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What is 5G, when is it coming and why do we need it?
What is 5G, when is it coming and why do we need it? By Max Langridge

Superfast 4G mobile data service is still developing in both coverage and speed capabilities.So why the need for 5G, especially when 4G connectivity speeds will be able to be faster than home fibre connections? We'll explain all below, but be aware -... Read more

EE Flex Plans give you monthly payments, but no long-term contracts
EE Flex Plans give you monthly payments, but no long-term contracts By Chris Hall

EE is making a range of changes across its offering, with the EE Flex Plan a new approach to SIM-only mobile phone contracts. It's essentially the fusion of pay-as-you-go freedom with monthly payment simplicity.Confused? Let us explain.The new EE Flex... Read more

New EE mobile Wi-Fi devices and plans offer faster, lighter broadband on the move
New EE mobile Wi-Fi devices and plans offer faster, lighter broadband on the move By Rik Henderson

EE has refined its mobile Wi-Fi devices and introduced new data plans to give you the best speeds when out and about.The two new devices - a 4GEE WiFi and 4GEE WiFi Mini - replace existing models and are smaller and lighter than the previous versions.... Read more

EE adds data rollover to its PAYG Data and Everything Packs
EE adds data rollover to its PAYG Data and Everything Packs By Rik Henderson

Data rollover is a big deal these days, enabling you to save data you didn't use one month for use at a later date, and EE has now added the option to its 30-day pay as you go Data and Everything Packs.That means you don't have to lose data you've paid... Read more

EE rolls out ultrafast 300Mbps Fibre Max home broadband
EE rolls out ultrafast 300Mbps Fibre Max home broadband By Max Langridge

EE has announced two new home broadband plans, both with fast download speeds, ideal for the modern connected family. Called Fibre Max 1 and Fibre Max 2, the two broadband plans have average download speeds of 145Mbps and 300Mbps respectively. They also... Read more

Make a call even if your phone battery is dead with EE's smart number tech
Make a call even if your phone battery is dead with EE's smart number tech By Dan Grabham

EE's new 'smart number' tech means you can make a call even when you don't have your phone or it has run out of battery. Initially available across Apple devices including iPads, Macs and the Apple Watch, the service essentially enables up to five other... Read more

EE is looking for customers to test the UK’s first 5G trial in London
EE is looking for customers to test the UK’s first 5G trial in London By Maggie Tillman

EE plans to switch on a 5G trial network in London's Tech City area in October.In other words, one of the the UK’s largest mobile operators will be able to connect its customers to 5G for the first time. The company's initial trial will include 10 sites... Read more

You can now gift unused data on your EE plan to family members
You can now gift unused data on your EE plan to family members By Rik Henderson

EE has launched the UK's first data gifting service as part of its plans. You can gift a family member unused data from your own plan, as long as you and they have pay monthly voice or SIM-only tariff and are linked to your master account.Mobile broadband... Read more

Hot EE Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ deals from £53/m
Hot EE Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ deals from £53/m By Pocket-lint Promotion

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 + were announced at MWC and is now available to purchase SIM free, upgrade your existing contract, or get a new contract. READ: Five reasons to buy the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ on EE The new phones feature a similar design... Read more

5 reasons to buy the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ on EE
5 reasons to buy the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ on EE By Pocket-lint Promotion

The new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ are the most advanced Galaxy smartphones yet. They are both available on EE. Here are five good reasons why you should choose EE over other networks for your next Galaxy phone.1. It's a far-reaching networkThe comprehensive,... Read more

Joanna Lumley and EE host 360-degree movie trivia quiz to watch in VR and right here
Joanna Lumley and EE host 360-degree movie trivia quiz to watch in VR and right here By Rik Henderson

EE is the headline sponsor of the 2018 British Academy Film Awards and to celebrate has made a 360-degree, virtual reality movie trivia quiz you can watch in a VR headset or online.The host is British national treasure Joanna Lumley, who is also hosting... Read more

EE will teach parents how to set parental controls on devices
EE will teach parents how to set parental controls on devices By Rik Henderson

EE is marking Safer Internet Day by announcing rolling out specialist online safety training for staff in its 600 retail stores up and down the UK.This includes step by step guides to inform and teach parents how to set parental controls on multiple devices.The... Read more

EE partners with Internet Matters to make your kids' mobile browsing safer
EE partners with Internet Matters to make your kids' mobile browsing safer By Rik Henderson

EE and Internet Matters have partnered to help parents who plan to give their children mobile devices this Christmas.The aim is to inform parents of the dangers of mobile internet browsing and how to ensure their kids do so safely.The partnership results... Read more

