EE Bursts Telecom Bubble With a Bold Business and Ad Overhaul

Legacy phone brand BT takes a backseat as ‘new EE’ launches

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When you think of U.K. telecom giant EE, Kevin Bacon might be the first thing that comes to mind.

The Footloose actor has fronted the brand’s marketing campaigns for over a decade, where he’s been shown attempting everything from skydiving to being shaved by a robot, all in the name of positioning EE as the U.K.’s best mobile and broadband network.

Now, Bacon’s era as the highly effective face of EE is coming to an end. Instead, he’ll serve as the voice of fresh creative work from longtime agency Publicis Groupe U.K.



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