HTC ‘RE’ connected camera coming to EE

EMBARGO – 09:00 BST, Thursday 9th October, 2014: EE, the UK’s most advanced digital communications company, today announced that the RE, HTC’s exciting new Wi-Fi connected camera, will be available from EE from early November.

The RE by HTC will be available from £169.99 and is compatible with Android smartphones (Android 4.5 and above) and iPhones (iOS 7 or later). The RE is available in white and navy models, and also in orange exclusively with EE. Customers can connect the RE by HTC to a smartphone on 4GEE via device to device Wi-Fi to share images and videos on the move over the UK’s biggest and fastest mobile network.

Sharon Meadows, Director of Devices and Added Value Products at EE, said: “People are sharing content more than ever from their mobile devices, and sharing high definition video and images demands the biggest and fastest mobile network. The combination of a powerful connected camera like the stunning RE by HTC and our superfast 4GEE network means that customers will be able to share their experiences in new and exciting ways.”

Peter Frolund, VP of UK and Nordics for HTC, said: “The RE by HTC is uniquely designed to be easy and fun to use whilst capturing your photos and HD quality video on the move and makes it even easier to share your experiences with family and friends, when paired with any smartphone on EE’s superfast 4G network”

4G from EE is already available in 281 towns and cities across the UK – covering more than 75% of the population.

Customers can get more information about the HTC RE on EE by visiting:

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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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