British carrier EE has continued its speedy rollout of 4G across the UK, bringing the service to 10 more towns across the UK. Furthermore, it has turned on its double speed service in 3 additional cities, boasting some of the fastest mobile speeds on the planet.
4G arrived today in Altrincham, Bedford, Camberley, Crawley, Farnborough, Farnham , Maidstone, Rochdale, Tonbridge and Welwyn Garden City, bringing the total number of cities covered to 95 towns, almost 60% of the UK population.
Double speed 4G was turned on in Belfast, Newcastle and Southampton, bringing the total number of cities under double speed coverage to 15. 4G is offered there at speeds of up to 60Mbps, with averages of 24-30Mbps.
Following the rollout, EE CEO Olaf Swantee stated:
“It has been a busy summer with the launch of next generation services including Cash on Tap and new Shared 4GEE plans, and we’re continuing to keep up the pace of our 4G rollout. Today we’re launching in a further 10 UK towns bringing superfast 4G services to more and more businesses and consumers. The arrival of double speed 4G in a further three cities means we remain one step ahead, and on track to provide our customers with a world leading mobile experience.”
EE is the UK’s largest and most advanced mobile carrier, with 27 million customers on its mobile and broadband plans. It’s 4G service was launched in 2012. It currently covers 60% of the UK population, with ambitions to cover 98% of the population by 2014.