HATFIELD, England, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
- 4G arrives in Aldershot, Basildon, Basingstoke, Bracknell, Hitchin, Horsham, Leatherhead, Letchworth, Stevenage, Warrington and Weston-super-Mare
- EE now delivering superfast 4G mobile to businesses and consumers in 85 towns and cities across the UK
- 4G reaches more than 55% of the UK population, just eight months after launch
EE, the UK's most advanced digital communications company, today announced that 4G is available in 11 more towns across the UK. The superfast mobile network now covers 85 towns and cities across the UK.
Today, EE 4G is being switched on in Aldershot, Basildon, Basingstoke, Bracknell, Hitchin, Horsham, Leatherhead, Letchworth, Stevenage, Warrington and Weston-super-Mare as the rapid pace of the roll out continues. 4G from EE now covers the homes and businesses of more than 55% of the UK population.
Olaf Swantee, Chief Executive Officer, EE, said:
"Today's launch sees us continue to extend the reach of superfast 4G mobile to more consumers and businesses across the UK, from Warrington to Weston-super-Mare. With double-speed 4G launching this summer, as well as Shared 4GEE plans and Pay-As-You-Go 4G Mobile Broadband, we continue to innovate and enable the best possible digital experience for our customers."
EE 4G mobile customers have instant web access while on the move: 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 http://www.ee.co.uk.
Notes to Editors
4GEE is available in 85 UK towns and cities today - Aldershot, Amersham, Ashton-under-Lyne, Aylesbury, Barnsley, Basildon, Basingstoke, Belfast, Berkhamsted, Billericay, Bingley, Birmingham, Blackpool, Bolton, Bracknell, Bradford , Brentwood, Bristol, Cardiff, Chatham, Chelmsford, Chorley, Coventry, Derby, Dewsbury, Doncaster, Dudley, Edinburgh, Gillingham, Glasgow, Harpenden, Hemel Hempstead, High Wycombe, Hitchin, Horsham, Huddersfield, Hull, Leatherhead, Leeds, Leicester, Letchworth, Lichfield, Liverpool, London, Loughborough, Luton, Lytham St Annes, Maidenhead, Manchester, Marlow, Merthyr Tydfil, Newbury, Newcastle, Newport, Nottingham, Oldham, Oxford, Pontefract, Preston, Reading, Rochester, Rotherham, Runcorn, Sale, Sheffield, Shipley, Slough, Southampton, Southend-on-Sea, Stevenage, St Albans, Stafford, Stockport, Sunderland, Sutton Coldfield, Telford, Thame, Walsall, Warrington, Watford, Weston-super-Mare, West Bromwich, Wigan, Windsor, and Wolverhampton, and EE is aiming for 98% of the UK population to be covered by the end of 2014.
EE is the most advanced digital communications company in Britain, providing mobile and fixed-line services to more than 26 million customers. EE is the first company in the UK to provide superfast 4G mobile services alongside fixed-line fibre, and runs the Orange, T-Mobile and EE brands in the UK.
Its 4G service is on track to cover more than 70% of the population by the end of 2013 and 98% by the end of 2014. EE's mobile service currently provides coverage to 99% of the population with 2G and 98% of the population with 3G.
EE's fibre service is currently available to 55% of the UK population.
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