Three launched in 2003 as the UK’s first 3G only network, laying its foundations as the network that was born to be different. Today Three is a connectivity company that connects people to people, people to things and things to things and has 9.3 million customers. Our network today covers 99% of the UK population and we carry 28% of the UK’s mobile data traffic.
Three launched 5G in August 2019 and is the largest holder of spectrum in the UK and is the only operator able to meet the International Telecoms Union (ITU) 2020 standard of 100MHz of contiguous spectrum for full 5G services. Three is the official partner and shirt sponsor of Chelsea FC men’s and women’s teams, as well as a proud partner of Samaritans. We employ more than 4,800 people across our offices in Reading and Glasgow and our 311 retail stores.