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2016
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EE to Offer iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and Apple Watch Series 2 in UK on 16 September

EE today confirmed pricing of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the best, most advanced iPhones ever, featuring an all-new advanced camera system, dust and water resistant design, stereo speaker system and the A10 Fusion chip which is the most powerful chip on any smartphone while delivering the best battery life ever in an iPhone.

EE also announced it will offer Apple Watch Series 2, the next generation of the world’s most popular smartwatch. Apple Watch Series 2 is packed with incredible fitness and health capabilities including a water resistance 50 meter rating for swimming and built-in GPS. Apple Watch Series 2 also features the brightest display Apple’s ever shipped and a powerful dual-core processor, in addition to the performance enhancements of watchOS 3.

iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will be available through a range of 4GEE plans, this includes a free upgrade to the latest iPhone every year on select 4GEE Max plans. 4GEE Max plans include EE’s largest data bundles, inclusive BT Sport for the duration of the plan, the UK’s fastest 4G speeds and the ability to use your allowance in the EU at no extra cost.

EE is the only UK network to offer iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus customers six months of Apple Music free as well as free access to the BT Sport App. EE also offers WiFi Calling, allowing customers to call and text in more places across the UK, as well as 4G Calling. EE is also the only UK network which is rolling out Cat 9 connectivity, meaning only on EE will those with an iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus receive the fastest download speeds available.

What’s more, with EE Recycle and Reward, customers can trade-in their current handset to put towards the upfront cost of a new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. If existing customers are in the last 45 days of their plan, they can easily upgrade for free as part of EE’s standard upgrade process. Additionally, with EE you can simply hand your current phone to a friend or family member and add a 4GEE SIM to an existing plan from just £8 per month on a 12-month contract, allowing them access to the shared data allowance as well as unlimited UK calls and texts.

“As well as being the UK’s biggest and fastest network, EE is able to provide iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus customers with blisteringly fast download speeds that no other network can match. We also cover more of the UK with super-fast 4G coverage, keeping customers connected in more places than any other” said Marc Allera, CEO, EE. “With WiFi Calling and 4G Calling as well as great benefits like free BT Sport, Apple Music and inclusive EU roaming - customers who choose iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus as well as Apple Watch on EE will receive an unrivalled experience.”

Customers can order iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, beginning 9 September and both will be available in retail shops and online at www.ee.co.uk/iphone7 . iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and the iPhone SE will also be available. Customers can order Apple Watch Series 2 in EE stores also beginning 9 September. For more information on iPhone and Apple Watch, please visit: www.apple.com.

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About EE

EE, part of BT Group, is the largest and most advanced mobile communications company in the UK, delivering mobile and fixed communications services to consumers.

EE runs the UK's biggest and fastest mobile network, having pioneered the UK's first superfast 4G mobile service in October 2012. EE was the first European operator to achieve 14 million 4G customers in December 2015. EE has around 550 shops across the UK. EE's 4G coverage today reaches more than 97% of the UK population, equal to more than two thirds of the UK geography. EE plans to extend 4G to 95% geographic coverage by 2020.

EE has received extensive independent recognition, including being ranked the UK's best overall network by RootMetrics®; Best Network at the 2014 and 2015 Mobile News Awards; Best Consumer Network at the 2015 & 2016 Mobile Industry Awards; as well as Fastest Network at the 2014 and 2016 uSwitch Mobile Awards.

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