EE customers to benefit from superfast 4G in France and Spain


  • EE customers first to benefit from 4G speeds when travelling to France and Spain
  • EE to extend 4G coverage across all major travel destinations during 2014
  • Consumer roaming bundles start from just £3 for 100MB of data in Europe

EE, the UK’s most advanced digital communications company, announced it is to offer customers access to superfast 4G in France and Spain. The deals are the first of a series of outbound roaming agreements that will allow EE customers to enjoy 4G speeds in the world’s most popular travel destinations.

The option to enjoy 4G speeds abroad is immediately available to Consumer and Small Business customers, with Corporate customers to follow soon. 

EE will extend its 4G coverage across major roaming destination including the USA, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands by the Summer.

Olaf Swantee, CEO, EE said:  “EE already has the biggest and fastest 4G network in the UK – now we’re also allowing our customers to stay connected on 4G when they’re abroad. Our customers will be the first to benefit in France and Spain today, with the most popular travel destinations to follow in the coming months. Whether it’s working on the move, social networking, using maps, or just finding a great place to eat in an unknown city, our customers will now benefit from the same superfast and reliable mobile experience at home and overseas.”

EE offers great value data roaming bundles designed to provide customers with an affordable solution to meet all their superfast mobile needs. With a range of consumer price plans including just £3 for a huge 100MBof data in a 24 hour period, customers can use 4G data whilst abroad without fear of spending more than they expected.

Customers on 4GEE Extra plans also get unlimited roaming minutes and texts to select countries as part of their plan. 4GEE Extra customers also enjoy speeds of approximately 60Mbps in twenty cities in the UK, as well as generous data bundles, inclusive texts and minutes, as well as a fast-track customer services option.

EE announced inbound 4G roaming for US travellers in the UK in December 2013.

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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 over 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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