London,
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October
2013
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EE switches on 4G in 14 more towns

  • 4G from EE arrives in Benfleet, Caerphilly, Caldicot, Canvey Island, Carlisle, Chepstow, Cwmbran, Grays, Harlow, Hatfield, Kenilworth, Rayleigh, Southport and Worksop
  • New 4GEE and 4GEE Extra plans, along with the UK's first 4G PAYG mobile plans, launching tomorrow

EE, the UK's most advanced digital communications company, today announced that 4G is available to consumers and businesses in 14 more towns across the UK.

Today, 4GEE is being switched on in Benfleet, Caerphilly, Caldicot, Canvey Island, Carlisle, Chepstow, Cwmbran, Grays, Harlow, Hatfield, Kenilworth, Rayleigh, Southport and Worksop as the rapid roll out of the UK's first 4G network continues.

New 4GEE plans, starting from £18.99 per month, and 4GEE Extra plans that include international roaming* and the UK's largest data bundles, are launching tomorrow – 30th October. 4GEE mobile pay as you go (PAYG) plans will also be available to customers tomorrow for the first time, with devices starting from £129.99.

Olaf Swantee, Chief Executive Officer, EE, said: "One year on from our launch we are bringing 4G to even more places, making the UK's fastest mobile network available to even more people. We continue to grow our 4G coverage all around the country, and the new range of plans gives consumers and businesses more flexibility and choice in how they access superfast mobile."

For more information, please visitwww.ee.co.uk.

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Notes to Editors

*Available on all plans taken out between 30th October until 31st January

4GEE is available in 131 UK towns and cities today – Accrington, Aldershot, Altrincham, Amersham, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Ashford, Ashton-under-Lyne, Aylesbury, Barnsley, Basildon, Basingstoke, Beaconsfield, Bedford, Belfast, Benfleet, Berkhamsted, Bicester, Billericay, Bingley, Birmingham, Blackburn, Blackpool, Bolton, Bracknell, Bradford , Brentwood, Bristol, Burton upon Trent, Caerphilly, Camberley, Cardiff, Coalville, Caldicot, Canvey Island, Carlisle, Crawley, Chatham, Chelmsford, Chepstow, Chester-le-Street, Chorley, Colchester, Coventry, Cwmbran, Derby, Dewsbury, Doncaster, Dudley, Edinburgh, Farnborough, Farnham, Fleet, Gerrards Cross, Gillingham, Glasgow, Grays, Guildford, Halifax, Harlow, Harpenden, Hatfield, Hemel Hempstead, High Wycombe, Hinckley, Hitchin, Houghton-le-Spring, Horsham, Huddersfield, Hull, Kenilworth, Leatherhead, Leeds, Leicester, Letchworth, Lichfield, Liverpool, London, Loughborough, Luton, Lytham St Annes, Maidenhead, Maidstone, Manchester, Marlow, Merthyr Tydfil, Milton Keynes, Newbury, Newcastle, Newport, Nottingham, Oldham, Oxford, Pontefract, Preston, Rayleigh, Reading, Redhill, Reigate, Rochdale, Rochester, Rotherham, Runcorn, Sale, Sevenoaks, Sheffield, Shipley, Slough, Southampton, Southend-on-Sea, Southport, Stevenage, St Albans, Stafford, Stockport, Sunderland, Sutton Coldfield, Telford, Thame, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Walsall, Warrington, Watford, Welwyn Garden City, Weston-super-Mare, West Bromwich, Wigan, Windsor, Woking, Wolverhampton and Worksop, and EE is aiming for 98% of the UK population to be covered by the end of 2014.

Double speed 4GEE is available in 20 cities - Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Derby, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Sheffield, Southampton, Sunderland, Sutton Coldfield, Walsall, West Bromwich and Wolverhampton.

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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