Tag: everything everywhere

EE by gum, more cities switched on to EE 4G

With over 1 million 4G subscribers EE are currently the clear market leader in superfast mobile internet. In order to help fulfil the promise of 99% coverage by the end of 2014 EE are about to switch on another 29 towns and cities. Bath, Bournemouth, Brighton, Cambridge, Darlington, …

Deal agreed to protect customers from mobile “bill shock”

EE, Three, Vodafone and Virgin Media have today agreed to a new cap, proposed by the Government, on mobile bills. We’ve already seen some new measures getting announced, such as the option of ending a contract early if bills are increased mid-contract, but now it’ll be extended. A …

Virgin to continue using EE network

EE sent out a press release earlier confirming the long standing agreement between themselves and Virgin Mobile is set to continue and the MNVO will get access to both 2G, 3G and we believe soon 4G networks. The original deal was signed 14 years ago between then T-Mobile …

EE reveal iPhone 5S pricing

EE have just updated their online store and now include prices for the new Apple iPhone 5s. The handset goes on sale Friday 20th September – just next week. As expected, the pricing is high for their latest premium phone which comes complete with fingerprint scanner, new and …

The iPhone 5s and 5c – Where to get them

I’ve already had two people tell me how they intend to pay or upgrade to the iPhone 5s this morning, so it’s worth letting you know where you can get one or an iPhone 5c. Firstly, we should point out that all the major networks will be picking …

iPhone 5S and 5C on UK 4G – Confusion reins

So, a quick look on the Apple website reveals something a little worrying. Based on this information, the only UK networks who will be able to make the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c work at 4G speeds are Vodafone and EE. Many websites have picked up on this …

EE by gum. 100 towns and cities now covered

Tomorrow Voda and O2 will begin their 4G race for coverage, but EE grabbed a massive head-start and have now managed to cover 100 towns and cities with their LTE juice. Now, if you were EE and two big competitors were about to launch their 4G networks tomorrow, …

10 more towns go 4G on EE

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: …

My EE app lands on WP8…. finally!

Well well well, it looks like EE have finally managed to get an app out for anyone using Windows Phone on it’s 4G network. You can now join everyone on iOS and Android in checking your account on the move. There have voiced their concerns over the lack …

Have you got your double helping?

The 4th of July. Truly a time to celebrate. Why? Double speed on EE 4G of course! ūüėČ The first UK 4G network is strapping a supercharger to their network and the following 12 cities and towns will see a significant leap in speeds as of today… Derby, …

EE announce shared plans, PAYG broadband and more

UK network EE held an event in London today to outline some important steps in their 4G rollout….. there is rather a lot to take in so grab a drink, sit back and prepare yourself First of all comes the new ‘Double Speed’ brand which is basically the …

EE ‘double speed’ in action?

A good friend of mine is an EE customer and lives in London. He’s been a good mate for years now so I asked about his new EE 4G contract. Being in London he gets 4G all the time but it seems that the ‘double speed’ rollout is …

EE pass 500,000 4G customers

EE have sent a press release out this morning¬†confirming¬†that they’re 4G network has now passed the 500,000 customers. They are well on their way to hitting 1 million by the end of the year – a goal set by the company themselves. EE also highlight a few other …

EE announce new 30 day 4G plans

EE have just announced new 30 day rolling SIM-only contracts here in the UK. The new plans will allow access to the 4G network without the long commitment. Customers can then try 4G to see how it works for them and sign up to a longer deal with …

EE reset data for last weeks issues

EE have apologised for the network issues that had lots of customers voicing their opinions on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter (not from their phones of course as data was the big issue). Data would be very hit and miss for a wide group of …

Confirmed – HTC First UK launch cancelled

Over a week ago we reported that the HTC Facebook phone – the “First” – had vanished from the “Coming Soon” section of the EE website. We reached out to EE about this and, at the time, they told us that they still intended to range the handset …

BlackBerry Q10 appears in EE magazines.

I know what you’re thinking. “Hey, I wish I could get the all-new BlackBerry Q10 on EE” Well you can, however it’s a tad pricey. Splash out ¬£41 per month on the 4G network and you’re still going to have to pay ¬£139.99 up-front. Either that or pay …

Poll – Is speed what you want, what you really, really, want?

According to Wikipedia EE have around 28 million customers in the UK. That’s Wikipedia numbers though, so I wanted to be sure about this before I started to write this article. The Q3 2012 financial figures seem to have a slightly different number.. … EE is the most …

EE 4G to double in speed

With other networks (most notably Three) ramping up their existing 3G speeds, EE had to do something. Three are already offering speeds on their DC-HSDPA+ network of around 12Mbps and were keen to state that they’re not in a hurry with 4G because it would only offer customers …

Live at EE event in London

We have been invited to¬†The Royal Institution ‚Äď Science¬†in London where EE have an announcement to make around their 4G network here in the UK. There has been little information leak out about what this event is for and the only bit of information on the press invite …

Facebook phone, HTC First announced

HTC and Facebook have today announced a joint device called the HTC First and is all based¬†around¬†the best Facebook¬†experience¬†with high quality HTC hardware we have come to expect. The HTC FIrst offers Android JellyBean 4.1, a dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 4.2 inch 720p screen, 5 megapixel camera and …

50 4G enabled cabs now available in the UK

If you live in London you might have seen some of the Vodafone cabs around and about with chargers built in so you can charge your phone on the go? Well now EE have jumped on the cab bandwagon and have installed 4G MiFi into 50 black cabs …

Stats show no need for unlimited data on EE?

