U.K.’s Smallest Carrier, Three, Says It Won’t Charge More For 4G Than 3G

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http://techcrunch.com – The U.K.’s smallest mobile network operator, Three, has committed to offering 4G/LTE technology at the same price as 3G — i.e. with no upgrade fee – when it’s able to add 4G to its network later this year. Three has not specified when that will happen but it’s not likely to be before September, which is when the 4G-suitable 1800MHz spectrum it is acquiring from EE will be freed up by its rival. (EE was required to divest a portion of its spectrum by the U.K. telecoms watchdog as a condition of the merger between Orange and T-Mobile, which make up the EE joint ven (IT news)