EE 4G Deals 2016: New mobile contract plans explained

EE has shaken up its handset plans with the launch of a new triple-tier pricing structure, offering what it describes as “increased choice and flexibility”.

The new plans are called 4GEE Max, 4GEE, and 4GEE Essential, all of which feature a range of tariffs and data/minutes/texts options. Both new and upgrading EE customers can take advantage of the plans, some of which will be available with no upfront fee

“Customers want to pair the best smartphone with the best network, so we’ve introduced a new range of plans to offer increased choice and flexibility,” said Noel Hamill, MD of Marketing at EE. “This includes our new 4GEE Max plans with inclusive roaming and BT Sport benefits – providing our greatest range of package benefits to date.”

Here are all the details:

4GEE Essential plans

The 4GEE Essential plans are the new 24-month entry level handset plans, and offer access to 4G speeds of up to 20Mbps. You can get a handset on these plans from as little as £16.99.

£16.99 gets you: 300MB data | 20Mbps speeds | 300 minutes | Unlimited texts | BT Sport App (6 months)

£18.49 gets you: 500MB data | 20Mbps speeds | 500 minutes | Unlimited texts | BT Sport App (6 months)

£23.49 gets you: 1GB data | 20Mbps speeds | 750 minutes | Unlimited texts | BT Sport App (6 months)

£23.49 gets you: 2GB data | 20Mbps speeds | 1,000 minutes | Unlimited texts | BT Sport App (6 months)

4GEE plans

The standard 4GEE plans are the middle tier, and offer unlimited UK minutes and texts, plus “generous” data allowances and 4G speeds capped at 60Mbps. You’ll also get unlimited minutes, texts, and 500MB of data per month to use in the EU.

£20.99 gets you: 1GB data | 60Mbps speeds | Unlimited minutes/texts | 500MB EU roaming, plus unlimited minutes/texts | BT Sport App (6 months)

£20.99 gets you: 2GB data | 60Mbps speeds | Unlimited minutes/texts | 500MB EU roaming, plus unlimited minutes/texts | BT Sport App (6 months)

£25.99 gets you: 5GB data | 60Mbps speeds | Unlimited minutes/texts | 500MB EU roaming, plus unlimited minutes/texts | BT Sport App (6 months)

£30.99 gets you: 10GB data | 60Mbps speeds | Unlimited minutes/texts | 500MB EU roaming, plus unlimited minutes/texts | BT Sport App (6 months)

£35.99 gets you: 20GB data | 60Mbps speeds | Unlimited minutes/texts | 500MB EU roaming, plus unlimited minutes/texts | BT Sport App (6 months)

4GEE Max plans

Finally, there’s 4GEE Max, which are the plans for the big spenders. These plans combine the largest data bundles plus the UK’s fastest 4G speeds, as well as inclusive access to the BT Sport app for the entire duration of the plan. You’ll also be able to use your plan’s call, text, and data allowance to “roam like home” when you’re travelling in the EU.

£25.99 gets you: 3GB data | Fastest 4G | Unlimited minutes/texts | EU ‘Roam like home’ | BT Sport App

£30.99 gets you: 7GB data | Fastest 4G | Unlimited minutes/texts | EU ‘Roam like home’ | BT Sport App

£35.99 gets you: 15GB data | Fastest 4G | Unlimited minutes/texts | EU ‘Roam like home’ | BT Sport App

£40.99 gets you: 25GB data | Fastest 4G | Unlimited minutes/texts | EU ‘Roam like home’ | BT Sport App

£45.99 gets you: 40GB data | Fastest 4G | Unlimited minutes/texts | EU ‘Roam like home’ | BT Sport App

There’s an important caveat to note here; ‘Roam like home’ is capped at 15GB data as part of EE’s Fair Use Policy.

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