London,
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March
2015
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Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge with WiFi Calling now available to pre-order on EE

  • Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge handsets purchased through EE direct channels to feature WiFi Calling
  • Those who pre-order the Galaxy S6 or S6 edge from EE, and buy a Samsung Wireless charger will receive a voucher for £20 off selected official Samsung branded cases
  • For a limited time EE is offering a great value SIM Only plan starting from just £8 a month for those who want to hand their old device on to a friend or family member

20 March 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 available with WiFi Calling to pre-order on its superfast 4GEE network.

From today, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are available to pre-order on a range of 4GEE price plans via the EE online shop, telesales and through 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 is just £49.99 on a £53.49 a month, 24 month plan which comes with unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and 20GB of mobile data a month. 4GEE Extra plans give people access to the UK’s fastest 4G speeds, have inclusive calls and texts in the EU, and inclusive calls to 0800 numbers as part of the package.

With a host of new features and performance which sets 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 download speeds of up to 150Mbps for the ultimate in connectivity and performance. Handsets bought through EE direct channels will also be amongst the first handsets in the UK to support WiFi Calling, giving people high quality calls in more places when connected to WiFi in homes and offices.

With their slim, seamless, full metal and glass construction, the sleek, ultra-thin Galaxy S6 and unique, dual curved Galaxy S6 edge are the thinnest smartphones Samsung has created. EE offers both handsets available in the full range of colours to business and consumer customers via the EE online shop, telesales and retail stores:

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

EE will also have a wide range of Samsung accessories available, and for those who pre-order their new Galaxy S6 or S6 edge from EE, and buy a Samsung Wireless charger, will receive a voucher for £20 off selected official Samsung branded cases.

Sharon Meadows, Director of Devices, EE, said: “Once again Samsung has managed to generate real buzz around its forthcoming flagship handsets, which are packed with a wealth of great new innovative features. Offering download speeds 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.”

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. 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’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 13,000 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 and fastest mobile network, pioneering the UK's first superfast 4G mobile service in October 2012. EE's 4G coverage today reaches more than 80% 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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