Orange pay as you go
Orange is a French company and is owned 100 percent by France Télécom. In UK orange is has joined hands with T-Mobile and technical written as T-Mobile/Orange . Together Orange and T-Mobile are the no. 1 mobile phone services company provider in the United Kingdom and according to 2010 estimate the the service users in UK reach around 33 million subscribers which is larger than any other telecom company in England.
Orange uses 1800Mhz GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA . Their slogan is Every thing every where. Main services orange provides in UK are Mobile phones, mobile broadband and home broadband. Orange also offers pay as you go phones. Orange provides mobile, broadband and home internet service too. The major cellular phone sets they offer are HTC 7 Mozart, LG Optimus in Silver , Samsung Galaxy Apollo i5801 Black , Sony Ericsson Zylo, Samsung Monte
S5620 , BlackBerry Curve 8520 by Orange, Doro PhoneEasy 410gsm, Miami from Orange in black , Alcatel OT-222 in pink , Alcatel OT-222 in black , Lisbon from Orange, Rio from Orange in pink , Rio from Orange in black , Orange Nokia 1616 , Samsung E1170 , BlackBerry Curve 8520 Silver , Samsung Libre C3300 , Samsung Monte Slider E2550 in black, Samsung Monte Slider E2550 in pink , Alcatel OT-606 in black , Sony Ericsson Spiro , LG Town C300 , Orange LG Town GT350 , Sony Ericsson Spiro White , San Francisco from Orange in grey, Orange Nokia X3 Touch and Type, Samsung B2710 , Samsung Libre C3300 White Flutter, LG Town GT350 in white and pink, LG Cookie Lite T300, San Francisco from Orange in white , Alcatel OT-606 in lilac , Nokia C3 Touch and Type, LG Optimus One , BlackBerry Bold 9780, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Fashion Edition, Motorola Flipout, Nokia C2-01 , HTC Wildfire Black Edition , Samsung Tocco Icon, LG Optimus Me, Orange BlackBerry Curve 9300, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Lime , Sony Ericsson Xperia X8, Nokia 5230 , Samsung Tocco Lite, Miami from Orange in pink, Alcatel OT-355 in carbon black, Alcatel OT-355 in white, Nokia C1-01 , Rio II from Orange in white , Rio II from Orange in black and Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, Orange also offers Samsung Galaxy S II.
Here are the details of Orange pay as you go plans which they are offering right now
1. Orange Monkey Plan ( £5 top up 25 free texts plus free music , £10 top up 300 free texts plus free music , £20 top up 600 free texts plus free music, £30 top up 1000 free texts plus free music,
2. Orange Dolphin pay as you go free internet and texts . You can text, poke or tweet as many times as you like with Dolphin. Just top up £10 or more each month and we’ll give you free texts and free internet on your phone. Plan details (£10 top up 300 free texts plus free internet, £20 top up 600 free texts plus free internet, £30 top up unlimited free texts plus free internet )
3. Orange Canary pay as you go free calls and texts to any network. Talk to friends and family for hours on Canary with free evening and weekend calls to any mobile. Or share great moments with free texts or free photo messaging every evening and weekend. (£10 top up 100 free minutes plus 100 texts or photo messages* , £20 top up 200 free minutes plus 200 texts or photo messages* , £30 top up 300 free minutes plus 300 texts or photo messages*)
4. Racoon pay as you go low cost calls and texts. (Racoon is a simple, low cost plan that’s great for talking and texting. Get our lowest call rate of just 12p per minute and send a text for only 12p too.)
5. Camel pay as you go . free international calling minutes (£10 top up 60 free international calling minutes , £20 top up 120 free international calling minutes, £30 top up 240 free international calling minutes )
All of these Orange pay as you go plans are for the mobile users which don’t want to engage them in long term and just want for short term and do not want a contract with orange or just want to give a test or try to their level of service. Other users which might be interested in this can be the people who are on short term stay in UK like tourist , visitors and business man and students which are there on short term for courses. If you want to long term contract with orange then usually you are better off to be in contract because you will get a latest cell phones from Orange and will obviously get better rates. As far as Orange coverage is concerned Orange has very powerful signal all over the UK .
The reason is that the UK is a small country and they have their signal amplifiers or mobile tower installed after some distance so that the signal don’t drop so generally signal quality is good through out the country for orange. Other than cellular phone service in UK orange also provides broadband services in home and mobile broadband.
You can view your orange balance and your package by logging onto their website. This will show you your current package , your usage and other account related options like the your profile address etc.