Deals From UK Phone Shops

By: David Webster


Here are some useful bits of info regarding mobile phone sales around the world. According to CNET news in the first quarter of 2005, there were more than 180 million mobile phones sold around the world. Of those numbers, the top ranking company is Nokia, selling about 55 millions handsets in that same period. Number two and three are Motorola and Samsung, respectively. The worldwide phone sales as of the first quarter of this year have reached a whopping 283 million units. In the UK alone, as of the start of the year 2008, there are about 65 million mobile phone users, according to BBC News. It looks like phone shops have been quite busy lately.

If you need to purchase a mobile phone, you can do so from any of the phone shops or mobile dealers in town. You may also find useful in for on a mobile phone contract that suits your fancy, or a phone model that is stylish and just right for your taste. Mobile phone tariffs, or contracts, vary in the number of minutes and text messages allotted per subscriber every month. Their prices also differ, with some examples as low as ?25 to as much as ?80 for some service providers. You can pick one that is easiest on your wallet, and that you can promptly pay for 12 months to 18 months.

Buying a mobile phone in uk means that you need to get your hands on models that have MMS, web browsers, Bluetooth, or even 3G technology. What's great about signing up for a subscription is that you avail of mobile internet services, video calls, or even picture messaging for friends within the network or even other networks. Plus, there are service providers like Orange and T-Mobile that have online music shops for mobile users, so they can download songs or ring tones that they can play back on their handsets.

However, here is a word of advice. Say you are given 200 free minutes for calls to be used per month, make sure you stick to that allotment. In some cases, phone companies or service providers will charge you a higher fee for excesses outside your allotted minutes. Such is the findings of a marketing survey reported by BBC, where about 20% of Brits have no idea how many call minutes or text messages they are allowed to use per month.

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