Earlier this month, we had reported that UK’s largest communications corporation will launch its 4G network on October 30 in UK. But at that time, the carrier didn’t reveal its pricing detail. Now we bring you the pricing information that is the data plans for the new 4G service starts at 500MB for £36 per month and level up to 8GB for £56. These are for 24 month plan.
According to EE, its 4G network will be able to cover 16 cities this year and it aims to offer 4G to 98% of the UK population by 2014. EE has enclosed 11 cities in an initial rollout, with another 5 to be combined by the end of this year. EE, UK’s largest communications, now works on its 4G network built upon the combined Orange/T-Mobile infrastructure, functioning on the 1,800MHz spectrum.
The LTE service is now live in London, Liverpool, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Sheffield and Southampton. Customers will pay on average £5 more per month if they opt for LTE over HSPA mobile broadband.
EE now starts selling seven 4G handsets including the Samsung Galaxy Note II, the Samsung Galaxy S III, HTC One XL, Nokia Lumia 920, Nokia Lumia 820, Huawei Ascend P1 LTE, and the Apple iPhone 5. You will also get to download or stream one movie per week from the company’s new EE Film service without cutting into that allowance. With superfast 4GEE plans from EE, you can not only watch TV or play live Multiplayer games, etc. but there are also loads of other great benefits you’ll get.
EE claims that the network will have average of 8–12Mbps which is five times faster than the existing 3G service. They are now offering 5 different data plans ranging from 500MB, 1GB, 3GB, 5GB and 8GB with different rates starting from £36 to £56.
Via: The Verge