Orange has announced that it will offer price plans for 3G internet access on the Apple iPad from the end of May.
The announcement comes shortly after similar announcements from mobile providers Vodafone and O2.
Apple iPad will not be exclusive to one mobile internet provider
Check out our Apple iPad first look
Which? had been expecting the 3G version of the iPad to launch through an exclusive network provider, like the Apple iPhone did with O2 when it first launched.
Earlier today Apple announced that the launch of the iPad in the UK would be delayed until May due to strong demand for the media tablet during its first week of launch in the US.
Apple iPad first look review
Which? was fortunate enough to order one of the first iPads. and import it from the USA. You can watch our hands on first look video review of the iPad here.
Which? will be testing the iPad against a number of devices in the coming months, including ebook readers and netbooks.
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