After many delays, Three have finally announced today that their 4G service will go live on January 27. Both Bill Pay and Prepay customers can avail of the new services for free for 6 months. After that, 4G will be available as a €4.99 per month add on.
Customers will need to have a 4G ready phone. The list of compatible phones that Three have on offer at present are:
- iPhone 5
- iPhone 5S
- iPhone 5C
- Samsung Galaxy S4
- Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
- Samsung Galaxy Note 3
- HTC One
- Sony Xperia Z
- Sony Xperia Z1
- Nokia Lumia 925
- Nokia Lumia 1020
All Three customers with compatible phones will be able to avail of 4G after a software update, without changing their tariff or SIM, subject to coverage. At launch the software updates will be available for the iPhone 5/5C/5S, the Samsung S4/S4 Mini and Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Further updates for other devices are promised for later in February.
You can check out this link to check for updates for your device: http://www.three.ie/explore/4g/software-update/
Elaine Carey, Chief Commercial Officer of Three, said, “As data consumption soars with today’s ‘always on’ mobile users, the introduction of 4G meets people’s need for speed allowing Three customers do even more on their smartphones.”
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Initially coverage will be available in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick and Waterford, expanding over the following 18 months.
You can check out this link for further coverage updates: http://www.three.ie/coverage-checker/
All you can eat data is also included which is great news for customers. For further details go to http://www.three.ie/explore/4G/