Tesco Value Mobile

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... During a shopping trip to Tesco to stock up on foodstuff I found myself browsing in the mobile phone department. I was instantly attracted to the white DVD box almost shouting the words "TESCO VALUE SIM" and the magic numbers "5p texts - 15p calls per min" at me. I took the box and read ... Read review

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It's Good To Talk ... And Text

Advantagescheap calls to landlines & mobiles, cheap text, very good reception

Disadvantageslimited options, can't use abroad, no picture messaging, no internet

"... During a shopping trip to Tesco to stock up on foodstuff I found myself browsing in the mobile phone department. I was instantly attracted to the white DVD box almost shouting the words "TESCO VALUE SIM" and the magic numbers "5p texts - 15p calls per min" at me. I took the box and read the small print (which is not really that small but I didn't wear glasses). I liked what I saw and put one into my shopping trolley - even if I made a mistake, at ..." Read review
22.11.2006

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great s!rvice, cheap as chips.

Advantageseverything, for everyday use

Disadvantagesnone

"...surprise, it actually said that tesco were going to give me a voucher for £50 to purchase a new tesco mobile handset!!! I was still looking for the catch. But ticked the box anyway. Two days later i recieved a voucher through the post, which was the same as any previous tesco voucher i had used before. I walked rather aprehensively into my local tesco, and looked at their range. The hansets were as cheap as any pay as you go outlet i had been to ..." Read review
09.05.2008

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Community Level 3Jennet1987

Jennet1987

Cheap as Chips, Maybe Even Cheaper

AdvantagesCheap and easy to use

DisadvantagesLimited service, no MMS or GPRS

"...cheap texts. After a while Tesco expanded their range of tariffs and created Value, which to me offers the best value. The service is limited; there are a number of facilities I had used while on O2 which are not available on the Value tariff. You cannot send or receive picture messages; video messages and you cannot use GPRS. You are only able to make calls and send texts within the UK. All calls cost 15p per minute, whether to a landline or ..." Read review
21.05.2006

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Community Level 2voodoorin

voodoorin

Tesco Value Sim

AdvantagesReally cheap

Disadvantagescan only top up via tesco

"Tesco Value Mobile Tesco value Mobile is the cheapest network that I have come across, it is ridiculously cheaper than the other networks and even cheaper than the normal "Tesco sim". With Tesco value Mobile you just get the basics calling and texting (but only in the UK). The Tesco network runs on 02 so normally you get signal (it is quite rare that I don't have a signal), 02 has 99% population coverage in the UK. There are two catches with ..." Read review
07.11.2005

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Community Level 1stevo871

stevo871

Tesco Value...mobile

AdvantagesCheap, Clubcard Points

DisadvantagesNone

"Browsing around tesco I had a look at the pretty DVD case that said "SIM Pack" at about £3.97 I realised it was a good price. Upon looking at the back of the case I was a bit confused as to why there was 3 tariffs, the Tesco Value tariff is the best value for those who dont use their phone that much. For those that use more credit the tesco normal tariff upgrades itself to the better value tesco extra tariff, so all round everyone gets good value. I ..." Read review
06.02.2007

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