The 12 month plans came with a USB modem or dongle for free. The customer was required to pay a small price for the dongle on the 1 month plans.
Orange announced in June that this speed would be increased to 7. Orange, like its competitors, operated a retail estate, with over stores. These were branded as "The Orange Shop" and operated as an indirect sales channel. In September , Orange's parent company EE announced that all Orange and T-Mobile stores were to be re-branded as 'EE' stores by 30 October , the launch date of their 4G network, offering products from all three brands of the company.
There are now around EE stores open in the UK. However, Orange products can still be purchased online and in various retail stores across the UK. You can also call EE customer service to get information about all the services available with Orange and T-mobile. Until , at most cinemas across the UK, advertisements for Orange were shown directly before the film, after the other adverts and film trailers, to remind people to turn off their mobile phones if they hadn't done so already.
These were officially known as 'Orange Gold Spots'. Throughout the sketch, a pair of fictional Orange executives, played by Brennan Brown and Steve Furst , manipulate an idea into film which promotes Orange through product placement , despite the product being completely 'out-of-place' a mobile phone in a Western Film is one example ; the catch line is "Don't let a mobile phone ruin your movie.
Please switch it off. The new adverts, promoting specific movies released by 20th Century Fox , Walt Disney Pictures , Vertigo Films and Nu Image feature the stars of the movie filming scenes in-character with Orange product placement, before breaking character to complain. In addition to this Orange offered 'Orange Wednesdays' from until This enabled any Orange customer to apply for 2 for 1 cinema tickets at participating cinemas, by text message.
This was a result of Orange attempting to increase cinema visits during the quiet weekly periods. The Orange Wednesdays promotion also allowed Orange customers a 2 for 1 main courses with complimentary appetizers at PizzaExpress restaurants. Both the cinema ticket and meal offers only required a text ticket from Orange, which is entered at point of purchase. Orange sponsored the Arrows Formula One team from until Sponsorship switched to EE from onwards.
Orange UK has also shown a commitment to music which has included partnering with the Glastonbury Festival to provide mobile charging facilities and offers a music bursary. In , Orange's slogan, "The future's bright — the future's Orange" was dropped after many years by its CEO Tom Alexander in a bid to save its ailing fortunes.
From July to , "I am"' became the main slogan, shortened from "I am who I am because of everyone", however subsidiary slogans will were used to describe the company's products and services, for example "I am more focus, less fuzz" was used to describe the Samsung Soul handset.
In , Orange was found to be in breach of the Data Protection Act by the Information Commissioner's Office ICO after complaints from customers about the use of their personal information. Orange has since agreed to reinforce the requirements of the Act. Orange denied any involvement. In August , Orange attempted to increase the cost of its services to customers already under contract. Orange reverted their decision, and the price hikes did not go ahead.
In December , Orange sent a text to its customer base to notify them that they were increasing monthly contract fees by just below RPI rates. The complete Terms and Conditions are available here  and here. Orange maintain that their inaccurate wording in previous contracts was legally binding but chose to settle all known court cases brought against them on this issue.
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