IT Services provide and support a limited number of mobile phones for staff

To request a new mobile phone, your line manager or by the budget holder for your school/department should:

  1. Log in to our online ordering system
  2. Select Request a Service
  3. Look for the option for New Hardware Request.

Contracts

Option 1: 36-month mobile contract

The contract available is a UK-based 36-month contract with Vodafone for £10 + VAT per month.

When used with a smartphone this includes all inclusive voice and text messages plus 3GB data on the 4G network per month. Voicemail is also included.

Option 2: 24-month data only contract (no calls)

The contract available is a UK-based 24-month contract with Vodafone for £10 + VAT per month.

When used with an iPad this includes 5GB data on the 4G network per month.

Option 3: Short term mobile contract

Please note that you MUST specify an end date for these contracts when you request them.

Vodafone Public Sector Inclusive Value 30 Day Price Plans (30 day cancelation notice, including Vodafone Public Sector Traveller**)

  • Various rates available
  • Europe zone 2 (£2.50 Daily Fee per connection)
  • World Zone (£5.00 Daily Fee per connection)

Cost options for the Short term mobile contract:

£0.00 – all calls and SMS charged, 0 Data
£7.50 – all calls and SMS charged, 2GB Data
£12.50 – all calls and SMS charged, 5GB Data
£20.50 – all calls and SMS charged, 10GB Data


** Inclusive European Roaming Fair Usage Policy (FUP) Inclusive European Roaming services are intended for use during periodic travel and not for customers roaming across foreign networks on a semi-permanent or permanent basis.
If customers use their mobile in the inclusive European roaming zone for more than 50% of the time in any 4 month rolling period, they will receive a text requesting more moderate use of our roaming services.
If customers’ usage in the inclusive European roaming zones continues to exceed 50% as described above, over the 2-week period following the first notification, customers may be charged for further use or we may bar them from using our roaming services. Customers will be notified before we do this.


Please note that all existing contracts remain unchanged.


Notes

SIM only

If you already have a work smartphone (or iPad) that you wish to use with a University contract, you can purchase a SIM only.

Please note that iPhones and iPads require a Nano SIM whereas all other smartphones require a Micro SIM.

Travel abroad

We recommend using wi-fi wherever possible whenever travelling abroad. If you have any questions about using your phone abroad please contact mobilephones@sussex.ac.uk.

Transfer

If you leave the university the phone and contract will be transferred to another member of staff in your school/department.

Ordering phones

You can order phones through your School office or business unit.