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Britain's Most Remote Rural Area Ushered 4G
  • By ingellen ・Published on March 27, 2013
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March 27th news, UK’s Largest Mobile Operator EE recently announced that it will launch broadband services based on LTE networks in Cumbria, which will be the first time that the mobile broadband service in the most remote rural areas of UK.
This service used EE’s exsisting 1800MHZ spectrum, the introduced broadband access nominal rate exceeds 20Mbps, which means that the majority of the residents of the northern wilderness be able to get an average of 8 ~ 12Mbps upload and download speeds. 
The northern wilderness is so far the UK’ the fixed network areas that has not been covered by the fiber-optic network or that can provide super-fast network access. EE services will cover 84% of the population in the northern wilderness in the summer of 2013. EE launched broadband services that are based on LTE network in the region, indicating the 4G service may spread to other rural areas in the UK.
The standard tariff of EE launched LTE broadband services in remote rural areas is the company's existing personal and business users of mobile broadband tariff plan, the monthly minimum charge is £ 15.99. EE may develop a special tariff plan for the rural users based on assessment for their usage and behavior 
In May 2012, EE tested 4G mobile broadband in Cumbria.
By editors from fiber optic network products manufacturer in China
March 27, 2013