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Free Sim, Free Text, Free Wap Brilliant!

Have To Top Up Every 30 Days

many people would have heard a lot about the current mobile operators available mainly them being orange, one2one, vodafone and btcellnet but nothing has ever been said about genie mobile a partner operator in the bt operation. I first heard of genie mobile at one of my local free uk sites where...

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“Prepay Genie Sim Card”

published 15/08/2001

Unlimited text and wap!

Sometimes fails to work! Also, 50p to other networ...

Unlimited text messages and unlimited wap galore! The sim card only costing a mere £1. You could either keep your existing mobile, pay monthly or pay as you go. The prepay offer does not include any free minutes like the pay monthly. Fantastic offer! So I leaped at this brill opportunity and...

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FREE SMS

Poor coverage in places

Genie is the relatively new service offering free text messages and free WAP use. Before I start mummbling on about it all firstly try out their website: www.genie.co.uk It's true, you can really send an unlimited amout of messages for FREE. For those text addicts out there this has to be the...

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Cheap, good range of services

Poor customer support

WHO ARE GENIE? Genie Mobile is the web-based division of BTCellnet, or now, O2. The company, Genie, begun with a range of internet services, such as being the first site to offer free texts (SMS) from the internet. It also offered free SMS alerts of email, cheap home internet access and mobile...

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“Free...or not...”

published 01/09/2001

Free text messaging and wap, and I got a free SIM ...

Average tariff, and you have to spend £10 a month ...

Genie are the revolutionary new mobile phone service provider who offer free text messaging and WAP. I first heard about them in a newsgroup where everyone was going crazy because they were offering SIM cards for only £1. Then suddenly they changed the price to £5 and most people that hadn't got...

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Excellent

free text and wap

poor customer service

Standard Peak calls: 30p Standard Off-Peak: 10p Standard Weekends: 5p Peak Calls To Other Mobiles: 50p O/P Calls To Other Mobiles: 35p Peak Calls To Cellnet/Genie: 25p O/P Calls To Cellnet/Genie: 10p SMS And WAP Free! GENIE is the relatively new network that offers you free text messaging and WAP...

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Excellent

300 free texts and wap minutes per month

I text all the time now

Genie has now been taken over by O2. However they still have a special range of "genie" packages vailable online which offer much more than a standard PAYG package. If you log onto the 02 website you can purchase o2 paygo and contract options whcih offer high numbers of free texts messages which...

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Excellent

50 free minutes of off-peak calls EVERY day, 600 f...

None

I’ve been a subscriber to Orange’s Everyday 50 service for the past year, primarily because the tariff offered 50 free minutes of off-peak calls each and every day. Great, but costing 50p a day on contract (approx. £15 per month) and just too many dropped calls, and non-existent...

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Excellent

“HMMMM - Genie - YES”

published 13/05/2002

Competitive prices, excellent coverage, helpful ca...

not alot

I think that this is one great network! It is really great value and really worth the mere £10 a month that I pay. I have been impressed every month repetitively and I will not be leaving it any time soon. I used to be connected to BT Cellnet Pay as You Go and I was ‘kind of’ happy...

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“Rub That Lamp Baby”

published 04/01/2002

see op

see op

Genie was founded in 2000 and it’s the Internet extension of BT and their BT Cellnet mobile service. It markets itself as the UK’s leading Mobile Internet provider and is rapidly becoming a leading competitor in the network provider fight. Most of us have heard of Genie but know...

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Good

Great deals especially Free Text Messaging

Atrocious Customer Care, especially response to em...

Introduction ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Genie are an Internet mobile phone company, part of BT. They are a totally online company and because of this they have no overheads: such as shops, only have to pay for Customer Service staff. This means that they can offer extremely good deals, such as the one...

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Good

600 free text messages a month and free wap.

Expensive calls, cost of unlocking current handset...

Genie Mobile. At first these seemed to me, the words I had been waiting to hear since I first "got myself connected". It seemed, in fact almost naughty, the prospect of txting as much as I wanted, for free, provided I topped up £10 a month. So off I went to www.genie.co.uk/mobile and clicked on...

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Satisfactory

“NIGHTMARES NOT 3 WISHES”

published 07/10/2001

Free SMS and WAP (sometimes)

See above - everything is a disadvantage

Genie mobile seems an attractive mobile company to be with - but dont be fooled! NIGHTMARE NUMBER ONE: I signed up for a contract mobile phone. Two days later it came, but by law, you can change your mind, so I sent it back with the person who delivered it. Nothing happened for two months, then...

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Excellent

“Free Text Messaging”

published 17/07/2001

Free text messaging

Haven't found any yet

I used to be on Orange Everyday 50, so was intrigued by the adverts for Genie, that basically offered the same options but with FREE TEXT MESSAGING. In fact the benefits were even better - my call charges are now lower during the day with this Genie tariff. Because Genie is run by BT Cellnet, you...

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Super

free text msg

customer services number (50p/min)

Ok so i'm 22, footloose and fancy free also very trigger happy with my index finger that felt required to type out 500 text messages a month. On my old tariff (Orange Everyday 50) they were charging me 12p a text for the privilege of asking my friends what time we were going to meet up etc. that...

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