Our network and coverage
We share O2’s network, which has 99% UK population coverage on 4G. Take it to the next level on O2’s 5G network, giving you an even faster, even more reliable service.
If you're looking for more information about our 99% UK coverage on 4G, then you’ve come to the right place. Explore answers to our most frequently asked questions and find out other ways to stay connected right here.
Virgin Media O2 has confirmed that it will complete switching off its third generation (3G) mobile network service in 2025. As Tesco Mobile is powered by the Virgin Media O2 (VMO2) Network, we will also be saying goodbye to 3G in 2025. Find out more
What affects network connections?
We know how important it is to stay connected, but occasionally we need to carry out essential work which may cause a disruption to your network. You can use our live status checker at any time to see what’s going on in your area.
Network connections can be affected by many factors. Here are a few of the most common reasons for signal interruptions.
Consider using Wi-Fi to stay connected
Whenever you’re at home, remember you can connect to Wi-Fi so that you can save your data for when you might need it.