Carphone Warehouse introduces its iD mobile network with free data roaming in 22 countries and capped plans

Carphone Warehouse introduces its iD mobile network with free data roaming in 22 countries and capped ...

Carphone Warehouse is launching its own mobile network – iD – in the UK tomorrow.

It will be available from all Carphone Warehouse stores, online and through selected Currys and PC World stores.

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The new service has some of the most competitive 4G plans and roaming rates on the market

iD offers free data roaming in the form of ‘Takeaway’ plans which start at £25.50 per month and cover usage in 22 countries including the US and Australia, which puts it ahead of Three’s ‘Feel at Home‘ service that currently covers 18 countries.

The countries covered are: America, Australia, Spain, Ireland, Sweden, France, Germany, Italy, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Poland and Romania.

As for 4G plans, there is a selection of SIM-only deals and contracts available with handy options such as the capped ‘Shockproof’ plans that start at £7.50 per month.

SIM-only plans start from £7.50 per month with data-only deals available from £5.00 per month as well. The Flexible SIM-only offers are 30 day rolling contracts and there’s a £20.00 launch promotion that gives you 2,000 minutes, 5,000 texts and unlimited data.

There are also 12 and 24 month contacts. iD calls these its ‘Go To’ plans for people who are ‘always on.’ They start at £13.50 per month and £11.50 per month respectively.

Carphone Warehouse has a number of deals available at launch on handsets like the Samsung Galaxy A3 with 300 minutes, 5,000 texts and 1GB of data for £19.50 on a 12 month contract and the Nokia Lumia 635 with 150 minutes, 5,000 texts and 250MB for £7.50 on a 24 month contract.

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