EE launches 4G in 11 more towns


The superfast service is now live in 85 towns and covers 55 per cent of the population

EE has launched 4G in 11 more UK towns, bringing the total to 85.

Today (June 27) 4G is being switched on in Aldershot, Basildon, Basingstoke, Bracknell, Hitchin, Horsham, Leatherhead, Letchworth, Stevenage, Warrington and Weston-super-Mare.

The superfast service now covers more than 55 per cent of the population, the company said. It aims to cover 98 per cent of the country by the end of 2014.

Compatible devices include the iPhone 5, iPad Mini, Huawei Mobile wifi, BlackBerry Z10, HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4.

EE chief executive officer Olaf Swantee said: “Today’s launch sees us continue to extend the reach of superfast 4G mobile to more consumers and businesses across the UK, from Warrington to Weston-super-Mare. With double-speed 4G launching this summer, as well as shared 4GEE plans and Pay-As-You-Go 4G Mobile Broadband, we continue to innovate and enable the best possible digital experience for our customers.”