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BT’s 5G plans are now open to all and come with data boosts and unlimited data

There are four 5G plans available with data allowances ranging from 6GB to unlimited

After BT brought its 5G plans to Halo customers last November, the service is now live for all customers in 50 locations across the UK. 

 There are four 5G plans available, with data allowances ranging from 6GB to unlimited, and contracts start at £45 per month on either the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G, OnePlus 7 Pro 5G and the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G

The locations include London, Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast, Glasgow, Newcastle, Leeds, Liverpool, Hull, Sunderland, Sheffield, Nottingham, Leicester, Coventry, Bristol and Wakefield and Wolverhampton.

To give a flavour of what these 5G plans include, a 256GB Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is available for £60 a month on a 24-month contract with a £30 upfront fee. This will give you 6GB data and free BT Sport on your phone. For £67 a month, this data rises to 45GB, £73 gets you 90GB and The Massive Data Plan is £81 a month for 100GB of data.

See all of BT’s 5G plans

Existing BT Halo customers can additionally get double data on all plans, with the 100GB option boosted to unlimited as part of the ‘no limits’ plan.

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The BT Halo plan (not to be confused with its BT Halo call-blocking landline phone) is described by the company as the UK’s “best converged plan” because it bundles ultrafast broadband with unlimited data and 5G on a mobile, and in-home support via BT’s new Home Tech Experts.

In the home, this package comes with BT’s Complete Wi-Fi and Keep Connected promise, which guarantee the fastest Wi-Fi speeds anywhere in your home, at all times, via the use of 4G hubs and its broadband is supplied via the latest BT Smart Hub 2 router.

This router recently added new Wi-Fi controls and support for the MyBT app, which let you pause internet access on up to 15 devices individually, set up time limits or group smart devices together. 

Elsewhere, BT’s team of 900 Home Tech Experts can support customers setting up their BT TV, broadband, home phone and mobile services, and help repair problems. Halo customers will also get a free ‘Tech Health Check’ to make sure they’re is getting the best Wi-Fi connection in every room of their home.  

Halo is available from to new customers from £57.99 per month. Halo effectively replaces BT Plus and all BT Plus customers will be auomatically upgraded.

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