Mobile Phone & Mobile Broadband SIM Plans

Mobile Broadband from Vodafone and HardSoft

Our data-only SIMs are exactly what you need to enjoy data on the go on your Tablet or Laptop – just pop in the SIM and you’re ready to go. You can forget about data limits with our unlimited data plans, and choose between our 4G and 5G laptops/tablets.

Going abroad is a breeze too – all our data-only SIMs let you roam free in loads of destinations.

When you choose to lease a Cellular laptop such as an iPad, Surface Pro X or a ThinkPad there’s FREE 12 month 10GB Mobile Broadband. It’s worth over £100 !

Work on the move or from a field with a Mobile Broadband SIM from HardSoft. Great for emailing or catching up on social media, HardSoft offer Data Only SIMs in conjunction with Vodafone.

Vodafone Mobile Broadband -Monthly Data Allowance3GB Data10GB Data20GB DataUnlimited
Roam Like At Home (EU Zones Only)YesYesYesYes
WTS - World Travel Select @ £5.00 per day Learn moreYesYesYesNo
TravelFree (EU Zones + selected destinations) Learn moreNoNoNoYes
TravelPlus @ £5.00 per day Learn moreNoNoNoYes
Cost ex VAT weekly (Monthly Subscription) - 3 Months min term with 30 days cancellation Learn more£1.73 - Find out more here£3.00 / FREE** - Find out more here£346 - Find out more here£5.76 - Find out more here

**10GB Data is free when you choose this option with applicable laptops and tablets. All available devices that come free with the 10GB Data are on the previous page.

Check out our FREE Data offer for the MacBook Pro!

FAQ’s on Mobile Broadband

To keep your Account Active and Direct Debit alive we will take a 0.01p per month payment. If you exceed the Data Allowance then these fees will be charged to you. Additional products such as World Travel Select, TravelFree and TravelPlus will be added to your Direct Debit as requested.

You can cancel at any time, subject to 90 days notice.

WE do this for two reasons. Firstly even though its free and there maybe no extra fees in a month we need to collect the sum of 1 pence per month to satisfy Vodafone that you are an active client. Secondly should you exceed the 10GB Data allowance then you will be charge the additional use.

No there isn’t.

Apart from any additional Data fees then there is a Late payment fee of £5. Itemised paper bill £1.54 per month. Additional bill copy £1.54. Plan switching charge £20

It is unlimited in the UK. However, in the EU it is not.

Yes you can. We will monitor your data use and if over 3 months you use more data than your allowance provides we reserve the right to move you to the higher package. This is in your best interest to avoid additional data fees. We will contact you regarding this. We cannot downgrade to a lower Data package.

Yes, Vodafone NetPerform is a downloadable utility that will give you all the stats you need to keep control and within your Data limits. If you find you’re often going over your limit, change to a plan with a bigger data allowance, or try adding a data cap to your existing plan. One off ‘bolt-ons’ can be added.

As with all telecoms companies our line rental is billed in advance and calls are billed in arrears, so your first bill may be slightly higher than expected due to pro rata billing.

Yes, enter your location at and you can see the current signal status.

Yes, we will do just as soon as Laptop manufacturers release compatible Laptops. We are expecting the Dell Latitude 9510 very shortly with 5G laptops to follow from HP and Lenovo.

For each additional 250MB of Data used, the charge is £5.00 plus VAT.

An Autobar can be set on your account. The Autobar can be set by data consumption or by spend. On a breach of the Autobar we can just send an Alert or you can choose to apply the Autobar immediately.

Yes, we impose an Autobar at £40 plus VAT of overspend and this will be an Alert sent. If you continue for two successive months to breach this limit we will move you to next Data tariff up to reduce your ongoing costs.

All the info for the Billing limits on mobile subscriptions is here; Mobile Bill Limits.

Yes. All of the info on Data Usage is here; Fair Usage Policy.

5G Free mobile broadband

5G Devices with FREE 10GB Data Sim

HardSoft Provide 5G laptops and tablets to businesses so that you can work anywhere on the go or out in the field. There is a choice of 5G tariffs to add to your laptop/tablet on a monthly subscription for 12 months. We offer a FREE 10GB Monthly Data plan for 12 months with selected laptop or tablet lease at HardSoft - Just select it upon checkout. 5G is now available to rollout, so stay connected! *Please note all Prices are weekly +VAT*

Check out our 5G Apple Devices!

Check out our 5G Windows Devices!

