Half of the UK population now has 4G access as EE rolls out network to 12 more towns and cities

Mobile network EE has confirmed its 4G network has expanded to cover 12 more UK towns and cities.

EE has rolled out its high speed network

Ashton-under-Lyne, Chatham, Gillingham, High Wycombe, Merthyr Tydfil, Oldham, Oxford, Rochester, Runcorn, Sale, Stafford and Wigan join the likes of Glasgow and London as 4G covered locations.

The expansion means that half of the UK population now has access to 4G with 74 towns and cities now covered by the high-speed data network.

Olaf Swantee, CEO of EE, said: “The pace of our 4G network roll out continues to keep us at the forefront of the UK mobile market. Just seven months after launch, we've covered millions of consumers and businesses with one of the fastest mobile networks in the world.”

The news of EE’s 4G expansion comes as Vodafone announced its 4G launch has been delayed until at least September of this year.

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