EE has announced the next phase of its 5G rollout, bringing enhanced superfast 5G speeds to 14 towns and cities across the UK, as well as extending its 5G coverage footprint to a further 14 UK towns.
The network upgrade follows EE’s recent launch of a new range of Essentials, All Rounder and Full Works smartphone plans and will deliver high-performance connectivity for customers using the latest 5G-enabled handsets.
Enhanced 5G on the UK’s best network
EE is rolling out 5G 2100 MHz spectrum on sites that were previously used to provide 3G signals. The upgrade provides an enhanced 5G smartphone experience for customers, ensuring that they get improved indoor coverage, as well as more 5G capacity in busy areas.
The upgrades will be taking place in 14 of the UK’s biggest cities, including London, Manchester and Liverpool. The full list of locations include:
Expanding 5G to 14 new locations
EE has also added 14 new towns and cities to its 5G network. The new locations are:
Sutton in Ashfield
The move furthers EE’s position as the number one network for smartphones in the UK and follows the recent launch of new Essentials, All Rounder and Full Works pay monthly plans. With a wide range of monthly data allowances to suit all needs, customers on EE also receive access to EE’s Stay Connected Data, Data Gifting, Device Care Extras, EE’s award-winning customer service as well as new WiFi Coverage Boost – providing seamless access to over 150,000 securely encrypted BT WiFi hotspots across the UK.
Christian Thrane, Managing Director of Consumer Marketing, EE said: “To provide customers with the best smartphone experience, we are continually upgrading and expanding our 5G network. By increasing capacity, our customers will get faster speeds and an even more reliable experience. When combined with the enhanced benefits and services our great new pay monthly packages offer – then for those planning to get a new 5G smartphone, the message is simple: there’s only one UK network that offers the best smartphone experience.”
EE recently took the top spot in RootMetrics Everyday 5G rating – a combination of widespread availability plus strong performances for speed and reliability – and has 5G coverage in more places than any other operator.