The retail expansion of EE, which was bought by BT last year, takes its UK footprint to almost 700 stores. The new outlets will be rolled out by the end of 2019.
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Last year the company brought all its call centre staff back to the UK and Ireland. Despite increasing levels of automation as a way to cut costs, chief executive Mark Allera insisted technological advancements should be used to help staff, not replace them.
We’ve learned there’s no substitute for getting help from an expert in person.
I know our customers prefer to talk to real people in our UK and Ireland call centres rather than receiving help from a bot, which is where many other companies are investing.
The partnership with Apple Music was billed as a "summer present" to customers. Streamed music will not be included in customers' data allowances. It will be available from 19 July.
Last week Three mobile became the first mobile operator in the UK to let users stream video content on their phones for free. Its customers can watch platforms such as Netflix and BBC iPlayer without using any data.