EE to offer the Samsung Galaxy Alpha on the UK's biggest and fastest network

13 August, London – EE, the UK's most advanced digital communications company, today announced it will be offering the stunning new Samsung Galaxy Alpha smartphone on its superfast 4G network.

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha combines a sleek design with powerful performance, and will be available for consumer and business customers across a variety of 4GEE plans. At just 6.7mm it is also Samsung’s slimmest flagship phone to date.

The handset will be available to pre-order on EE and customers will be able to purchase the handset via the EE online shop, EE telesales and EE retail stores when it launches. With EE’s 4G service, they can watch live TV on the move without buffering, play live multiplayer games on-the-go and download large email attachments quicker than ever.

Nicola Shenton, Head of Device Portfolio at EE, said: “EE’s superfast 4G network is the perfect partner for Samsung’s new flagship device. With powerful performance and a real emphasis on design, Samsung has developed a great new handset that seamlessly combines style and substance. Add the biggest and fastest 4G network in the UK and you have a smartphone that ticks all the boxes.”

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha will be available on a range of EE’s 4GEE and 4GEE Extra plans, with benefits which include:

  • The UK’s fastest 4G speeds
  • Inclusive roaming calls and texts in select international destinations*
  • 2 for 1 cinema tickets with EE Film
  • Exclusive discounts on EE’s superfast Fibre Broadband, so customers can enjoy blistering speeds in the home as well as on-the-move
  • Inclusive unlimited calls to 080 numbers*

4G from EE is already available in 250 major towns and cities across the UK, and over 2,500 smaller towns and villages, covering 73% of the population.

Further details on pricing, pre-order and availability, will be announced in due course.

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Notes to editors:

*Available on 4G Extra plans only

For more information, please contact the EE press team on:

0845 373 7070

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. EE has approximately 15,000 employees and 520 retail stores, and serves more than 30 million customers across its mobile, fixed and wholesale businesses.

EE runs the UK's biggest, fastest and most reliable mobile network, pioneering the UK's first superfast 4G mobile service in October 2012. EE's 4G coverage today reaches more than 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.

In the last few years, EE has received extensive independent recognition including being ranked the UK's best overall network by RootMetrics®, Best network at the 2014 Mobile News Awards, 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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