EE Hawk is a £150 smartphone capable of 300mbps download speeds
EE Hawk is a £150 smartphone capable of 300mbps download speeds By Max Langridge

EE has introduced the Hawk smartphone, a wallet-friendly device at £150 that is Cat 6-enabled, meaning it can support 4G+ download speeds up to 300mbps. The Hawk has already proven to produce download speeds of 238mbps at London's Wembley Stadium on... Read more

The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 in pictures
The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 in pictures By Stuart Miles

This year's EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards was the best yet, and here are the pictures to prove it. Announced during a lush ceremony at Church House, Westminster, with support from sponsors EE, Honor, Sky News Swipe and MSN, those rewarded represent the... Read more

The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 winners revealed
The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 winners revealed By Rik Henderson

Another year draws to a close but not before we celebrate the finest games, gadgets and other tech treats of the last 12 months in the annual EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. It's time to reveal the winners.You have been voting in your droves, along with... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017: Last chance to vote for your favourites
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017: Last chance to vote for your favourites By Rik Henderson

Towards the end of each year, we host our awards ceremony to reveal the best gadgets from the previous 12 months, and you can help choose the winners.You don't have long left to vote, however - just 24 hours as voting ends on 3 November. So please head... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 elite judges revealed: Industry pros to vote alongside you
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 elite judges revealed: Industry pros to vote alongside you By Rik Henderson

The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 winners will be announced during a swish event in London on 14 November, but before we can hand out the 19 prized gongs for the best products of the year, we have to decide what they'll be.This year we've changed... Read more

"UK's fastest 4G Wi-Fi device" now available exclusively from EE
"UK's fastest 4G Wi-Fi device" now available exclusively from EE By Rik Henderson

EE has announced that it has the UK exclusive for the Netgear Nighthawk M1 and calls it the country's "fastest 4G Wi-Fi device".It is available now, both online and in EE stores, and is capable of superfast speeds thanks to Cat 16 specification.Considering... Read more

EE supports a new 'Enhanced HD Voice' feature, starting with iPhone 8
EE supports a new 'Enhanced HD Voice' feature, starting with iPhone 8 By Elyse Betters

EE has announced it supports "the next generation of voice service".So, you've probably heard of HD Voice before. If not, it's also called Voice over LTE (VoLTE). And it is designed to enhance phone conversations so that people sound more natural and... Read more

EE introduces 4G-enabled router for faster downloads at home
EE introduces 4G-enabled router for faster downloads at home By Max Langridge

EE has launched the 4GEE Home Router, the company's first own-branded Cat 7-enabled Wi-Fi device. The 4GEE Home Router works like a regular Wi-Fi router, providing internet access to up to 32 devices, but it works on 4G mobile connectivity as opposed... Read more

Preview Glastonbury acts and never lose your tent at the festival with EE's app
Preview Glastonbury acts and never lose your tent at the festival with EE's app By Max Langridge

EE has announced the new and improved version of its official Glastonbury app, in time for this year's festival, which takes place from 21 - 25 June. The biggest change over the 2016 app is Apple Music integration, which is built-in to let you listen... Read more

EE will now let you use your phone abroad for free
EE will now let you use your phone abroad for free By Max Langridge

EE has made a rather timely announcement to say its customers will be able to use their current tariff abroad, for free, from 15 June 2017. That is coincidentally the same date that EU roaming charges are abolished. EU roaming charges will end this year,... Read more

EE Robin review: Putting the kids in control
4.0 stars EE Robin review: Putting the kids in control By Max Langridge

Everyone needs to be online these days. Look around you on the high street, on a bus, on a plane: chances are the majority of people will have their head down looking at a phone or tablet. The ability to have instant access to all the information in the... Read more

EE announces refreshed range of SIM-only tariffs
EE announces refreshed range of SIM-only tariffs By Max Langridge

EE has unveiled a new range of 12 month SIM-only tariffs for anyone who buys a SIM-free phone and wants to take advantage of its fast 4G speeds and extensive network coverage.The plans are split into three tiers: 4GEE Essential, 4GEE and 4GEE Max. 4GEE... Read more

EE launches second-gen Robin tablet designed specifically for kids
EE launches second-gen Robin tablet designed specifically for kids By Max Langridge

EE launched Robin, the world's first 4G tablet designed specifically for kids just over a year ago and today, the company has announced a second-generation version with several improvements. The EE Robin kids tablet takes on Amazon kids tablet The new... Read more

