlimited Messages
standard UK text messages
No Contract

Tariff Details

Use Your Included Minutes on these Calls:

  • National voice calls in the UK (beginning 01, 02, 03)
  • Calls to 0800, 0808 and 0500 are all free on this tariff

Network Coverage

You can use Three's coverage checker when you buy online to check coverage at your address. Check coverage before you buy for your home address, AND in your most frequented areas, like your work place or friend’s houses.

  • Calls and Text Messages: Three cover 98% of the UK population for calls and texts.
  • Mobile Internet: Three has over 63% 4G coverage across the UK and aims to cover 98% of the UK population by the end of 2015. Three’s 3G network is available to 98% of the population and Three's Advanced 3G network is available to over 80% of the UK population (Advanced 3G ready device required).

Features & Benefits

Three in Touch

This free app from Three allows you to call and text when you're connected to WiFi even if there's no mobile signal. You will need a compatible handset and software to download the app.

Free Next Day Delivery

3 Mobile offer free next day delivery to your home (orders placed before 12pm from Mon – Fri) if the phone is in stock, or next day delivery to selected Three stores if you order before 4pm.

My3 Online and the Three App

Log into your My3 account online or download the Three App to view your itemised bills, check to see if you're eligible for an upgrade, find out about existing customer deals, update your personal details and more.

Keep Your Mobile Phone Number

If you are looking to switch to Three from another network, you can keep your existing mobile phone number.

£5 discount included when paying by Direct Debit

Your monthly price includes a £5 monthly discount for paying by a recurring method, such as Direct Debit.

Key Points


  • Free calls to 0808/0500 numbers
  • Bring Your Own Phone


  • Unlimited Free SMS per month (standard UK text messages)
  • Monitor usage with My3 Online and the Three App

Full Cost Breakdown

Description Upfront Monthly
Tariff 3 Essential SIM Tariff - £15.00
Minutes Unlimited National Minutes - -
Data 4GB Data - -
Texts Unlimited (standard UK text messages) - -
Total - £15.00


Rates Cost
Additional minutes £0.00 per minute
Text messages £0.00 each
Picture messages £0.40 each
Excess data (Data Add-on required for additional data)
3 Essential SIM Tariff