EE has been named the RootScore Award Winner in Newcastle by RootMetrics


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

Over 27,000 mobile performance tests were completed, comparing the performance of EE, Vodafone, O2 and Three. EE had the strongest overall performance for Newcastle and came top for Mobile Internet Performance and joint-first for Call Performance.  

The report findings showed average download speeds, combining both 3G and 4G, of 14.4Mbps and average upload speeds of 9.4Mbps for EE customers in the Newcastle region. These results were almost 8Mbps faster for downloads than any other mobile operator.

EE first rolled out 4G services in Newcastle in December 2012, enabling 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 most advanced digital communications company in Britain, providing mobile and fixed-line services to more than 26 million customers. EE is the first company in the UK to provide superfast 4G mobile services alongside fixed-line fibre, and runs the Orange, T-Mobile and EE brands in the UK.

4G from EE is currently available in 85 towns and cities across the country, offering access to the superfast service to more than 55% of the UK population. EE's 4G network is on track to cover 98% of the population by the end of 2014.

EE switched on double speed 4G in twelve UK cities on the 4th July. Double speed 4G has a theoretical maximum speed of 150Mbps, and boosts average speeds to 24-30Mbps.

EE's fibre service is currently available to 50% of the UK population.

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