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Vodafone delivers nationwide schools project to bridge digital divideThousands of primary schools across the UK will benefit from a new initiative to help engage parents in the computing curriculum and to encourage children and their families to share more digital activities.
Trevose in Cornwall shortlisted by Vodafone to receive 3G mobile coverage in national rural not spot programme #ROSS100Vodafone UK has announced the beautiful rural community of Trevose, Cornwall is one of 100 rural mobile not-spot communities shortlisted to receive 3G coverage under its Rural Open Sure Signal programme.
30 years of mobile in businessSince the first mobile phone call, mobile technology has become integral to business success, with 67 per cent of businesses citing mobile communications as being essential to satisfying the demand for being 'always-on' and responsive.
Vodafone UK sees in the busiest New Year ever for data and reveals football tops monthly mobile events of 2014The growth in mobile data traffic makes it the most connected New Year ever as customers went online to wish their friends and family and happy New Year and shared their celebrations.
Thirtieth anniversary of first UK mobile phone callBritain’s first-ever mobile phone call was made on Vodafone’s UK network 30 years ago. Michael Harrison, the son of Vodafone’s first Chairman, made the call on 1 January 1985.
So this is Christmas... and what did we do? Vodafone UK reveals Christmas day network usageOn Christmas day, the anticipation of checking our stockings gets us up and checking social media sites on our mobiles by 6am - an early start compared to 6:30am on an average day.
Vodafone UK customers able to use 4G in 40 destinations worldwide in time for the festive period.Vodafone UK customers will be able to take advantage of ultrafast 4G roaming in 40 countries with the addition of 17 destinations in time for Christmas and the New Year.
Vodafone UK announces Total Managed Mobility service: Giving businesses more flexibility, security and efficiency over mobile.A customisable mobile device management (MDM) service delivering the security as well as the flexibility businesses need to keep-up with employee demand for mobile device choice.
London North West Healthcare NHS Trust to reduce paperwork and increase time spent delivering care with Vodafone UKLondon North West Healthcare NHS Trust has chosen to work with Vodafone UK to implement a mobile working solution which will help its nurses spend more time in the community treating patients.
Seven Norfolk communities chosen by Vodafone to receive 3G mobile coverage in national rural not spot programme #ROSS100Croxton, Horning, Loddon, Salhouse, Saxthorpe, Reepham and Martham are seven of the next 30 rural communities across the UK chosen to join the Vodafone Rural Open Sure Signal 100 programme.
Vodafone UK lights up rural not spots with 3G coverageVodafone UK announces Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire as the first rural community to receive 3G mobile coverage under the Vodafone Rural Open Sure Signal Programme.
NOW TV now available to Vodafone Red 4G customersNOW TV Entertainment now available to customers signing up to Red 4G allowing customers to watch 13 of the UK's best TV channels as well as a huge catalogue of TV box sets.
4G boost for Vodafone customersVodafone UK today began the roll-out of a new technology which will help boost customers' existing 4G mobile service by allowing more users to experience ultra-fast speeds.
Vodafone UK customers can now use 4G in 23 destinations worldwideVodafone UK customers can now take advantage of the largest 4G roaming network. Vodafone customers on 4G price plans with 4G compatible smartphones and tablets will be able to enjoy 4G in 23 destinations worldwide as 19 new destinations join Greece, Italy, Spain and Portugal which launched earlier this year.
Vodafone UK bolsters quality portfolio with ISO 20000 certificationVodafone UK today announced it has been certified to ISO 20000, the international standard for implementing and maintaining an integrated process approach for the delivery of quality Service Management.
Blakeney teams up with Vodafone UK and Norman Lamb MP for North Norfolk's first community-led mobile phone networkCommunity-led initiative with Vodafone brings much needed mobile coverage to North Norfolk. Blakeney is the only Norfolk community to trial innovative Rural Open Sure Signal technology. Still time to apply for next phase of programme to bring mobile coverage to a further 100 rural communities across the UK.
Vodafone UK teams up with National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and Countryside Alliance to encourage Rural Open Sure Signal ApplicationsThe national programme gives 100 rural communities across the UK the opportunity to have mobile coverage for the first time. Applications close on 14 October 2014.
Vodafone UK Statement On Phones4U
Vodafone UK today confirmed that it was approached by the Phones4U administrator and decided to make an offer to buy 140 of its stores as a way to accelerate our retail expansion programme and save hundreds of jobs.
