5G

Strap yourself in for 5G on iD Mobile, at no extra cost. Powered by Three, the UK's fastest 5G network.*

What is 5G?

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5G is the next generation of mobile network technology, following on from the already speedy 4G. On 5G, you'll get even faster data speeds, better connectivity in busy places and less buffering when watching films or making video calls.

5G benefits.

9x faster.

With average speeds up to 9x faster than 4G, you can download apps and stream movies in seconds.

Better connectivity.

5G enhances our existing 4G network to provide an even better connection, even in peak demand.

Super smooth.

Say goodbye to 'laggy' video calls. On 5G, everything is super smooth.

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Check your area.

Our 5G is available in over 400 locations across the UK with over 54% population coverage.

Check 5G coverage in your area using our coverage checker.

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Why choose iD Mobile?

Superfast 5G at no extra cost. Just one more reason to join iD.

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FAQs.

All iD Mobile services are powered by Three, who have the UK's fastest 5G network!

Yes! 5G is available free of charge for all iD Mobile customers.

Check out our network coverage checker guaranteed to work with 5G on iD Mobile.

You can check if your area has 5G by using our network coverage checker.

5G doesn't use anymore data than 4G - it's just up to 9x faster. Nice!

As long as you have a 5G-compatible phone, you can enjoy lightning-fast internet speeds and reliable connectivity in select countries outside of the UK. Here's a list of countries where you can connect to 5G networks.

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*Based on analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data for H1 2021 - H2 2023. Ookla trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission. Visit speedtest.net/awards/fastest-5g to find out more.

  1. iD 5G is available on selected 5G compatible phones only, as listed here.
  2. Coverage subject to location. Check coverage in your area.
  3. 4G vs 5G speeds based on fastest average median download speeds tested across 16 cities in RootMetrics UK 5G 2023 report.