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EE extends 4G coverage to more than 500 rural areas

16 Dec 2022

British mobile network operator (MNO) EE has announced that is has built or upgraded more than 500 4G sites in rural areas across the UK since December 2021 as part of the Shared Rural Network (SRN) initiative. According to the MNO, it added more than 420 square miles of new 4G coverage in 2022, and claimed to have ‘[extended] its lead as the UK’s largest 4G network’. Further, EE said that in total it has upgraded 1,32 sites since signing the SRN deal with its fellow cellcos and the UK government back in March 2020. Looking ahead, the company has said it plans to deliver around 900 more upgrades in rural areas of the UK by 2024.

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