Top mobile networks in UK

Nearly all mobile network providers in the UK are good, offering fast internet speeds, and also they have all continued to improve daily. There may be many networks in the UK but the main network providers are four, namely;  EE, O2, Three, and Vodafone. Other networks are known as Mobile virtual network operators, and they lease or purchase the data and telephone services from the four major ones I mentioned above to deliver the service to their customers.

Notwithstanding, I will still show you the top 10 mobile networks we have in the UK (United Kingdom). Read the below write-up carefully to know the best among them.

Top mobile networks in UK

1. Vodafone

Known as the world’s second-largest mobile phone company, the Vodafone group has its branch in UK known as Vodafone limited. They have over 19 million clients in the country and their network has a great 4G speed and there are plans to extend it to every part of the United Kingdom.


There are ways to check your monthly allowance expiry date. The first method is to download its app, while the second method is to visit their official website and open an account.

2. Tesco Mobile 

This is a mobile virtual network and it makes use of 02 networks as we explained above. Tesco Mobile has more than 5 million customers and why they’re able to gain such is because their services are cheap which helps it’s users save a lot of money.


Despite being cheap it still offers one of the best services ever. Reports from Ofcom has shown that there were very few complaints from their customers. They only charge 25 pennies per minute.

3. EE

One of the top British mobile networks and is seen as the leader among others. With its superfast network, it is rated to be one of the best by the users. It is notably known as the first mobile network to introduce the 4G network in the UK back in 2012.


They offer both 4G and 4G+ network. Depending on the area you reside in the country and the number of people connected, your network speed might be fast or slow. One of the most important things about this network is that you get the same EE services outside the UK in 53 countries and the cost of services remains the same.

4. O2

A well-known network in the UK considering its unique name and services. Owned by the Spanish multinational telecommunication company Telefónica, it ranked as the second-largest mobile network operator in the UK after EE.  Ever since their existence since 2002, they have more than 34 million customers in the country.


They have more than 15,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in the country which gives their users the ability to access the network wherever they go.

5. Three

Another top British network made the list in our top mobile networks in UK. Located at Maidenhead, England, this network hasn’t been able to circulate the entire country at present with their 4GB network but with time they would cover all.

three mobile

A good thing about this network is its inexpensive nature. With only £20 you get up to 30 GB and an unlimited number of texts per month.

6. Giffgaff

Another mobile virtual network operator has made the list. It is owned by O2 which makes its services have the same network coverage in the country. When it comes to cheaper costs, you can count them among the best.


With £18 per month, you get up to 8GB of data and unlimited texts and minutes for calls. This company was founded in 2009.