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By October 21, 2013 Read More →

Virgin extends its EE MVNO partnership

virginEE have long been the company that underpins the Virgin Mobile’s MVNO and today we learn that partnership is to be extended.

Virgin Mobile have alwasy offered good value for money mobile contracts and flexible PAYG options so it would be our hope that this extended partnership would also see Virgin offering flexible and inexpensive 4G connectivity.

Press release follows:

Virgin Media extends long-standing MVNO partnership with EE

Virgin Media customers to continue to benefit from the UK’s biggest and fastest mobile network

21 October 2013, United Kingdom: EE and Virgin Media have announced that EE will continue to provide the network and services that underpin Virgin Media’s mobile service, Virgin Mobile, the UK’s leading MVNO with over three million customers.

The new and exclusive MVNO agreement is an extension of EE and Virgin Media’s longstanding and successful partnership, which dates back to the launch of Virgin Mobile in 1999 as the world’s first MVNO.

EE was selected based on the strength of its network, its strong industry reputation and its flexible and technologically advanced MVNO platform. EE offers the widest 3G and 2G coverage in the UK as well as the country’s biggest and fastest 4G network.

Gerry McQuade, Chief Marketing Officer, Non-consumer, EE said: “We’re delighted that following a competitive industry tender, Virgin Media has again chosen to partner with EE and build on our longstanding and successful relationship. By choosing the EE network, Virgin Media will ensure its customers and around 14,000 employees continue to have access to the UK’s biggest and fastest mobile network.”

Dana Strong , Virgin Media’s Chief Operating Officer, said: “Combining the leading mobile network with our powerful broadband means Virgin Media customers get the best connectivity whether at home, out and about, or even beneath the streets of London. Having worked together for over a decade, this partnership between the world’s first virtual operator and what is now Britain’s most comprehensive mobile network is moving into an exciting new phase.”

By April 19, 2013 Read More →

EE team up with Huawei and announce a 4G MiFi

4G MiFi

EE, the UK’s most advanced digital communications company, today launched the UK’s first 4G enabled ‘CAT4device, the Huawei E5776 mobile WiFi. Optimised for next-generation 4G speeds, the Huawei E5776 mobile WiFi is the perfect companion for mobile users who want the fastest speeds on the move – creating a superfast 4GEE hotspot when they’re on the move.

The launch of the Huawei E5776 mobile WiFi, follows EE’s recent announcement that it is doubling its 4G speeds. The arrival of this CAT4 device will allow customers to take full advantage of the EE double-speed 4G network, going live in June, and experience some of the fastestspeeds for superfast mobile browsing on laptops or tablet computers.

Paul Jevons, Director of Products and Devices, EE, said: “We’re pleased to be launching our first next generation 4G device. With this device, not only will customers get amazing Superfast 4GEE speeds today, but they’ll also benefit from an even greater experience when we double the speeds in our network, which will be rolling out this summer”

Rhys Saunders, Sales Director at Huawei Device, said: “We are delighted to be developing and rolling out the very latest 4G mobile technology with EE in the UK. The Huawei E5776 mobile WiFi means all manner of connected devices can take advantage of the new superfast network speeds EE is making available in the UK.”

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