3 Slashes price on PAYG Broadband USB Modem, starts from £19.99

Mobile phone provider 3 has cut the price of its USB modems from £99.99 to £69.99 in a bid to attract more customers to its Pay as you Go service.

However, existing customers can get the USB Modem for only £19.99 according to Online site, HotUKdeals.

Top ups are available as from £10 which will give you 1GB data allowance. Adding an extra £5 will triple your data limit and going to £25 will push your allowance to 7GB, on par with the other service providers.

It is worth noting that each add-on lasts for 30 days only which in effect means that this 3 Offer is similar to a pay-monthly deal and allow speeds of up to 2.8mbps.

3 suggests that the 3GB package allows users to send up to 2000 plain text emails and 100 hours of surfing the web, with an additional 100 2-minute video downloads and 200 music tracks.

The 3 broadband modem, which is a Huawei model, can be unlocked to work with other service providers as well.

Added on 28/03/2008 : 3 has amended the content regarding the £50 cashback for existing customers since this article has been published. However, thanks to Google, you can still view the page here circa 23/03/2008. Below is the paragraph about the cashback offer

Already on 3? Save upto £50. At 3 we don't take our customers' loyalty lightly. That's why we're offering you a great deal on Mobile Broadband.

Take a look at the deals above, decide on one then simply click the ‘buy now’ button and follow these instructions :

* Pick a Mobile Broadband Pay Monthly price plan, then hit Buy Now.

* If your modem is not free click the link that says 'Already a 3 customer'.

* Enter your 3 mobile and account numbers.

* The discount applied to your new dongle right away. Enjoy!