EE's New Two-Year Contracts Launch Today

As the UK's first 4G LTE carrier, EE is currently refining its tariffs while the likes of Vodafone and O2 are just getting started. Earlier this month, EE announced several new 4G LTE plans for the UK. Those plans are launching today, so here's a quick run down of what's new.

These new pay-monthly handset plans come with 24-month contracts. EE is introducing a new breed of 4GEE Extra plans aimed at businesses. All of these Extra plans will include unlimited minutes and texting, up to 50 GB of data (depending on the plan you choose), and faster speeds. Customers on a 4GEE Extra plan can share UK data, minutes and text add-ons with up to 50 users. These 4GEE Extra plans will start at £26.99 (4 GB) and go up to £74.99 for the top tier (50 GB) plan. Data offered will be EE's 'double speed,' which offers up to 60Mbps.

The new range of regular 4GEE plans includes plans for as low as £18.99 per month with 1,000 minutes, unlimited texts, and 500 MB of data (at speeds of up to 30Mbps). Plans under the regular 4GEE banner max out at 5 GB of data (£54.99). Prices of monthly plans depend on the handset you get when you sign up. If you're looking for more data, you'll want to consider the 4GEE Extra plans.

These new plans are effective today, October 30, along with two new 24-month mobile broadband plans for tablets and mobile devices with 20 GB and 50 GB allowances. EE's mobile broadband plans start at £10.83 for 1 GB of data on a 24-month device plan and range up to £41.67 for 50 GB of data. Double speed 4G plans start at £17.49 per month.

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