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2012
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4G Britain update: more businesses unite behind belief that 4G will benefit Britain

Everything Everywhere, the company that runs Orange and T-Mobile, today said that just days after the www.4GBritain.org website went live, there has been significant interest from the public and business community in the benefits that 4G will bring the UK, with new website supporters including Experian, Getty Images, Hotels.com, New West End company, Velti and Deezer.

The website has received over 20,000 page views and users have submitted dozens of blog posts about why they want 4G in Britain. The #4GBritain conversation on Twitter has already reached over four million people[1].

Check out the latest blog posts from Scott Booker, President, Hotels.com, and others at http://www.4gbritain.org/blog/?type=latest

Join the #4GBritain conversation on Twitter:

@stephenfry Glad Orange/T-Mobile & Virgin Media signed up to http://fry.am/KqkbvL Hope other network operators do:UK used to lead, now we lag #4GBritain

@creativematch I want 4G in the UK because… creativity needs bandwidth ; ) http://www.4gbritain.org #4GBritain

@TeamWeFarmIt I want 4G in the UK because… It will let me follow twitter & manage the farm from my tractor! http://www.4gbritain.org #4GBritain

@XenITSolutions I want 4G in the UK because as a rural based IT SME having reliable connections to our clients is vital! http://www.4gbritain.org #4GBritain

@evejam I want 4G in the UK because I want to make sign language calls anywhere, anytime, at good quality http://www.4gbritain.org #4GBritain

@gups I want 4G in the UK because it’ll enable more opportunities for awesomeness in mobile web design http://www.4gbritain.org #4GBritain

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[1] All figures are from Google Analytics and Radian6

About EE

EE is the most advanced digital communications company in Britain, providing mobile and fixed line services to 27 million customers, and will soon become the first company in the UK to provide 4G mobile services alongside fixed-line fibre.

EE is the company that runs the Orange and T-Mobile brands in the UK, and will be launching its new superfast 4G brand – EE – in the coming weeks.

Its 4G service will cover a third of the population by the end of 2012 and its fibre service will cover 50% of the population by the end of the year.

EE’s mobile service currently provides coverage to 99% of the population with 2G and 98% of the population with 3G.