Mobile Phone Coverage
Welcome to UK Mobile Coverage. This website is dedicated to the coverage maps for each of the UK mobile phone networks.
How To Use UK Mobile Network Coverage
We provide easy access to the network coverage checkers for every major UK mobile phone network, for both 3G and 2G systems - and the new 4G networks where appropriate. Simply click on a network logo above to go directly to the coverage map. All data comes straight from the network website itself, so you can compare the coverage in your area.
Above the coverage map you'll see the logos of each network. Click on a logo to go to that network's coverage checker.
Mobile Network Questions
Do the network maps feature 2G, 3G, and 4G networks?
Yes! The maps cover all the current generations of mobile network, including the brand new 4G networks, 3G mobile networks (where you can surf the Internet faster, and make video calls) and the older 2G networks.
Are the maps valid for mobile broadband?
Yes - mobile broadband typically uses the same network as mobile phones do. You can see this information next to many of the mobile operator maps.
How many UK mobile networks are there?
There are five major mobile network operators: 3, O2, Orange, T-Mobile and Vodafone. All of these maintain their own networks. EE, the parent company of Orange and T-Mobile, have combined the networks of both operators.
How about virtual mobile networks?
There are many virtual operators in addition to those above. These virtual mobile phone networks actually use the infrastructure of the big five. Here's a list:
- Virgin Mobile use T-Mobile's (and Orange's) networks
- Tesco Mobile use 02
- Blyk use Orange and T-Mobile
- Vectone Mobile use T-Mobile and Orange
- LycaMobile use Orange and 02, depending on certain factors
- Talkmobile (The Carphone Warehouse) use Vodafone
- BT Mobile use Vodafone
- ASDA Mobile use Vodafone
- abica use the 4GEE network from EE, and well as the networks of 3, Orange, and T-Mobile
- Lebara Mobile use Vodafone's network
- Giff Gaff use 02
- Family Mobile (IKEA) use Tmobile and Orange
Who has the best network coverage in the UK?
That's a very complicated question to answer! Find out why there's no single best network for mobile coverage.
Coverage in England, Scotland, and Wales
Our stats show us that our visitors come from all over the United Kingdom. Here are the top UK cities that our users are looking for when they want to compare mobile phone signal coverage: