Anyway, orange will upgrade me, without a fee, despite the fact my contract doesnt expire until January! He also said I could have pretty much any phone for free - I suspect the M3100 wont be free but hey!
I spend a lot, but weirdly, im on an old £25 a month, 1000 mins off peak any network tariff - its pretty good value.
He said I can also add the unlimited data bundle to that.
He actually took my number and said he would phone me when the m3100 is out.
The current release date is August 06, but subject to change. He also said they are usually annouced 5/7 days ahead of launch to OCS so they can read up on it etc. This hasn't been done yet.
Really helpful guy, and I'm gobsmacked that they will upgrade me, without fee, so early. I've been a customer for around 10 years on PAYG, and around 4/5 years on contract, but even so.... surprised. Maybe T Mobile isn't yet the way to go...