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2014
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EE to offer the Samsung Galaxy S5 on the UK's biggest and fastest network

EE, the UK's most advanced digital communications company, today announced it will be offering Samsung's new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, on its superfast 4GEE network.

The Galaxy S5 will be available for consumers and business customers on EE’s superfast 4G service, which is currently available in over 170 towns and cities across the UK. Customers will be able to purchase the handset via the EE online shop, EE telesales and EE retail stores from launch, and with EE’s 4G service, they can watch live TV on the move without buffering, play live multiplayer games on-the-go and download large email attachments quicker than ever.

The Galaxy S5 is also a ‘CAT 4’ mobile device, making it the perfect device to take advantage of EE’s superfast, double speed 4GEE network – providing users with the fastest mobile connectivity when on the move and optimising the Galaxy S5’s key features.

Sharon Meadows, Director of Devices at EE, said: "The launch of a new Galaxy S has become one of the most anticipated moments in the tech calendar and the Galaxy S5 doesn't disappoint. When paired with our 4G network, which offers the world’s fastest speeds, the device provides an unrivalled mobile experience – it's super-powerful, features an amazing display, and comes packed with cutting-edge features that will put it right at the very heart of your digital life."

The Galaxy S5 will be available on a range of EE’s 4GEE and 4GEE Extra plans, with benefits* which include:

  • The world’s fastest 4G speeds
  • Inclusive roaming calls and texts in 30 international destinations
  • 2 for 1 cinema tickets with EE Film
  • Exclusive discounts on EE’s superfast Fibre Broadband, so customers can enjoy blistering speeds in the home as well as on-the-move

EE will be offering an exclusive incentive to new and existing customers who pre-order the handset on EE, before launch, with further details to be announced in the coming weeks.

For further information on the Galaxy S5, including full details of EE’s price plans when available, consumer and business customers can register their interest at www.ee.co.uk/GS5

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Notes to editors:

*Some benefits listed are available to 4GEE Extra customers only

Double-speed 4GEE is available in Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Derby, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Sheffield, Southampton, Sunderland, Sutton Coldfield, Walsall, West Bromwich and Wolverhampton. Please visit http://explore.ee.co.uk/ee-network/4gee/doublespeed-4gee for further details.

For more information, please contact the EE press team on:

ee@nelsonbostock.com

0845 373 7070

About EE

EE is the largest and most advanced digital communications company in Britain, delivering mobile and fixed communications services to consumers, businesses, government and the wholesale market. With approximately 15,000 employees and 600 retail stores, EE serves more than 27 million customers on EE, Orange and T-Mobile mobile and broadband plans.

EE runs the UK's biggest and fastest mobile network, having introduced the UK's first superfast 4G mobile service in 2012. EE's 4G coverage reaches 70% of the UK population.  EE’s 2G coverage reaches 99% of the population while 3G reaches 98%. EE's superfast fibre broadband service covers 54% of the UK population, and ADSL broadband service covers 98.7% of the population.

EE has received extensive independent recognition including being ranked the UK's best overall network by RootMetrics®, Fastest Network at the 2013 uSwitch Awards, Best Network at the 2013 Mobile Choice Consumer Awards and What Mobile Awards, Network Innovation at the 2013 Recombu awards and Best Network for Business at the 2013 Mobile Industry awards.

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