It's official folks, the UK will receive its first live public 4G LTE network on October 30th, as Everything Everywhere prepares to launch its new service.
The roll-out will begin in 10 cities, expanding to 16 before the end of the year. As previously listed, these cities will include:
*By end of 2012
EE has yet to confirm pricing details, however existing networks, Orange and T-Mobile, are already offering Samsung's Galaxy S3 LTE and Galaxy Note 2, Apple's iPhone 5, HTC's One XL and Huawei's Ascend P1 LTE as 4G-ready devices; with Nokia's Lumia 820 and 920 to follow in early November. This is all with a view to offering an upgrade to 4G at any point during a contract, where a new EE 4G sim-card will be required. It's suggested price differences may be from as little as £3 per month.