London,
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April
2015
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Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge with WiFi Calling now available on EE

  • Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge pay monthly handsets purchased from EE will feature WiFi Calling
  • Customers who trade-in their old Samsung Galaxy S3, S4 and S5 can receive the Galaxy S6 free on plans from £43.49 a month
  • Those who purchase the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge from EE as well as a Samsung Wireless charger to receive a voucher for £20 off selected official Samsung branded cases

10 April 2015, London  – EE, the UK's most advanced digital communications company, today announced that Samsung's new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, are now available with WiFi Calling on its superfast 4GEE network.

EE Network Innovation

With a host of new features and performance which set new standards in the smartphone market, the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge are fully optimised when matched with the UK’s biggest and fastest 4G network.  Both handsets incorporate the latest chipset technology (CAT 6) which ensure they are able to access EE’s 4G+ network, offering real world download speeds of up to 150Mbps (with theoretical maximum download speeds of 300Mbps) for the ultimate in connectivity and performance. Pay monthly handsets bought through EE direct channels will also be amongst the first in the UK to support WiFi Calling, giving users high quality calls in more places when connected to WiFi in homes and offices.

EE Pricing

From today, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are available on a range of 4GEE price plans via the EE online shop, EE telesales and EE retail stores. The 32GB Galaxy S6 on EE is just £49.99 on a £43.49 a month, 24 month 4GEE Extra plan which comes with unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and 4GB of mobile data a month, and the 64GB Galaxy S6 edge just £49.99 on a £53.49 a month, 24 month plan which comes with unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and 10GB of mobile data a month. 4GEE Extra plans also include the UK’s fastest 4G speeds, inclusive calls and texts in the EU as well as inclusive calls to 0800 numbers as part of the package.

With EE customers can also receive money back for their old handset by recycling it at an EE store or online at www.ee.co.uk/recycle. Those who trade in their working Samsung Galaxy S3, S4 or S5 (from any network) can also get the S6 or S6 edge free on selected plans, saving at least £49.99. Or, if they want to hand their old device on to a friend or family member, for a limited time (until 30 April) EE is offering a great value SIM Only plan starting from just £8 a month.

EE offers both handsets available in the full range of colours to business and consumer customers via the EE online shop, EE telesales and EE retail stores:

  • Samsung Galaxy S6 – Black, White, Gold, and Blue*
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 edge – Black, White, Gold, and Green*

EE also has a wide range of Samsung accessories available, and for those who order their new Galaxy S6 and S6 edge from EE as well as a Samsung Wireless charger will receive a voucher for £20 off all official Samsung branded cases.

Sharon Meadows, Director of Devices, EE, said: “We’re pleased to be matching the latest flagship handsets from Samsung with the latest network innovation. With download speeds of up to 150 Mbps and WiFi Calling built-in, EE really is  the number one network for those wanting to make the very most from their Galaxy S6 experience.”

EE’s superfast 4G service is currently available in over 500 major towns and cities across the UK, as well as approximately 4,000 smaller towns and villages.

For further information on the Galaxy S6, including full details of EE’s price plans, consumer and business customers can visit www.ee.co.uk/thenextgalaxy

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Notes to editors:

*When available from Samsung

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

ee@nelsonbostock.com

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 580 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 75% 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 2014 Mobile Choice Consumer Awards and What Mobile Awards 2013, Network Innovation at the 2013 Recombu awards and Best Network for Business at the 2013 Mobile Industry awards.

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