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Unlimited Data on EE: How to get it, compatible plans, and alternatives

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Last update: May 29, 2023
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With EE unlimited data, you can enjoy 4G or 5G unlimited plans plus benefits like Apple Music or BT Sports. This article explains how to get unlimited data on EE with its compatible plans and alternatives.

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EE: Does EE have Unlimited Data?

EE has unlimited data plans that give access to 4G or 5G, which includes Amazon Prime Video, and its speed is not capped. It is available on various SIM-Only plansand pays Monthly phones for £28 per month.

You will receive a Smart Benefit free with EE's unlimited data plans with an inclusive subscription to Apple Music or the BT Sport app. You will also receive a sharing data allocation of up to 120GB on your EE account, which you may use with another SIM card.

With EE's unlimited data plan, there is a fair usage cap of 600GB per month and a cap of twelve devices for tethering and personal hotspot.

The table below shows the EE Unlimited Data cost price at the start, the duration of the contract, unique features, and its fair usage.

Cost price starts at £28 per month
Duration of contract 24 months
Unique features
  • obtain one Smart Benefit per EE Smart or three Smart Benefits for full works (an inclusive Apple Music, BT Sport, or Amazon Prime Video subscription).
  • One may share up to 120GB of giftable data with another EE SIM card.
  • With unlimited data one can get pay-monthly phones.
Fair Use 600GB per month is the fair use cap.Tethering and personal hotspot support a maximum of 12 devices.
Coverage
  • 5G is available in 160 sites
  • 99% of the population is covered by 2G, 3G, and 4G

Unlimited Data on EE: compatible plans

EE has unlimited data plans for you to download as much as possible. It also includes unlimited minutes, texts, and up to three Smart Benefits. The unlimited data plan in EE is not capped for speed. You can also access EE's 4G or 5G network.

You may also be able to purchase a SIM-Only plan with unlimited 4G data for £34 per month. It costs a few pounds more than Vodafone's fastest unlimited plan, but with access to swappable perks for just £39 and a connection to the network with the most coverage in the UK, it's simple to be persuaded to choose one of EE's somewhat more expensive plans.

The table below shows compatible plans on EE Unlimited Data

Tariff Minutes Texts Data Cost Per Month
Important Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited EE £28 for 24 months
Important Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited EE £30 for 12 months
Important Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited EE £31 for 24 months
Important Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited EE £33 for 12 months
Important Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited EE £35 per 1 month
Smart Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited EE £36 per 24 months
Smart Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited EE £38 for 12 months
Important Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited EE £38 per 1 month
Full Works Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited EE £43 for 24 months
Full Works Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited EE £45 for 12 months

ARE THERE EE UNLIMITED DATA ADD-ONS?

Yes, there are EE unlimited data add-ons when you use the My EE app from the app store on your smartphone. With the My EE app, you can add, remove or change add-ons.


HOW TO CHECK YOUR DATA USAGE IF YOU DON'T HAVE UNLIMITED DATA ON EE

You can Text AL to 150 to check your ee data usage. Your remaining allowance, including data, will be communicated to you.


ALTERNATIVES TO UNLIMITED DATA ON EE: BUY DATA PACKS

EE is not the only provider in the UK providing a 5G network as of today but has wider coverage than other network providers, such as the ones mentioned below.

5G network Can 5G unlimited data be obtained? Unlimited 5G plan types
Vodafone Yes Pay as you go, home broadband, data only, and Sim Only, pay monthly
Three Yes Pay as you go, home broadband, data only, and Sim Only, pay monthly
O2 Yes Pay monthly, data only, and Sim Only
Virgin Mobile Yes Pay monthly and Sim only
Giff gaff Yes Pay monthly and Sim Only
ID Mobile Yes Pay monthly and Sim Only
Tesco Mobile Yes Pay monthly and Sim Only
VOXI Yes Pay monthly and Sim Only
Asda Mobile Yes Sim Only
Lebara Yes Sim Only
Smarty Yes Sim Only
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