O2 has today released a pay-as-you-go USB mobile broadband modem for £29.99.

Pay as you go mobile broadband customers can access the usual download speeds of 'up to' 3.6Mbps (megabits per second) and have unlimited access to over 6,000 Wi-Fi hotspots across the UK, through The Cloud.

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O2 Mobile Broadband Pay & Go is available in a range of options starting at just £2 a day for 500MB, £7.50 a week for 1GB or £15 a month for 3GB. All have unlimited Wi-Fi access via The Cloud hotspots. As customers purchase the dongle, there is no minimum term contract. O2 is also offering round the clock phone support.

Peter Rampling, O2 Marketing Director said: "Our O2 Mobile Broadband Pay & Go will appeal to those customers who want to snack on the internet without the need to commit to a long term contract.

"Our younger customers want to live online and can do so with Pay & Go at affordable prices".

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