Customers can now benefit from 4G speeds when travelling to a total of 16 countries globally
UK mobile operator, EE, has announced it has extended access to 4G for customers travelling to a total of 16 countries. The deals are the latest in a series of outbound roaming agreements that will allow EE customers to enjoy 4G speeds in the world's most popular travel destinations.
Customers travelling to Canada, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, UAE, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Switzerland can now benefit from the speeds and capacity offered by 4G. This is in addition to France and Spain, where roaming agreements were launched in March and South Korea which will be launched on the 22 August.
The option to enjoy 4G speeds abroad in these countries is immediately available to consumer and small business customers, with corporate customers to follow soon. EE will continue to extend its 4G coverage across major roaming destinations throughout 2014.
Olaf Swantee, CEO at EE, said: '[We are now] allowing our customers to stay connected on 4G when they're abroad. Our customers will benefit in 15 destinations today, with further popular travel destinations to follow in the coming months.
'Whether it's working on the move, social networking, using maps, or just finding a great place to eat in an unknown city, our customers can now enjoy the same superfast and reliable mobile experience at home and overseas.'