Essential 2GB Plan

Total Price
£25.49 per month
Calls & Texts
1000 Minutes

Unlimited Messages
standard UK SMS
Contract (24 mths)

Tariff Details

4GEE Essential

These plans are perfect if you don’t need lots of minutes and texts, and only use your data for browsing, chatting on WhatsApp and sharing selfies. 4GEE Essential tariffs offer 4G speeds (up to 60Mbps) where available.

Use your Included Minutes on these calls:

  • Minutes and texts from UK to UK mobiles and UK landlines starting with 01,02 and 03 (does not include premium 08 numbers).
  • Calls and texts to premium rate numbers and non-geographic numbers (which can vary over time) are not included.

4G LTE Network

EE's 4G network is 50% faster than any other and reaches more than 95% of the UK population, so you can get superfast speeds in more places.

Features & Benefits

Data Boost on Bundles

Boost your 4GEE phone plan by up to 5GB at no extra cost on your mobile bill. If you take home broadband with a 4GEE pay monthly plan, EE will boost your data allowance by 5GB.

Super smooth service

All your calls are answered in the UK or Ireland, and EE has more stores than any other network. You can also manage your account with My EE or chat to EE online.

WiFi Calling

No signal? No problem. You can keep talking and texting with WiFi Calling.

No nasty surprises

Get usage alerts when you're near the end of your allowances, and never go over your data at home or abroad thanks to EE's data cap.

Three months free BT Sport

Pay monthly customers on 4GEE handset who have not previously benefited from BT Sport free offer can get the BT Sport app free for three months. After three months, you can continue to use the BT Sport app, but it’ll be charged at £5 per month and will appear as an add-on to your monthly bill. You can cancel it at any time. The BT Sport app features all the content from BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2, BT Sport 3 and ESPN on BT Sport. You’ll get access to every live BT Sport match in the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League and the Barclays Premier League, The FA Cup, SPFL, Aviva Premiership Rugby, European Rugby Champions Cup, MotoGP, UFC and much, much more.

Six months free Apple Music

New and upgrading EE customers on pay monthly phone or SIM only plans can get six months of free Apple Music to use with an iOS or Android phone. With Apple Music you can listen to the latest and greatest artists, as well as having full access to the hottest content and playlists. Apple Music gives you access to more than 40 million tracks. You can also listen to Apple radio services, curate your own personalised music, live stream and download for offline listening.

Key Points


  • Able to check my bill from the phone
  • Calls to voicemail included in usage allowance then 50p per minute
  • Manage your account online


  • Included data allowance can be used for tethering
  • Unlimited Free SMS per month

Full Cost Breakdown

Description Upfront Monthly
Tariff EE Essential 2GB Plan - £25.49
Minutes 1000 Minutes - -
Data 2GB Data - -
Texts Unlimited (standard UK SMS) - -
Total - £25.49


Rates Cost
Additional minutes £0.50 per minute
Text messages £0.00 each
Picture messages £0.50 each
Excess data Data Add-On's available if you need more data

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EE Essential 2GB Plan