Stay Connected with 5G

Enjoy faster speeds

4G is a thing of the past now when comparing it to 5G when comparing the download and upload speeds. Download files as you commute to work or begin your video conferences in Realtime with no delays. With HardSoft you get 10GB Data a month FREE for 12 months!

Faster Speed

Lower Latency

With the time taken for a network to respond improving, this means lower latency is a game changer for 5G. As activities which require minutes by minute updates and real-time feedback can be carried out seamlessly by 5G.

Lower Latency

Better Area of connectivity

Whether you are working in a busy business expo, or in the park. 5Gs spread keeps getting bigger and better allowing you to receive higher speeds, reliability and capacity so that you can constantly stay connected throughout.

Better area of connectivity

Enhanced Capacity

5G can deliver up to x1000 more capacity than 4G, allowing thousands of devices to seamlessly communicate and be connected at the same time. This is key as most things in our lives are dependant on being connected to the internet.

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5G and 4G data plans are the same – so as long as you stay within your allowance, your data will not run out. 5G speeds are much faster than 4G, but this doesn’t mean you will use more.

5G utilises technology to deliver data on multiple network carrier frequencies. This superior capacity allows for more devices to be connected at once and with increased data upload and download speeds and lower latency.

There is only a limited supply of bandwidth which can be used for mobile communications. Therefore, as new technologies are developed, they need a place to live within the radio spectrum, space currently being used up by older, less utilised technologies.

Most major mobile network companies in the country have rolled-out their 5G network plans, with 2022 a common target for 100% coverage. In fact, compared to other European Countries, the UK is relatively more advanced with its roll-out. Click here to see if your area is covered.

With its increased speed and lower latency, 5G will improve many areas of daily life, including vehicle communication, mobile communication, VR and AR, cloud storage and gaming, smart homes, logistics and shipping and many, many more exciting applications.

Yes. 5G isn’t here to replace 3G or 4G, but rather it will work as an additional layer on top that runs at higher and faster frequencies.

5G uses less power than 4G as it can swiftly switch to low-energy use. This allows you to extend the battery life of your 5G devices and stay unplugged for longer.

5G will serve as the means to connect many devices at once. Increasingly referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT). Each new device introduces new security risks and considerations should be taken by providers and users alike to ensure the hardware, software and configuration of each device is as secure as possible.

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    Mobile Phone Tariffs

    HardSoft offer the very best Pay Monthly SIM Tariffs offering a great choice of Data Packages at exceptionally low monthly prices. Our unlimited Data package is only £3.80 per week. When packaged with our iPhone solution HardSoft is a one Stop Shop for your device, data, warranty and upgrade option after just 12 months. Add a Bolt On World Travel Select, which is an opt-in service allowing you to fully access your UK bundles and allowances whilst traveling or you can add on TravelFree Travel that is perfect if you're on the move around the world and is an inclusive cost in the unlimited package.

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    *Unlimited usage subject to fair usage policies

    **Inclusive standard allowances are available for use in UK, EU and in selected worldwide destinations inline with qualifying daily roaming services

    FAQ's on Mobile Phone Tariffs

    To keep your Account Active and Direct Debit alive we will take a 0.01p per month payment. If you exceed the Data Allowance then these fees will be charged to you. Additional products such as World Travel Select, TravelFree and TravelPlus will be added to your Direct Debit as requested.

    Yes. All of the info on Data Usage is here; Fair Usage Policy.

    All the info for the Billing limits on mobile subscriptions is here; Mobile Bill Limits

    Yes, we can keep you on the same tariff or alternatively, please contact us to change it.

    World Travel Select

    An opt -in service on all Vodaphone packages allowing you to fully access your UK Bundles and allowances whilst traveling, therefore keeping your costs under control.From just £ 4.00 + vat per day you can travel from Albania to Jamaica you can cover your calls back to the UK, and receive your UK daily data roaming allowance. So no more charges for surfing or texting when you take this option.

    World Travel Select from HardSoft in conjunction with Vodafone is available to Opt-in in these countries

    Afghanistan, Albania, Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Curacao, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Laos, Lesotho, Macau, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Russia, Saba (Netherland Antilles), Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Eustatius (Netherland Antilles), Sint Maarten, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St.Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Suriname, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, US Virgin Islands, USA, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Samoa.

  • Our daily roaming rate is currently applicable against ALL noted event types including received SMS
  • Any usage will be debited from the user’s UK bundled allowance
  • If a user exceeds their UK allowances, they will be liable to UK out of bundle rates
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