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Three UK Details iPad On Contract Offers

Three UK has finally revealed more details about its iPad contract and they are rather tasty given the fact that the mobile broadband operator chose to offer contracts with 15GB data allowance only.

Customers will have to fork out £25 per month on a two year contract, more than the £17.50 per month we predicted and on par with what Orange and T-Mobile will be offering.

Both aforementioned companies only offer 1GB worth of data with an additional GB offpeak plus Wi-Fi hotspot access.

The cheapest 16GB iPad will cost £199 while the 32GB and the 64GB will cost £249 and £349 respectively, £20 cheaper than what you'd expect their prices to be.

The total costs of ownership would reach £799, £849 and £949 respectively for the duration of the contract which broadly similar to what iPhone 4 handsets cost at three UK.

The company also sells the iPad on PAYG for the same price as Apple does (which means that you're better off buying the tablet elsewhere) and its microSIM only one month rolling contract tariffs, for £7.50 for 1GB and £15 for 10GB.

Désiré Athow
Désiré Athow

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.