When EE launched there was a lot of stick in their direction as the company decided not to offer unlimited data on their new 4G network, especially when T-Mobile and Three offer it on certain plans. However we are now 4 months on and CEO of EE, Olaf …

EE offering a contract swap for Orange and T-Mobile customers

The boys at EE are keen to get you in board. Currently Kevin Bacon is offering out a vagazzle to anyone who’s interested and, meanwhile, EE are pushing their “Swap to EE” offer to those currently on Orange and T-Mobile. You’ll have to be using an iPhone 4S, …

Free EE 4G SIM with one month free – Give it a try while you can

You’ve heard all the kerfuffle about the new 4G network from EE. You’ve seen Kevin Bacon walking around with his phone and you’ve checked the EE coverage maps. Now is your very last chance to give the network a spin for nothing. Right now, provided you’ve got a …

EE take note … T-Mobile enhance US 4G offering

Just a few months after debuting its truly unlimited data plan for contract customers, T-Mobile USA will begin offering the same service option to Monthly 4G prepaid customers as well. Prior to this, the highest tier of the Monthly 4G service was $70 (¬£43) for unlimited talk, text …

Now EE have a femtocell too

Love them or hate them, the femtocell is here to stay. Now EE have got one. This one isn’t for 4G though, just 3G, and boosts the signal and routes calls through your broadband. We can’t see a price for the EE Signal Box but we assume it’ll …

EE HTC One X gets Jelly Bean

Tom Darcy has just pinged me an email after having Android Jelly Bean arrive on his HTC One X. It started arriving about a month ago elsewhere but Tom is on EE so if you got your handset through Orange or T-Mobile, look for an update right now. …

Fake EE twitter account confuses customers

The first 4G network in the UK called EE use twitter to communicate with their customers and try to help out as best as possible without having to call customer services. ¬†Whilst results so far have been rather mixed and a lot of people (myself included) never getting …

EE 4G coming to 17 more towns and cites

During our testing of the EE 4G network we found a blob of LTE coverage tucked away in Sutton Coldfield. Now Sutton Coldfield, along with 16 other towns and cities, are to be bathed in 4G coverage by March. The list includes five other areas close to me …

Nokia Lumia 820 now on EE

An update on the EE Twitter account has just announced that the Lumia 820, powered by Windows Phone 8, is now available to buy on the 4G network. Plus, if you buy in store, you get a free wireless charger to go with it too. The @nokia_uk 820 …

iPad mini available today from EE

Interested in getting the iPad mini on EE? Well, we’ve already mentioned that the New iPad and the iPad mini were about to arrive on the network, but today the iPad mini is appearing in stores. Pippa Dunn, Chief Marketing Officer at EE stated… To celebrate the launch …

Huawei blow hundreds of people away

Huawei have decided that the best way to promote their latest 4G handset is to make Santa look like he’s already on his sleigh. If you’re looking for mobile phone deals then the Ascend P1 LTE is a handset we reviewed some time ago and it’s rather epic. …

EE 4G Patchy even in current coverage areas

We’ve covered EE and their 4G service quite heavily over the last few weeks. From a country lane to London, we have tested the speeds of the new LTE network and checked the coverage too. Even EE will admit that, at the moment, 4G coverage is only available …

EE launch SIM-only plans

BREAKING NEWS! On checking the official EE site just now, it seems SIM-only plans have just beed added to the list. Prices starting from ¬£21 per month for 500MB and go up to ¬£36 per month for 5GB. These are all 12 month plans to get you 4G …

EE 4G 4D in Battersea

Listen, I’ll fess up. We were offered a sponsored post. You’ve seen the adverts already and heck, we would’ve got 10p for every view of the video below. HA! Christmas in the Caribbean baby. But no, we’ve got our standards. I mean sure, I once posted about an …

The 4G tryout

As a big promoter of data use on mobile phones, I’ve already pushed the boundaries. Over a year ago I did the AYCE Challenge on Three and used 44GB in two weeks (no really, here’s my bill). The end result? No extra charge for data use – even …

EE SIM-only delay caused by additional testing

We’ve already reviewed the all-new EE 4G network and you’ll have no doubt seen the adverts on TV, newspapers and billboards across the UK. However, last night we revealed the fact that their SIM-only deals, which aren’t available yet, were to be delayed. We contacted EE to find …

Everything Everywhere delay SIM-only plans

We’ve just seen that EE have decided to delay their SIM-only plans for up to another two weeks. The network announced the move in a tweet earlier today: Sorry folks ‚Äď there‚Äôs been a date change for our SIM-only plans. We expect to bring them in the next …