EE expands its 5G network with new cities, widen coverage in current cities

EE launched its 5G network in six major UK cities and today it added six more, plus a number of smaller towns. In addition, the carrier is expanding coverage in the busiest areas in the country.

EE expands its 5G network with new cities, wide and coverage in current cities

As of today, EE subscribers in Liverpool, Glasgow, Guildford, Maidstone, Watford and Wolverhampton can use 5G – if they have a 5G-compatible device, of course. You can see EE’s 5G roster here.

Also, high-traffic areas now have 5G coverage, including Bristol Parkway, Cardiff Castle, and London’s Carnaby Street and Camden Market.

Testing by RootMetrics shows EE has wider 5G coverage than its nearest rival, Vodafone. According to the data, 3/4 of tests in London reached 50Mbps or faster, 60% of tests hit at least 100Mbps.

5G Coverage EE Vodafone
in London 60.6% 21.7%
in Cardiff 43.4% 14%
in Birmingham 51.6% 10.8%
Testing by RootMetrics

Here’s the full list of UK cities and towns that have 5G coverage.


  • London
  • Edinburgh
  • Birmingham
  • Belfast
  • Manchester
  • Cardiff
  • Bristol
  • Coventry
  • Leicester
  • Liverpool
  • Glasgow
  • Wolverhampton


  • Ashton-under-Lyne
  • Castlereagh
  • Chatham
  • Clifton
  • Dudley
  • Gillingham
  • Grays
  • Guildford
  • Hamilton
  • Harlow
  • Hoddesdon
  • Huddersfield
  • Kimberley
  • Kingston-upon-Thames
  • Lichfield
  • Lisburn
  • Maidstone
  • Milnrow
  • Oldham
  • Potters Bar
  • Rochdale
  • Romford
  • Salford
  • Solihull
  • Sutton Coldfield
  • Sydenham
  • Walsall
  • Watford
  • West Bromwich


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