Misco is offering a free 3G and Wi-Fi broadband data SIM with selected iPad, Windows and Android tablets until the end of the month. The free SIM card includes 2GB of 3G data access as well as 2GB of Wi-Fi (via BT Openzone) for two years on Vodafone's network.
Vodafone sells a 30-day rolling contract, SIM-only data plan for £15 per month (or £360 for two years) with 2GB data with 1GB BT Openzone Wi-Fi. Apple sells the 16GB new iPad tablet with cellular connectivity for £499, which means that buying that tablet and getting data for two years will in total cost £859.
The mobile phone operator sells the new iPad for £27 per month on a two-year contract with an initial fee of £199 (and a TCO of £847).
Misco is also selling the iPad 2 for £429 as well as the Motorola XOOM, the Viewpad 10, the Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 and the Samsung Series 7 Slate with the same offer.