Three offers new pay-as-you-go deal

Press Association

Competition in the pay-as-you-go mobile market stepped up after Three unveiled a "back-to-basics" deal that reverses the trend towards bundled deals.

In a move that could spark a price war in a neglected area of the market, the smallest of the UK's four main mobile players is offering a calls rate of 3p a minute, 2p a text and 1p per 1MB of web data.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%