EE adds 150 new locations to its 5G network

Megan Robinson
November 24, 2022

EE is delivering its 5G beyond urban areas and allowing towns to benefit from its network

EE has added 5G across 150 new locations in the UK in the run up to Christmas and the festive shopping period.

In England, Kettering, Retford, Saltford, Scunthorpe, Carlisle, Barrow-in-Furness anc Crewe will be able to access EE’s 5G network.

Meanwhile, In Scotland, Buckhaven, Cowdenbeath, Gorebridge, Saltcoasts, Portlehen, Banchory and Ratho will benefit from 5G.

In Wales, Milford Haven, Pontypridd, Pencoed, Ebbw Vale, Whitland, Merthyr Tydfil and Pentyrch will be served with EE’s 5G.

Christmas markets

EE is also providing a 5G boost to small traders and their customers as many towns and cities where Christmas markets are held are now covered.

This includes; Birmingham, Edinburgh, Nottingham, London Hyde Park, Manchester, Bath, Newcastle, Padstow, Belfast and Lincoln.

Greg McCall, Chief Networks Officer, BT Group, said: “There is nothing like the sights and smells of a Christmas market. This year, with more people expected to visit some of the nation’s major destinations, ensuring the availability of high capacity, super-fast connectivity is crucial for customers and traders alike. As we continue to invest in and expand our 5G network, we’re thrilled to be powering Christmas market destinations across more of the UK.”



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