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This article was published on June 11, 2013

    UK operator EE rolls out bundled unlimited fiber broadband and call packages

    UK operator EE rolls out bundled unlimited fiber broadband and call packages
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    4G mobile operator and fiber provider EE is now offering call and internet bundles that provide unmetered usage from just £5 per month for existing customers.

    The operator is best known for getting a headstart on launching its 4G service in the UK, but it also offers fixed-line fiber broadband too, underpinned by BT’s UK fiber-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) rollout. .

    As with most other broadband providers, you’ll also need to factor in the £14.75 per month cost of a phone line, but that pretty much remains a constant, no matter which you choose.

    The six new packages start from just £10 per month for the ‘Broadband’ package – which provides unlimited ‘up to’ 14Mbps broadband and unlimited weekend calls to landlines, or alternatively, bumping it up to £17 per month on this package adds 1000 anytime calling minutes to mobiles.

    If a 14Mbps downstream just isn’t going to cut it for you, there’s also an ‘up to’ 38Mbps option from £20 per month and an ‘up to’ 76Mbps tier that costs £34 per month but also includes unlimited calls to landlines and 1000 minutes of calling to mobiles at any time.

    The prices shown are for new customers, but existing EE, Orange and T-Mobile customers should all be able to get £5 off of each of the monthly tariffs.

    The new plans come as the operator is looking to shore up its core telecomms business in advance of rivals launching their own 4G LTE services in the UK in the near future.

    At last count, EE had managed to sign up just over half a million 4G customers since it launched the network at the end of last year. It hopes to have more than a million 4G customers on its books by the end of 2013 and recently announced a ‘speed-doubling’ exercise and shared 4G data plans are on the way.

    Image Credit: EE