No credit check mobile phone contracts being offered by Shebang

I notice that Shebang are offering a 12 month mobile phone contract which comes either as ‘SIM only‘ or for a bit extra per month with a low specification Android smartphone included. As I write this the three phones offered are the Samsung Galaxy Y, the Acer Liquid Z3 and the Tecmobile You 40.

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Shebang say that after six months customers can upgrade to a 24 month contract and get a high end smartphone.

The tariffs look pricey but come with unlimited minutes and text messages and 5GB per month of data.

The phone will be connected to the 3 mobile phone network, and it looks like Shebang will be acting as a MVNO (Mobile virtual network operator) in a similar way to Virgin Mobile piggy backing onto the EE network and Tesco Mobile using the O2 network of mobile masts.

Shebang might not be a name consumers have heard of but in the mobile phone industry they are a well known name having run distribution companies supplying phones and accessories. They also owned Affordable Mobiles and Go Mobile before selling them to A1 Comms, owners of buymobiles.net.

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