EE starts Cat 9 rollout, achieves 360Mbps download speeds on an HTC 10
EE starts Cat 9 rollout, achieves 360Mbps download speeds on an HTC 10 By Rik Henderson

EE has announced its intention to roll out network compatibility for Cat 9 devices to cities in the UK this year, with the first venue to get the service being the EE-sponsored Wembley Stadium in London.The company has promised that central London,... Read more

EE's free 6-month Apple Music subscription will save you Bacon, give you access to Britney, bitch
EE's free 6-month Apple Music subscription will save you Bacon, give you access to Britney, bitch By Chris Hall

EE will be offering a 6-month free subscription to Apple Music to all new and upgrading monthly customers, from 1 September.The pairing with the Apple music service is the first of its kind for a UK network, and the latest in a number of incentives offered... Read more

EE's new pay monthly handset plans include one for roaming abroad
EE's new pay monthly handset plans include one for roaming abroad By Elyse Betters

EE has launched a three-tier handset plan pricing structure, with the purpose of offering customers more choice and flexibility, it said.The three tiers include the 4GEE Essentials handset plan, the 4GEE handset plan, and the new 4GEE Max handset plan,... Read more

EE brings back customer services to UK and Ireland, better service promised at no extra cost
EE brings back customer services to UK and Ireland, better service promised at no extra cost By Rik Henderson

EE has made significant steps in closing its customer service operations overseas and bringing the entire operation back to the UK and Ireland. All of its Pay Monthly customer service calls are now localised.It also promises that Pay As You Go and Home... Read more

EE pay monthly customers now get BT Sport channels for free
EE pay monthly customers now get BT Sport channels for free By Rik Henderson

It's been a while since the BT Group acquired mobile network EE and now we're seeing the fruit of that alliance. All EE pay monthly customers, new and existing, will be able to access BT's sports channels for free for six months.Access is through the... Read more

Glastonbury 2016 to be filmed in VR by EE, festival fun in 360-degrees
Glastonbury 2016 to be filmed in VR by EE, festival fun in 360-degrees By Rik Henderson

EE has been the technology partner of the Glastonbury Festival for many a year and each time comes up with a new way to integrate its tech into the everyday goings on at Worthy Farm.This year virtual reality is on the rise, so it makes sense that EE has... Read more

EE Jay is a fun and budget-friendly 4G tablet for summer travelling
EE Jay is a fun and budget-friendly 4G tablet for summer travelling By Rik Henderson

EE has introduced an entry-level tablet to its range that offers decent spec for a budget price.The Jay from EE, as it is called, is a 7.85-inch 4G device with Android 5.1 Lollipop, a quad-core 1GHz processor, 16GB of on-board storage and microSD card... Read more

EE Power Bars are no more - network won't bring back charger promotion
EE Power Bars are no more - network won't bring back charger promotion By Elyse Betters

Remember those free EE Power Bars? Yeah, they're gone for good.EE announced a free portable charger scheme last April and said it would be available to every network and broadband customer. Called the EE Power incentive, it offered a free portable Power... Read more

Your EE 4G phone will work "everywhere you go" by 2020
Your EE 4G phone will work "everywhere you go" by 2020 By Rik Henderson

EE has revealed that it is on track to cover 95 per cent of the UK landmass with 4G coverage by the end of the decade. That will represent an increase of 35 per cent in just four years.The only places that will not be covered by 2020 are "where people... Read more

EE TV Recordings To Go enables mobile viewing, takes fight to Sky Q
EE TV Recordings To Go enables mobile viewing, takes fight to Sky Q By Chris Hall

EE TV was ahead of its time in many ways when it launched in 2014, offering a number of features that until recently, weren’t available on any other TV platform.Not one to shy away from new features, EE TV has just added a great new option, called Recordings... Read more

Your EE Power Bar could be unsafe, EE will swap it for £20 as part of mass recall
Your EE Power Bar could be unsafe, EE will swap it for £20 as part of mass recall By Rik Henderson

You know that thing that no matter how good an intention might be, it can sometimes come back to bite you on the derrier? Well, EE is in that position as it is having to recall every one of the free Power Bars it handed to customers as part of a promotion.After... Read more

EE launches 4GEE Capture Cam for affordable live HD video, streamed anywhere
EE launches 4GEE Capture Cam for affordable live HD video, streamed anywhere By Luke Edwards

EE already has a camera launched in its 4GEE Action Cam, but now it wants to take that further. The 4GEE Capture Cam is the new device that's aiming to help people and businesses keep an eye on what they need, live, from anywhere and for less.The 4GEE... Read more

