Bargain Hunter: BT improves its mobile reception with 'incredibly competitive' deals


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BT returned to the mobile phone market this week with deals from as little as a fiver a month. The telecoms giant is offering SIM-only bundles of 4G data, call minutes and texts from £5 a month for its existing BT Broadband home users. The deal will be a tenner for non-customers.

The company – which is currently in the process of merging with the mobile firm EE – says the new 12-month contract deals are aimed at customers who might want to keep their existing phone but add a bundle of 4G data, minutes and texts.

Ernest Doku, telecoms expert at, said: "After a long time away, BT is throwing its hat back in the mobile ring with an incredibly competitive set of SIM-only tariffs – provided you're an existing customer. They get a deal that plants BT firmly ahead of TalkTalk and Virgin from just £5 for 500MB of 4G data."

There's also a large 4G data offer of 2GB, with unlimited texts and 500 minutes for £12 a month.

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