EE which is a partnership between mobile carriers Orange and T-Mobile has launched the UK’s first 4G LTE mobile network in the UK today, the service launches in eleven cities around the UK.
The eleven cities where EE’2 4G LTE is available include Cardiff, Bristol, Birmingham, London, Leeds, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Liverpool, Southampton and Sheffield.
EE have also re-branded a number of their existing stores across the UK and there are now more than 700 EE stores around the UK, and their CEO had the following to say about the launch.
“Today is a landmark day for our company, the UK mobile industry and, most importantly, the country’s businesses and consumers.
“But this is just the start as our 4G network will continue to grow stronger and wider by the day. We’re investing £1.5 billion in our network to be the first company to offer mobile 4G in the UK, alongside the biggest 3G network. Combined with our Fibre Broadband and revolutionary service model we have a pioneering and unique offer to customers across the UK – superfast speeds in the home, superfast speeds on the move and expert service on nearly every high street in Britain.”
It will be interesting to see how their 4G network is developed in the UK, and whether EE are able to offer the speeds the promise for mobile Internet in the UK.
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