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Free HTC Wildfire + The One Plan Data Tariff = Unlimited Wi-Fi Hotspot

Three UK's One Data Tariff opens a number of very interesting (and intriguing) possibilities including that of using a HTC Wildfire with Android 2.2 as an unlimited Wi-Fi hotspot that can be used anywhere where there is a Three network.

One of the advantages of Android 2.2 is that it can turn your Android handset into a Wi-Fi mobile hotspot, which means that you can use it, together with the One Plan at £25 per month for maximum impact.

You not only get the phone for free as part of the tariff, you also get 2000 cross-network minutes, 5000 texts, 5000 3-to-3 minutes, free Skype to Skype calls, Windows Live messenger and, of course, unlimited internet access.

The PR department of 3 UK has already confirmed that as long as you leave the SIM inside the phone, you should be able to connect multiple devices to the phone.

Going through Buymobilephone (opens in new tab) means that you save £5 on the official tariff you will find at Three plus you even get a £20 automatic cashback as a sweetener.

How does that compare to Three's current Mobile Wi-Fi deal? Well, you get the Mobile Wi-Fi (Mifi) with 15GB inclusive data allowance on a two year contract for £18 per month; should you want to consume more than that, it just makes sense for customers to get the HTC Wildfire deal with all the added benefits.

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 ITProPortal.com 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.