EE reveals 5G plans for 1Gbps connection in the UK, and more
EE reveals 5G plans for 1Gbps connection in the UK, and more By Luke Edwards

EE has unveiled its plans for a better-connected future in the UK. From working with businesses to enhancing connectivity, EE has high hopes for the UK's future.The company reckons 4G value is estimated at £8.9bn. And it's growing. So there's plenty... Read more

The EE Robin kids tablet takes on Amazon kids tablet
The EE Robin kids tablet takes on Amazon kids tablet By Rik Henderson

EE has entered the family tablet market with a 4G-enabled device that is specifically designed for children and their parents.The EE Robin comes with a 7-inch 1024 x 600 LCD display, 1.1GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor, 1GB of RAM and... Read more

EE TV update adds search, personalisation, photo and video playback, more
EE TV update adds search, personalisation, photo and video playback, more By Chris Hall

EE has announced its biggest update to EE TV since the launch of the service in late-2014. The update brings more flexibility and personalisation to EE's TV service, which is one of the most dynamic TV offerings currently available.One of the biggest... Read more

EE recalls some Power Bars due to fire risk: Is yours one of them?
EE recalls some Power Bars due to fire risk: Is yours one of them? By Elyse Betters

If you own an EE Power Bar, you should immediately check its model number, because EE has recalled 500,000 units that could explode and catch fire.EE announced a free portable charger scheme at the beginning of April and said it would available to all... Read more

4GEE Action Cam review: Live-stream your hardcore action
3.5 stars 4GEE Action Cam review: Live-stream your hardcore action By Chris Hall

EE is looking to diversify its offering, making a step into action cameras. The aptly named 4GEE Action Cam arrives with the hook that it's connected, tying it into the 4G network and giving you the option to broadcast your adventures direct from the... Read more

EE Harrier review: Vertical take-off for budget 4G handset
4.5 stars EE Harrier review: Vertical take-off for budget 4G handset By Andrew Williams

Cut out the middle man – it's one of the best ways to save money. That's the idea behind the EE Harrier budget 4G smatphone: by getting rid of that Sony, Samsung, or whatever label, carrier-tied phones such as this can get you the most features for... Read more

The Rook is EE's £49 4G handset
The Rook is EE's £49 4G handset By Chris Hall

EE has announced a new addition to its bird-named handsets with the launch of the Rook.The Rook joins the line-up that includes the Harrier and Harrier Mini, but this model is available for just £49 for new customers, or £39 for existing customers.EE... Read more

EE fined £1 million by Ofcom for mishandling customer complaints
EE fined £1 million by Ofcom for mishandling customer complaints By Rik Henderson

Ofcom has fined EE a staggering £1 million for not treating customer complaints in the proper manner, as according to the code of practice set by the UK's communications regulator and agreed by all networks.EE, it ruled, failed to inform customers complaining... Read more

Harrier Tab expands EE's own-brand 4G line-up
Harrier Tab expands EE's own-brand 4G line-up By Chris Hall

EE is expanding its line-up of own-brand Android devices with the 4G Harrier Tab. As you're probably guessed, it's a connected tablet, matching the Harrier devices that were recently announced in 5.2 and 4.7-inch sizes. The new 8-inch tablet is connected,... Read more

EE launches own 4G-connected 4GEE Action Cam to share live footage over network
EE launches own 4G-connected 4GEE Action Cam to share live footage over network By Rik Henderson

EE has revealed in a London press event that it will be developing own-brand devices other than phones that fit its 4G connected vision.The first of those is a GoPro style 1080p action camera called 4GEE Action Cam, which will be connected to the company's... Read more

EE is taking loads of Power Bars to Glastonbury, offering free swaps
EE is taking loads of Power Bars to Glastonbury, offering free swaps By Chris Hall

EE has announced that it is supporting Glastonbury for the third time and the headline act will be certainly be the EE Power Bar. Introduced previously at Glastonbury as an alternative to conventional charging - which the 4G network will also be providing... Read more

EE own-brand offensive: Harrier and Harrier Mini offer 4G affordability
EE own-brand offensive: Harrier and Harrier Mini offer 4G affordability By Chris Hall

EE has announced a number of second-gen own-brand devices, capitalising on the success of its 2014 EE Kestrel.Sticking with the bird themes, the Harrier and Harrier Mini will be swooping into stores on 28 April, offering tantilising alternatives to big-brand... Read more