EE prices first LTE phones and tariffs in the UK

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  1. V_R

    V_R ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Moderator

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    ....and heres why i had, and still have, no interest in moving to EE for 4G LTE. It was never going to be unlimited was it? ;)

    But seriously! £36 a month for 2 years only gets you 500Mb!?!? :lol:

    As one of the comments said...

    http://www.theverge.com/2012/10/22/3539628/ee-lte-price-plans
     
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    floppybootstomp sugar 'n spikes Moderator

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    I haven't got the first feintest clue what you're on about :confused: :lol:

    I don't use my phone for online stuff, it's too titchy, and besides, when I step outside front door, I like to feel detached from tinternet.

    Still, from what I can sus from above, prices seem like a lot of loot for not very much :eek:
     
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    Urmas Subarctic Penguin VIP Member

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    Crikey! That is just like... um... the way they've done it in the U.S.


    :cry:


    Just for comparison: 4G data is unlimited here in Finland, and fees range from €20/month for a 50 Mb/sec subscription to €40/month for a "full speed" 100 Mb/sec subscription.
     
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    Sounds like you get a very good Deal there Urmas - unlimited 4G data for €20 is a bargain!

    It seems silly to have a 500MB cap - especially at £36/month. It makes 4G pointless for the time being, as 3G is much better value and still plenty fast for most mobile needs.
     
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    ... not to mention that it will take time EVERYWHERE to get 4G infrastructure up and running COUNTRY WIDE.

    But still... latencies are much lower, and upload speeds...

    Here is a speed test from Helsinki (September 2012, operator: DNA, 50 Mb/s contract):

     
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    I'm sticking to the old Nokia that my daughter gave me about 8 or 9 years ago.

    It's a PHONE and that's all I want. :D
     
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