Three to Offer iPhone 5 in the U.K. on September 21

LONDON—September 19, 2012—Three today announced it will offer iPhone 5 in the U.K. beginning Friday, September 21. Customers can pre-order iPhone 5 from Three stores, online at or by calling 0800 358 1799. iPhone 5 will be available from £79 for the 16GB model, £89 for the 32GB model, and £109 for the 64GB model on the One Plan. In addition, iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 will be available from £33 and £29. Three will allow iPhone 5 customers to connect to its fast HSPA+ and DC-HSDPA networks with Wideband Audio.

iPhone 5 is the thinnest and lightest iPhone ever, completely redesigned to feature a stunning new 4-inch Retina display; an Apple-designed A6 chip for blazing fast performance; and ultrafast wireless technology—all while delivering even better battery life. iPhone 5 comes with iOS 6, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system with over 200 new features including: the all new Maps app with Apple-designed cartography and turn-by-turn navigation; Facebook integration; Passbook organization and even more Siri features and languages.

“We are delighted to offer the much anticipated iPhone 5 to our customers,” said Thomas Malleschitz, marketing director at Three. “Our customers rate us as the number one network for mobile Internet coverage, speed and reliability so we’re confident customers using iPhone 5 on Three will have a great experience.”

Details and pricing for iPhone on Three:

Plan The ONE Plan
Device iPhone 5 16GB iPhone 5 32GB iPhone 5 64GB iPhone 4S 16GB iPhone 4 8GB
Monthly Fee £36 £39 £42 £33 £29
Device Cost £79 £89 £109 £29
Voice (minutes) 2000 – Any Net
5000 – On Net
SMS 5,000 – Any Net
Data Unlimited

Note: 24-month contract required.

For further details please visit or call 0800 358 1799.

For more information on iPhone 5, please visit:

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About Three UK

Three is a communications company focused on bringing the benefits of the internet to mobile communications. We offer attractive pricing and give our customers the widest choice of ways to stay connected. To do this we’ve built an award-winning high-speed mobile broadband network. Three UK is a member of the HWL group of companies, which include 3G operations in Austria, Denmark, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Macau and Sweden.

Three facts about Three:

  • Three launched the UK’s first 3G high-speed mobile network offering national coverage for calls and texts, and has more than 97.5% population coverage for mobile internet services.
  • Three is the fastest growing network in the UK.
  • Three took first place in 8 out of 11 categories in the most recent YouGov Tablet Survey, and took top spot for 6 out of the 7 data categories in the most recent YouGov iPhone survey*. Three also came first in the most recent uSwitch Best Network awards. For more info visit

YouGov iPhone iTrack report Wave 5 (March 2012). For more information go to

For more information about Three UK, please visit or call the Three Media Office on 0845 6038333.

Three Group A division of Hutchison Whampoa, the Three Group together with Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited, is the leading global player in the 3G arena, holding licences in 11 markets with total population coverage of approximately 175 million. The Three Group has built an entirely new mobile broadband network, achieving probably the fastest rollout of a radio network in the entire telecom industry. Marketed globally under the Three brand, the group was the first operator in the world to provide dual-mode 3G services. To date, commercial 3G services have been launched in Italy, the UK, Australia, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Hong Kong and Ireland. Hutchison announced more than 29.7 million customers in March 2011. For more information about Three, please visit

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