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October 29, 2012

EE launches 4G service tomorrow, available for new iPads

The company’s mobile 4G service will start rolling out tomorrow and will offer a plan for the iPad mini and 4th generation iPad.

By Tineka Smith


EE has not announced its 4G prices for the new iPads but has said it will offer a "range of attractive" data plans.

EE’s 4G mobile service will launch on Tuesday 30 October in ten cities but will available to a third of the UK population in 16 cities by the end of the year.

The company says its 4G service will cover a third of the population by the end of 2012 with its fibre service covering 50% of the population by the end of this year.

The mobile operator is the first one to offer 4G services in the UK.

"We’re proud to be leading the way and pioneering the roll out of 4G in the UK," said Olaf Swantee, CEO of EE in a statement."With our new brand and unique 4G and fibre services, we will deliver consumers and businesses across the country next-generation services and a superior level of support."

EE plans for their coverage to reach 98% in further towns, cities and rural areas by 2014.

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The mobile operator’s 4G services will be available on the iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy SIII LTE, Nokia Lumia 820 and 920, HTC One XL and the Huawei Ascent P1 LTE.

The company plans to invest over £1.5bn in the next three years towards its network and fast 4G LTE mobile broadband services.


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