EE activates 4G service in 12 more towns


Operator now offers 4G in 117 towns and cities across the UK, covering 60 per cent of the population

EE has switched on its 4G service in 12 more towns, taking the total number of towns able to benefit from the superfast mobile network to 117.

From today, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Beaconsfield, Blackburn, Burton upon Trent, Coalville, Chester-le-Street, Fleet, Gerrards Cross, Halifax, Hinckley, Houghton-le-Spring and Reigate will be able to access 4GEE.

The operator claims that its 4G service now reaches 60 per cent of UK homes and business. EE added that it is on track to reach its target of 98 per cent coverage by the end of 2014.

EE CEO Olaf Swantee (pictured) said: “The whole country is excited about 4G, and today we’re making the UK’s fastest 4G network available to people and businesses in even more towns around the UK. The latest mobile devices are best on 4G, and we’re switching on that superfast experience in more places before the end of the year, making it accessible to even more people.”