London,
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October
2013
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EE has been named the RootScore Award Winner in London by RootMetrics

EE has been named the RootScore Award Winner in London by RootMetrics, an independent consumer advocate.

More than 86,000 mobile performance tests were completed, comparing the performance of EE, Vodafone, O2 and Three. EE had the strongest overall performance for the capital coming top for Mobile Internet Performance and joint-first for Text Performance.

The report findings showed average download speeds of 19.3Mbps and average upload speeds of 12.9Mbps for EE customers in the London area. These results were nearly 10Mbps faster for downloads than any other mobile operator.

EE first rolled out 4G services in London in October 2012 and launched double-speed 4G services in July 2013. EE's 4G services enable local residents and businesses to access the web on the go in an instant; download large email attachments quicker than ever; hold video calls; watch live TV on the move without buffering; and play live multiplayer games on the go.

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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 and only superfast 4G mobile service in 2012. EE's 4G coverage has reached approximately 60% of the UK population, with plans to cover 98% of the population by 2014.  EE's 2G coverage today reaches 99% of the population and 3G reaches 98% of the population. 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®, Best Network at the 2013 Mobile Choice Consumer Awards and Best Network for Business at the 2013 Mobile Industry awards. 

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