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EE has today announced hitting a new milestone in the rollout of 4G LTE across the UK. The mobile operator has added the 200th town to its supported list, bringing the total coverage to a reported 72 percent. The residents of Rhyl, Wales recently had their LTE connection switched on alongside 12 other locations. The network began rolling out upgrades throughout the UK back in 2012.

If you're locked into a 4G plan with the network and reside in one of the newly covered locations, you'll be able to enjoy faster speeds. Fear not if you're still in an area with little to no coverage as the mobile operator is continuing to lock down the UK and reach complete coverage.

4G LANDMARK – RHYL IS 200th TOWN TO GET SUPERFAST MOBILE FROM EE

  • This week, Rhyl has become the 200th town to receive 4G from EE
  • Customers in 12 other towns now also covered by 4GEE
  • EE was recently ranked number one for mobile internet, call, text and reliability across the UK following rigorous independent testing from RootMetrics®

April 25, 2014 – EE, the UK's most advanced digital communications company, today announced that the seaside town of Rhyl in North Wales is the 200th town in the UK to benefit from 4GEE. The UK's biggest and fastest network officially switched on superfast 4G mobile broadband in 13 towns across the UK this week, bringing the total to 200 places and 72% of the UK population.

4G from EE goes live today in: Armadale, Bishop Auckland, Brighouse, Cumbernauld, Hamilton Kirkintilloch, Larne, Newry, Peterlee, Staines, Stockton-on-Tees, Rhyl and Washington. These places will now benefit from superfast internet access on mobiles, tablets and laptops, helping people and businesses to do more on the go, whether that's working or enjoying social media, music and videos.

EE's rigorous switch on requirements mean that locations aren't considered official 4GEE towns until at least 80% of the area is covered, ensuring new customers get the best 4G experience possible. EE continues to switch on hundreds of 4G sites all over the UK every month, and many additional towns are set to be announced in the near future.

Olaf Swantee, CEO of EE said: "Today we switch on our 200th 4G town just 18 months after pioneering the service in the UK.

"We now have over 2 million customers using superfast 4G. That's the fastest rollout and uptake of any technology in Britain, and means that the UK's mobile digital infrastructure is now ahead of many other nations. We're proud to have been the driving force that made that happen, but we won't stop there.

"Our continued drive to deliver 4G to more of the UK means that our customers have access to by far the biggest network in the country. Hitting this landmark highlights that 4G from EE is available wherever people need it - at home, at work, or enjoying the sunshine on the beach in Rhyl, our 200th town."

4GEE is available from just £13.99, allowing more customers than ever to enjoy the benefits of the UK's biggest and fastest network. The new price plan was launched last month alongside the first ever EE-branded smartphone – the EE Kestrel. The EE Kestrel is free on plans from £13.99, or for just £99 on 4GEE Pay As You Go.

Last month EE was ranked as the number one mobile network in the UK, following comprehensive independent testing from RootMetrics. RootMetrics assessed all four major operators, collecting over 840,000 test samples and driving more than 23,000 miles.

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There are 8 comments

samxool says:

how much did ee pay you for this article/advertisement/propaganda?

seanjenkins says:

They have money to burn considering the amount they charge for contracts

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NoNexus says:

They do this for everyone since it is news and all

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Charge for data is ridiculous on EE. I blasted through 1gb in an hour the other day on hspa.. Really wish three had better coverage where I live, I would be throwing money at them. Unlimited 3g / 4g ! Give it to me!

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jakeuten says:

it's a lot worse in the states. i don't know what the $210 equivalent is for the UK, but that's what i pay for 4 GB of data for two lines on at&t.

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Kurt House says:

I made the switch to EE in December from Virgin. Big mistake. I've had technical problems, which took over a month to fix, and since the fix I get about 2 texts a day telling me they're still looking into my problem! one was even from their sister company TMobile. The pricing isn't great either. I'll see out my contract (no choice!) then I'm off to Three. It's the only game in town really. If they pick up the pace with upgrading their coverage the other firms would be in trouble. Thankfully in Bristol the coverage is good.

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Euclid88 says:

Cool story bro, get me 3G in Canterbury first!

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2g in Cornwall would be lovely first
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