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LycaMobile Coverage

LycaMobile

Summary

2G coverage: 99%3G coverage: 93%

Coverage map

LycaMobile is a virtual network that runs on the Orange network but the new LycaMobile Plus tariff is only on O2. You can check the LycaMobile coverage map and the LycaMobile Plus coverage map to find out about the signal strength in your local area.

More info

LycaMobile has been running in the UK since 2006 and is owned by LycaTel. Like Lebara, it’s started off being massively popular especially amongst the country’s ethnic communities and it has over 1.6 million customers already. Its call prices for the UK are very competitive but, as you might imaging, it specialised in cheap overseas calls. One of the best ways to save money with Lyca is by buying one of the international calls bundles which are great value.

As it uses Orange and O2 to provide its network services the signal should be good. Most people will be on the tariff that runs on Orange and this has much better 3G coverage. Especially now it’s merged with T-Mobile under the EE brand, the signal is about as good as you can get but check your local situation with the coverage maps linked above.

For more information, compare LycaMobile’s coverage with other networks’ mobile coverage or check out our complete LycaMobile review.

by Jon M

7 Responses to “LycaMobile Coverage”

  1. cheDrac 11 January 2012 at 22:00 Permalink

    the problem is you need both an unlocked and non 3G phone or calls cannot be made on LycaPlus.
    on a samsung B2700 it just refuses to work even after picking up LycaMobile and showing it on the screen. A crossed out fone icon appears and says emergency calls only.

    even Lyca C’Service gave up .

    • Ottavio 22 November 2013 at 17:56 Permalink

      I live in willesden lane 60 a london uk and my coverage of lycamobile is shitt.

  2. Floyd Claywell 7 July 2013 at 23:44 Permalink

    I got an email with you in it today. USA. The free SIM card site won’t work. I would like details as to your service in the States. I am most interested in the $20 a month plan, but I need more info,
    My address is [redacted]

    Thank you

  3. Floyd Claywell 9 July 2013 at 21:52 Permalink

    What are the details on your program?

  4. danny peto 12 August 2014 at 02:30 Permalink

    It does work on 3G, my phone is a fastcard tec note 3, a galexy note 3 clone, you have to wait about 48 to 72 hrs for it to aclamate, for data,
    you
    have to change the sms service center number four text to work. US, is
    +18453010111 if after 48 to 72 hrs does not work, shut down the phone remove all sims for about 2 mins then reinstall, turn on and wait the 48 to 72hrs, some may be less.


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