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February
2016
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Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge with 4G Calling and WiFi Calling now available to pre-order on EE

  • Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge purchased from EE direct channels to feature WiFi Calling with 4G Calling also to be enabled shortly after launch
  • Customers who buy the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge from EE will receive an exclusive three-months free unlimited Google Play Music access
  • Customers who pre-order the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge from EE before 6th March will receive their new handset three days before the official UK launch

EE, the UK's most advanced digital communications company, today announced Samsung's new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, are available for consumer and business customers to pre-order from www.ee.co.uk. Handsets purchased through EE direct channels will feature WiFi Calling, 4G Calling (VoLTE), and three months free exclusive unlimited access to Google Play Music* on the UK’s biggest and fastest 4G network.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are available to pre-order on a range of 4GEE price plans via the EE online shop, EE telesales and through EE retail stores. The 32GB Galaxy S7 on EE is just £49.99 on a £44.49 a month, 24 month 4GEE Extra plan, which comes with unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and 4GB of mobile data a month. The 32GB Galaxy S7 edge is available for just £29.99 on a £49.99 a month, 24 month plan, and comes with unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and 4GB of mobile data a month. Existing EE customers looking to upgrade to the same plans will receive 10GB of mobile data per month for the same price. 4GEE Extra plans give people access to the UK’s fastest 4G speeds, and have inclusive calls and texts when travelling in the EU.

The Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are brimming with a host of new features and specifications that set new standards in the smartphone market. Both handsets incorporate the latest chipset technology, and when partnered with the UK’s biggest and fastest 4G network in the UK, ensure they are able to access EE’s 4G+ network, offering download speeds of up to 150 Mbps for the ultimate in connectivity and performance. Handsets purchased from the EE online shop, EE telesales and EE retail stores will also be able to support WiFi Calling allowing customers to make calls and send texts in more places across the UK, as well as 4G Calling (VoLTE) which will be provisioned on the handsets for customers shortly after launch so they can stay on superfast 4G when making calls.

EE will offer the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge handsets in both Black and Gold colour variants to business and consumer customers via the EE online shop, EE telesales and EE retail stores. All customers who pre-order the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge from EE before 6th March will receive their new handset three days before the official launch – on 8th March instead of 11th March. There will also be a wide range of Samsung accessories available from EE, including Micro SD memory cards, screen protectors and wireless charging pads.

Sharon Meadows, Director of Devices at EE, said: “We’re excited to see the latest technology incorporated in these super-smartphones – they’re both incredibly powerful and demand next generation 4G connectivity for a true next generation mobile experience. To get the very best out of the new handsets’ features, users should match them with the biggest and fastest UK network.”

With EE customers, can also receive money back for their old handset by recycling it at an EE store or online at www.ee.co.uk/recycle. Or, if they want to hand their old device on to a friend or family member; for a limited time (until 8th March) EE is offering 50% off 12 month 4GEE Extra SIM only plans.

EE is also offering 10% off Full Cover Insurance** for 6 months, to protect customers’ investment during pre-order. For further information on the Galaxy S7, including full details of EE’s price plans, consumer and business customers can visit www.ee.co.uk.

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Notes to editors:

*Three-month free access to Google Play Music is exclusive to EE customers who purchase the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge from EE direct channels. Google Play Music includes access to over 35 million tracks. Customers can download their favourite music to their device for offline listening

** Full Cover Insurance from EE includes worldwide cover for loss, theft or damage.

 

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

ee@nelsonbostock.com

0845 373 7070

 

About EE

EE, part of the BT Group, is the largest and most advanced mobile communications company in Britain, delivering mobile and fixed communications services to consumers and businesses. EE has approximately 14,000 employees and 550 retail stores, and serves more than 31 million connections across its mobile, fixed and wholesale networks.

EE runs the UK's biggest and fastest mobile network, it pioneered the UK's first superfast 4G mobile service in October 2012 and is the first European operator to surpass 14million 4G customers. EE's 4G coverage today reaches more than 95% of the UK population, with double speed 4G reaching 80%. EE’s 2G coverage reaches 99% of the population while 3G reaches 98%.

In the last few years, 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 Network for Business and Best Consumer Network at the 2014 & 2015 Mobile Industry Awards; Best Network at the 2014 & 2015 Mobile Choice Consumer Awards, and Best Network at the What Mobile Awards 2014; Fastest Network at the 2014 and 2016 uSwitch Mobile Awards; Best Mobile Network at the 2014 Recombu Awards, and Winners of Best Connected Gadget at the Mobile Choice Consumer Awards 2015.

 

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