(PRWEB UK) 2 November 2012
Phones 4u is pleased to announce that it will be stocking the widest range of 4G smartphones on the high street after EE’s 4G network today went live across 11 cities in the UK. Phones 4u has been named as one of EE’s selected launch partners for the UK’s first mobile 4G network.
Phones 4u and EE will be offering a number of LTE devices exclusively and will be working closely together to bring the launch cities the latest 4G handsets and to support the national roll-out.
Phones 4u will be working alongside EE to provide an exciting and compelling 4G experience to customers, with more than five thousand passionate Phones 4u mobile specialists across the UK on hand to offer advice on switching to 4G as it becomes available.
Scott Hooton, Chief Commercial Officer at Phones 4u comments: “The 4G network from EE is a landmark development for the UK mobile industry. We know that three quarters of our customers are aware of 4G and believe it will give them improved internet and faster download speeds and we’re thrilled that Phones 4u will be working so closely alongside EE to provide an exclusive and exciting 4G experience to our customers.
“Through delivering the widest range of 4G smartphones on the UK high street, we’re aiming to help consumers truly understand the offering and benefit as much as possible from mobile speeds of up to five times faster than 3G on some of the nation’s most cutting-edge smartphones. 4G not only meets the growing demand of consumers but demonstrates a milestone in the advancement of mobile services and the growth of the digital economy, which Phones 4u is proud to be part of.”
Nathan Vautier, EE Indirect Sales Director comments: “Today we are launching the country’s first ever superfast 4G mobile and Fibre Broadband services. This will offer our customers new and enhanced experiences, with 4G mobile speeds five times faster than today, and pioneering new services and devices. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Phones 4u for their dedicated support leading up to this exciting, industry-changing day and the launch of our new services. As a selected partner, Phones4u is invaluable in delivering our new brand and propositions nationwide.”
The Nokia Lumia 920 in black and white is a shared exclusive to EE and P4u, whilst the red and yellow variants are only available at Phones 4u. The white is only available on 4G EE, whereas other colours are available both in 4G and 3G. Available for £19.99RRP from £46 a month on EE from early November.
The Nokia Lumia 820 is available in black, white and red. A yellow variant is also available exclusively at Phones 4u. Available free from £36 a month on 4G EE from early November.
The Samsung Galaxy SIII LTE is available in both white and titanium. Available for £29.99 from £46 a month on 4G EE from 30th October.
The Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE is available in both white and grey variants. Available for £29.99RRP from £56 a month on 4G EE from early November.
The iPhone 5 is available in both white and black. Available for £19.99RRP from £56 a month on 4G EE from 30th October.
Huawei Ascend P1 LTE is available in black from today. Available free from £41 a month on 4G EE from early November.
About Phones 4u
Phones 4u is an independent mobile retailer, offering all networks and smartphone brands and market leading choice and value. It is part of the Staffordshire-based 4u Group, and the Group CEO is Tim Whiting. Leading the way in the mobile industry through its excellent customer service, award-winning advertising and differentiated in-store experience, Phones 4u has over 600 stores in the UK and is still growing. It has recently completed a refresh of its entire store estate, with the focus now on interactivity and making the product the hero. Phones 4u employs circa 6,000 people.
Phones 4u is a truly unique brand within the mobile sector, with a distinctive youthful customer base. Awarded ‘Best High Street Retailer’ and ‘Shop Idol’ at the Mobile Industry Awards 2012, it is renowned for its success in delivering great customer service and for having exceptional knowledge of mobile products. Judges also recognised Phones 4u as being the best at motivating its people, having the best range of innovative products and services, having the most compelling and effective store formats, delivering effective marketing campaigns and demonstrating strong commercial performance.
Passionate about its customers and committed to delivering award winning customer excellence every time, Phones 4u has made its customers’ needs the foundation of its business behaviour. Phones 4u was the first mobile retailer to implement NPS and led the industry in making staff accountable for the way they sell and is known for running the largest Ofsted accredited retail apprenticeship programme in the UK. Significant investment in the training and development of its people along with a ‘unique to the high street’ customer consultation process, delivers quality staff, unrivalled mobile expertise and advice tailored to individual customers’ needs. As a result, 1 in 4 new contract smartphones sold on the high street are through Phones 4u. For more information, visit http://www.phones4u.co.uk