EE launches LTE in 18 more towns

10 Oct 2014

The UK’s largest wireless provider by subscribers, EE, has rolled out 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) to another 18 towns across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. As of 1 October, EE’s 4G LTE network is live in Abingdon, Ashton-In-Makerfield, Brownhills, Corringham, Faversham, Fleetwood, Formby, Hebburn, Helensburgh, Hoddesdon, Holywood, Hythe, Prestatyn, Sandhurst, Spennymoor, Tilbury, Waltham Abbey and Wombourne.

The cellco now provides 4G coverage to over 75% of the population, covering 281 large towns and cities as well as over 2,500 small towns and villages, and claims its ‘double-speed’ 4G, which is capable of reaching 60Mbps, is available in 20 cities: Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Derby, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Sheffield, Southampton, Sunderland, Sutton Coldfield, Walsall, West Bromwich and Wolverhampton. EE held 34.4% of the UK wireless subscriber market at end-June 2014, just ahead of O2 with 32.0% at the same date, according to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database.

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