Get the combined power of 4G and unlimited wi-fi in more places than any other mobile provider.
4G with BT Mobile is provided on the EE network. In Ofcom’s Connected Nations Report (1 Dec 2016), pg. 40, Ofcom analysed Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) EE, O2, Vodafone and Three. This report shows EE had the highest 4G indoor and outdoor coverage in 2016 (89%, 64%) compared to O2 (88%, 52%), Vodafone (83%, 56%) and Three (84%, 55%). Mobile virtual network operators such as Tesco Mobile, Giffgaff, Lebara and Lycamobile use 4G offered by their MNO partners.
Additionally, BT Mobile customers get unlimited access to our wi-fi network, with over 5 million hotspots in the UK. The table below sets out the number of wi-fi hotspots these mobile providers offer with their 4G plans. BT’s wi-fi network is available to all its mobile customers.
For more information on 4G coverage, please visit https://www.ofcom.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0035/95876/CN-Report-2016.pdf
For more information on wi-fi coverage, please see table below.
|Mobile phone provider||4G Indoor Coverage 2016 (%)||4G Outdoor Geographic 2016 (%)||Source / Date||Wi-fi network||Source / Date|
|BT (on the EE network)||89%||64%||Connected Nations report (1 Dec 2016), pg. 40 Source: Ofcom analysis of operator data||BT offers 5,400,000 wi-fi hotspots||Tefficient: Public industry analysis #6 2014|
|Vodafone||88%||52%||The Cloud offers 22,000 wi-fi hotspots|
|O2||83%||56%||O2 offers 9,000 wi-fi hotspots|
|Three||84%||55%||Three offers 16,000 wi-fi hotspots|