EE Launches WiFi Calling in UK

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U.K. operator EE has launched WiFi Calling to make calls and texts available in every WiFi-connected home and small office in the UK. WiFi Calling from EE will be available from launch on the Lumia 640 and from Friday 10 April on the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. 

Ofcom: 14.7 Mbps Average LTE Download Speed in UK

Average download speeds, by provider in UK, Q4 2014

Ofcom has published research into 4G and 3G mobile broadband performance. Overall, 4G networks performed much better than 3G networks in five sample towns and cities tested - Edinburgh, Leeds, London, Newcastle and Poole/Bournemouth - where both 4G and 3G networks have been rolled out.

Huawei, EE and Qualcomm Complete 3-Carrier Aggregation Test

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Huawei has partnered with EE and Qualcomm Technologies to successfully complete LTE category 9 testing, which has achieved download speeds of up to 410Mbps.The test utilized Huawei's infrastructure solution across EE's LTE-A '4G+' network alongside QTI's Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 810 processor with integrated LTE-Advanced

EE Expands LTE Coverage, Introduces LTE-Advanced in London

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UK’s mobile operator EE today switched on its LTE-Advanced network in central London. The EE 4G+ technology uses 2.6GHz spectrum, and is available in large parts of central London, including Shoreditch, Old Street, Southbank, Soho, Westminster and Kensington. 

EE Adds LTE in 18 More Towns across UK

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UK carrier EE has launched 4G LTE network in a further 18 towns across Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and England. Less than two years since launch, 4G from EE now covers over 75% of the population across 281 large towns and cities and more than 2,500 villages and small towns.

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EE Switches on 4G in 21 More Communities Across UK

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UK operator EE  has turned on LTE network in new 21 towns including many rural towns in Scotland, Northern Ireland and the South West, East Midlands, and North West of England. Operator has also made 4G available to customers in Cornwall for the first time, bringing the total to 250 towns and cities

EE, BBC, Qualcomm and Huawei Collaborate on 4G Broadcast Trial

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Huawei announced EE, the BBC, Qualcomm Technologies and Huawei are collaborating in to exploring the role that 4G can play in the future of broadcasting.

EE Announces Trials of Voice Calls over WiFi and 4G

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UK operator EE is trialing a WiFi calling capability and plans to launch it in autumn 2014 on the latest handsets capable of supporting the service.

EE Brings LTE Network to 200th Town in UK

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UK's EE has added the seaside town of Rhyl in North Wales as the 200th town to its LTE coverage area. Operator switched on LTE network in 13 towns across the UK this week, bringing the total to 200 places and 72% of the UK population.

EE Announces Cheaper LTE Plan, Own-Brand Handset

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UK's operator EE has launched a range of new entry-level 4G pay monthly plans as well as the a low price 4G smartphone. From today, EE customers can choose from a range of 24 month entry-level 4G handset plans which includes the option of a free 4G handset

EE Announces LTE Roaming in France and Spain

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UK’s EE plans to offer customers access to 4G LTE in France and Spain. The deals are the first of a series of outbound roaming agreements that will allow EE customers to get 4G speeds outside of UK. EE's 4G coverage currently reaches over 70% of the UK population.

EE And Three to Invest £1bn in 4G Network Partnership

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UK carriers EE and Three have agreed to build the next stage of their basic 4G networks together, including sharing mast infrastructure and transmission costs, according to the Financial Times. Both operators plan to invest a combined £1bn to complete their telecoms infrastructure. 

EE Signs up Two Million LTE Users, Exceeds the Target

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UK's service provider EE announced that two million customers have now signed up to LTE services from EE, doubling the company target of one million customers by the end of 2013. Operator achieved first million customers within 10 months where as second million in four months.

EE Launches Inbound LTE Roaming in UK, First Agreement with AT&T

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UK's communications company EE has announced 4G LTE roaming agreement in UK, with AT&T. EE will launch additional partnerships early next year.