As a brief background, Everything Everywhere is the parent
company of mobile operators, Orange and T-Mobile.
Olaf Swantee, CEO of Everything Everywhere, was
quoted as saying:
"Everything Everywhere's vision
is to launch 4G for Britain as soon as possible, and the roll out
of 3.5G HSPA+ and our 4G trials across Britain are major steps
towards delivering on that promise.
"Subject to regulatory approval
by the spring, Everything Everywhere will be in a position to begin
the roll out of 4G before the end of the year," Mr Swantee
As a quick reminder, Ofcom has been criticised on numerous
occasions for severely postponing the auction of the spectrum
necessary for the rollout of the fourth generation mobile
Some have suggested that Everything Everywhere's newest
statement is putting more pressure on the communications
It is still unclear what guidelines or proposals EE had put
forward in front of Ofcom to look through and approve.
The firm is currently trialling 4G (based on LTE) services in