Vodafone brings HD Voice call quality to customers
Vodafone UK has rolled out High Definition Voice technology across the UK. Customers making Vodafone-to-Vodafone calls on compatible phones will enjoy exceptionally clear conversations with family, friends and work colleagues.
Vodafone One Net Enterprise Cloud now available in the UKOne Net Enterprise - Cloud solution enables public and private organisations to be more responsive, improve collaboration and work effectively from wherever they are.
Parents left behind by the rate of technology changeThe majority of parents feel the rate at which technology is developing is creating a divide between the generations. Vodafone teams up with The Parent Zone to release Digital Parenting Guides and both commit to helping families cross the digital divide.
Vodafone UK announces successful Voice over 4G (LTE) testsVodafone makes first successful Voice over LTE call at UK lab in Newbury, Berkshire. Ongoing trial working towards offering crystal clear calls and even higher quality video calling.
A big 'plus' for Vodafone UK as it strengthens its cyber security credentialsVodafone UK has become the first telecommunications provider and the first multi-national organisation to have been awarded the Government's new enhanced security accreditation, Cyber Essentials Plus.
Vodafone's Chromecast offer puts the smartphone at the heart of the homeVodafone UK is the first UK network to sell Google's Chromecast media-streaming device. Available through all Vodafone stores across the UK. All Vodafone Red 4G customers will be able to buy at the discounted price of £25*.
Vodafone UK launches national programme focused on rural notspotsVodafone UK is giving 100 rural communities across the UK the opportunity to have mobile access.
Vodafone UK strengthens its One Net Business service with the addition of Microsoft Lync collaborationFixed and mobile cloud-based communication service adds Microsoft Lync, enabling even better collaboration between employees.
Take your UK minutes, texts and data to destinations across the world with Vodafone WorldTraveller
Vodafone UK today announced the launch of Vodafone WorldTraveller, which lets Pay monthly customers, including business travellers on certain business price plans, take their existing UK minutes, texts and data with them to destinations across the globe for just £5 a day including VAT.
Full stream ahead - Netflix promotional offer now available exclusively for Vodafone Red 4G customersNetflix now on Vodafone through exclusive mobile promotional partnership in the UK. More 4G data available on Red, Red L and Red XL plans. 10GB Mobile Broadband plan now includes the Netflix offer for enjoyment on tablets too.
More chances to boast 'I’m on holiday' as Vodafone launches EuroTraveller on Pay as you go
From 21 July 2014, Vodafone UK’s Pay as you go customers visiting Europe will be able to spend more time talking, texting and surfing the web.
Britain's SMEs unlock the X-Factor - YouGov and Vodafone UK uncover stark cultural divide between progressive SMEs and the restVodafone-commissioned research uncovers the factors that SME employees believe make them 'progressive': customer satisfaction, employee engagement and entrepreneurial leadership take the top spots, above financial growth.
Vodafone announces arrival of 4G in Northern IrelandVodafone UK has unveiled plans to start rolling out its ultrafast 4G services to Belfast this summer. The news comes as the company also announces it will adding to its 12 stores in Northern Ireland by opening a new store in Enniskillen by the end of June.
Vodafone UK turning up the heat with 4G this summerVodafone UK’s ultrafast 4G will brightening up customers’ lives in Basingstoke, Bournemouth, Portsmouth, Reading & Southampton later this summer. Nearly 1 million people and more than 35,000 businesses across these major towns and cities will be able to benefit from ultrafast mobile internet services.
Middle Winterslow teams up with Vodafone UK and John Glen MP for Wiltshire's first community-led mobile phone networkMiddle Winterslow in Wiltshire is the latest community across the country chosen by Vodafone UK to develop their own 'community-led network' which is now bringing much needed mobile coverage to homes and businesses in the area.
Vodafone enhances 4G offer with exclusive Netflix partnershipVodafone 4G customers to get a six month pre-paid subscription to Netflix, giving them access to a wide variety of movies and TV box sets including original series like House of Cards, Arrested Development and Orange is the New Black.
Home is where the phone is: British families closer than ever thanks to prevalence of mobile phonesOver seventy percent of British parents believe mobile technology is strengthening the bond they have with their children, new research published by Vodafone UK reveals today.
Vodafone UK brings stronger network to Swindon and WiltshireVodafone UK has announced plans to strengthen mobile phone coverage in Wiltshire, bringing ultrafast mobile internet services to more communities and local businesses. The news comes as Vodafone goes live with its ultrafast 4G in Swindon on 22 May.
