Tech City hooks up with EE to switch on double-speed 4G at East London hub

East London based Tech City has announced a partnership with EE, providing double-speed 4G across the hub. The newly installed network boasts headline speeds of up to 80Mbps, and average speeds of 24-30Mbps.

EE will also install 4G mobile hotspots in parts of Tech City, providing free access to all Wi-Fi enabled devices.

Joanna Shields, CEO Tech City and UK Business Ambassador for Digital Industries, said:

Double speed 4G will turn Europe’s Digital Capital into the World’s most connected tech hub. The lightning speed and capacity of the superfast 4G network provides businesses with unique opportunities to build, test, and develop the digital products and services of the future. This game-changing investment will catalyse the next wave of innovation and creativity in digital and tech businesses, connect them to new markets around the world and support the growth of our brightest and best businesses.

Olaf Swantee, CEO at EE, said:

Twenty-first century business needs twenty first century infrastructure, and the digital backbone we have built across the UK has been designed to provide just that. We have the biggest and fastest network in the country – one that rivals anywhere in the world. The UK and the City of London are now leading the way, surpassing capitals like New York, and rivalling other major financial and business centres across the world.