EE today announced their financial results, but what they also announced a bit later on was that 10 more towns across the UK have had 4G switched on. This gives them 60% coverage just 9 months since launch.
The 10 new towns which are now 4G enabled are:
- Welwyn Garden City
Belfast, Newcastle and Southampton have also been upgraded to the new ‘double speed’ service allowing even faster downloads then ever before.
Here is the full press release from EE
- 4G arrives in Altrincham, Bedford, Camberley, Crawley, Farnborough, Farnham , Maidstone, Rochdale, Tonbridge and Welwyn Garden City
- EE switches on double speed 4G in Belfast, Newcastle and Southampton
- EE now delivering superfast 4G mobile to businesses and consumers in 95 towns and cities across the UK, and double speed 4GEE to 15 cities
- 4G now covering almost 60% of the UK population, just nine months after launch
EE, the UK’s most advanced digital communications company, today announced that 4G is available in 10 more towns across the UK. The superfast mobile network now covers 95 towns and cities across the UK.
Today, EE 4G is being switched on in Altrincham, Bedford, Camberley, Crawley, Farnborough, Farnham , Maidstone, Rochdale, Tonbridge and Welwyn Garden City as the rapid pace of the roll out continues. 4G from EE now covers the homes and businesses of almost 60% of the UK population.
EE is also continuing the roll out of double speed 4G and today the service, which offers speeds up to 60Mbps and averages of 24-30Mbps, is being switched on in Belfast, Newcastle and Southampton, adding to the 12 cities launched earlier this month.
Olaf Swantee, Chief Executive Officer, EE, said:
“It has been a busy summer with the launch of next generation services including Cash on Tap and new Shared 4GEE plans, and we’re continuing to keep up the pace of our 4G rollout. Today we’re launching in a further 10 UK towns bringing superfast 4G services to more and more businesses and consumers. The arrival of double speed 4G in a further three cities means we remain one step ahead, and on track to provide our customers with a world leading mobile experience.”
EE 4G mobile customers have instant web access while on the move, so they can download large files quicker than ever, watch live TV on mobiles without buffering and play live multiplayer games on the go. Consumers and businesses have access to the UK’s widest range of 4G mobile handsets, tablets and dongles including iPhone 5, iPad mini, Huawei Mobile Wi-Fi, Blackberry Z10, HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4, all available from EE stores and ee.co.uk.
For more information, please visit www.ee.co.uk.