London,
20
August
2012
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00:00
Europe/London

Ofcom announces its approval of Everything Everywhere's request to liberalise 1800MHZ spectrum for 4G

 

"Ofcom's decision to make 4G available this year is great news for the UK. Consumers will soon be able to benefit from the much greater mobile speeds that 4G will deliver. 4G will drive investment, employment and innovation and we look forward to making it available later this year, delivering superfast mobile broadband to the UK." – Everything Everywhere

For further information including quotes from 4G users, the GSA and MPs supporting Ofcom's decision please see the 4G factsheet and infographics that explain and highlight the benefits of 4G in the attached press pack.

About EE

EE is the most advanced digital communications company in Britain, providing mobile and fixed line services to 27 million customers, and will soon become the first company in the UK to provide 4G mobile services alongside fixed-line fibre.

EE is the company that runs the Orange and T-Mobile brands in the UK, and will be launching its new superfast 4G brand – EE – in the coming weeks.

Its 4G service will cover a third of the population by the end of 2012 and its fibre service will cover 50% of the population by the end of the year.

EE's mobile service currently provides coverage to 99% of the population with 2G and 98% of the population with 3G.