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3 UK video mobile available Nationwide


3 UK today announced that from 2 June its video mobile network will be available in over fifty cities in the UK. The go live of the video mobile network in the North follows a period of intense network integration and optimisation, which started from Birmingham and has rolled northwards. This process is now completed and 3 services are now available across the UK.

To meet this expansion into Northern England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland another 800 shops will be added to the existing 1,200 outlets already stocking video mobile. This means that customers in the north will be able to buy the full range of 3's products and services including, video calls, ITN news bulletins, comedy, film clips and football highlights among other services. These 800 shops include 3 concessions in Superdrug stores and third party retailers, such as Carphone Warehouse, Phones4u and Dixons Stores Group.

Bob Fuller, co-CEO of 3 UK said: "We have the best network coverage in the UK, our video mobile services are now available to over sixty percent of the population. This is good news for our customers across the UK, who will now be able to see for themselves the benefits of video calling and all the additional services you can only get through 3G technology."