Vodafone UK and Huawei announce successful 4G trial using small cell technology on 2.6Ghz spectrumPioneering Lampsite LTE technology will provide enterprises with in-building coverage solutions.
Vodafone UK to partner with Tinder Foundation to begin bridging the digital divideVodafone UK has launched a national partnership with Tinder Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation which supports 5,000 local community partners to be smarter in how they use digital technology and has helped more than one million people gain the skills they need to use the internet confidently.
Newton St Cyres teams up with Vodafone UK and Mel Stride MP for Devon’s first community-led mobile phone networkNewton St Cyres in Devon is the latest community across the country chosen by Vodafone UK to develop their own ‘community-led network’ which is now bringing much needed mobile coverage to homes and businesses in the area.
Vodafone UK introduces its fixed price promise
Vodafone UK is introducing a fixed price promise today which confirms that customers will not have to pay any increases in their monthly line rental for their contract term.
Vodafone UK to offer ultrafast 4G to customers travelling to four European destinations
Vodafone UK 4G customers, including business travellers, will now be able to take advantage of 4G when using their smartphones and tablets in parts of Europe.
Vodafone calls for greater focus on how mobile can help tackle the digital divide
Vodafone UK has signed up to the Government’s Digital Inclusion Charter which has been launched today by the Government Digital Service.
Oxford Health Trust to save over £1 million with cloud-based telephony system
Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust is expecting to save over £1 million in costs over five years by replacing its four existing phone systems and additional exchange lines with a cloud-based service from Vodafone.
Vodafone to open 150 new shops and create 1,400 jobs as investment in UK reaches £1 billion in 2014Vodafone has today unveiled plans to ramp up its UK investment programme with the opening of 150 new shops and the creation of 1,400 new retail roles over the next 12 months.
IT Directors more important to business strategy than ever before
While the traditional image of IT departments was one of a cost sink-hole, living a separate existence to the rest of the company, they are now more important than ever to the strategic direction of UK businesses.
Vodafone launches flexible computing for governmentVodafone announced today the launch of Flexible Computing for Government, a secure, multi-tenant (IaaS) cloud computing service designed specifically to enable the UK Public Sector to meet its (IL3) RESTRICTED data requirements.
Vodafone ultrafast 4G expands across the UK
Vodafone UK has announced that it now has 500,000 customers on its Red 4G plans, just six months after they went on sale, giving even more people the chance to enjoy fantastic sports or music entertainment.
Vodafone Sure Signal Premium delivers high-performance indoor capacity and coverage for business
Vodafone UK has launched its Sure Signal Premium service for medium and large businesses who need high-quality, seamless 3G and Ultrafast 4G* mobile coverage throughout their workplace.
Ewyas Harold teams up with Jesse Norman MP and Vodafone UK to launch Herefordshire’s first community-led mobile phone network
Ewyas Harold in Herefordshire is one of only twelve communities across the country trialling a 'community-led network' that is bringing much needed mobile coverage to homes and businesses in the area.
Eurotunnel work with Vodafone to provide network coverage 100 metres below sea levelEurotunnel have teamed up with Vodafone to enable passengers to use their mobile phone or tablet device at any point of the journey through the Channel Tunnel.
Vodafone Brings 4G to Bradford and LeedsVodafone UK has launched ultrafast 4G in Bradford & Leeds this week bringing a choice of fantastic sports or music entertainment to local people and boosting local businesses with faster speeds, bigger data allowances and the ability to share that data at no extra cost.
Vodafone Brings 4G to NewcastleVodafone UK has launched ultrafast 4G in Newcastle this week bringing a choice of fantastic sports or music entertainment to local people and boosting local businesses with faster speeds, bigger data allowances and the ability to share that data at no extra cost.
Vodafone Brings 4G to Edinburgh
Vodafone UK has announced that it now has 500,000 customers on its Red 4G plans, just six months after they went on sale, giving even more people the chance to enjoy fantastic sports or music entertainment.
Vodafone launching ultrafast 4G in Manchester
Smartphones have the potential to improve civic engagement in the North West, according to a new survey, with 42% of local residents saying they would be more likely to report a local crime if they could do so using a mobile app.
