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June 3, 2016

EE’s Glastonbury 2016 app to keep festival-goers connected

The official app gives latest updates, helps to locate friends and venues at the festival.

By CBR Staff Writer

British mobile operator EE has launched the official Glastonbury 2016 App and an on-site power bank swap option, to keep the festival goers connected. EE is the official communications and technology Partner Glastonbury Festival 2016 and it has launched the official app for iOS and Android users.

With the app, users can build their personal line-up and connect to Facebook and check what their friends are planning for the festival. The app will feature an interactive map, which can be used for sharing map pins and to coordinate meeting places or show people where the user is located.

With the interactive map, users can customise ‘now and next’ info while the customisable pin drops will help in locating their friends, car and tent. Also featured in the app, is a home screen notifications on updates and latest developments at the Glastonbury Festival 2016.

With the app, fans can watch live-streaming of performances on and off site from the main stages at the festival. It also streams tracks from artists performing at the festival.

Apart from the official app, EE has also introduced power bank for phone charging to help festival goers. Fans with their Juice Tube Power Bank can come to an EE recharge tent and swap their discharged power bank for a fully charged power bank, once a day, throughout the festival.

EE is offering the new Juice Tube Power Bank through EE Accessories website and its official website, for a price of £20.

The company is also offering EE Festival Essentials pack for £25. This pack includes Juice Tube Power Bank, a waterproof phone case, poncho and a light-weight canvas rucksack.

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EE brand director Spencer McHugh said: "The hugely popular EE Glastonbury App is all about enhancing the experience for festival goers.

"The app was accessed over three million times over last year’s festival and we expect even more interaction in 2016.

"It’s the perfect digital companion to help people plan what is likely to be one the best weekends of their lives."

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