Vodafone backs a better Scotland with ultrafast 4G
Vodafone UK is expanding its ultrafast 4G coverage across Glasgow and Edinburgh, bringing a choice of fantastic sports or music entertainment (Spotify Premium or Sky Sports Mobile TV) to local people and boosting local businesses with faster speeds, bigger data allowances and the ability to share that data at no extra cost.
Great savings for Vodafone UK customers travelling to Turkey
Vodafone UK customers planning a trip to Turkey or Northern Cyprus can now enjoy better value on their calls, text and data following the news that the mobile phone company is including Turkey in its European charging zone.
From Harlow to Dorking: Vodafone ultrafast 4G expands across the Greater London area
Vodafone ultrafast 4G is now live in more than 80 towns and districts around London. Over 100,000 users already enjoying Vodafone ultrafast 4G services. Ultrafast 4G coming to Liverpool on October 17 and Glasgow on October 24 with Vodafone on track for 98% population coverage by 2015.
Vodafone Brings 4G to Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Nottingham and SheffieldVodafone UK is launching ultrafast 4G in Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Nottingham and Sheffield, bringing a choice of fantastic sports or music entertainment to local people and boosting local businesses with faster speeds, bigger data allowances and the ability to share that data at no extra cost.
Ultrafast 4G data sharing now available for all businessesVodafone UK has announced the availability of Vodafone Red Sharer, a business plan that ensures organisations of all sizes can benefit from sharing data across employees through a single data pool.
Vodafone UK appoints Jeroen Hoencamp as Chief ExecutiveVodafone UK announces that Jeroen Hoencamp will succeed Guy Laurence as Chief Executive later this year.
Vodafone UK appoints new Consumer DirectorVodafone UK has announced that Cindy Rose has been appointed Consumer Director, Vodafone UK, and joins the business in the coming weeks. In this role, Rose will assume responsibility for Vodafone's UK Consumer business reporting to Guy Laurence, Vodafone UK Chief Executive.
Vodafone boosts ultrafast 4G plans with ‘4GBonus’ special promotionVodafone UK is today giving customers even more reasons to enjoy fantastic sports or music entertainment on ultrafast 4G by boosting the amount of data available with all Vodafone Red 4G-ready plans by 4GB per month for the length of their contract.
Caldbeck, Cumbria teams up with Rory Stewart MP and Vodafone UK to launch a community-led mobile phone networkCaldbeck, in the borough of Allerdale, Cumbria is to trial a 'community-led network' that is bringing much needed Vodafone coverage to homes and businesses in the area.
Vodafone launches 4G in LondonVodafone UK has today launched Ultrafast 4G in London, bringing a choice of fantastic sports or music entertainment to Londoners and boosting the capital’s businesses with faster speeds, bigger data allowances and the ability to share that data across at no extra cost.
Business leaders have faith in 4GBusiness leaders believe that 4G will vastly benefit their organisations - making them more responsive and improving the customer experience.
Vodafone brings unlimited minutes and texts to Pay as you go with Red Freedom FreebeeVodafone UK is bringing unlimited calls and texts to Pay as you go customers with the launch of Red Freedom Freebee, a worry-free way for people to stay in touch with friends and family when out and about.
Kinlochard, in Stirling teams up with Anne McGuire MP and Vodafone UK to launch a community-led mobile phone network
Community-led initiative brings much needed mobile coverage to the Scottish community.
Witherslack in Cumbria, Vodafone to launch Cumbria's first community-led mobile phone network
Witherslack, in South Cumbria, is one of the first to trial a 'community-led network' that is bringing much needed Vodafone coverage to homes and businesses in the area.
Public Sector productivity could ease pressures on public purse
Government ministers struggling to find additional costs savings could reach targets by optimising public servants’ use of flexible working.
Optimised flexible working could add £billions to UK economy
New Flex Factor report shows how UK employers and workers could enjoy huge productivity gains and cost savings from enhanced flexible working.
Sainsbury's and Vodafone UK to launch Mobile by Sainsbury's
Sainsbury's and Vodafone UK have formed a joint venture to launch Mobile by Sainsbury's in the UK.
One of the UK's first community-led mobile phone networks
Walls, in the Shetland Isles, teams up with Alistair Carmichael MP, Tavish Scott MSP and Vodafone to launch one of the UK's first community-led mobile phone networks.
Vodafone boosts UK network investment programme
Vodafone UK is increasing investment in its network this year as it brings together its fixed and mobile infrastructure to provide integrated services to business customers and prepares for the launch of ultra-fast 4G services by the late summer.
Vodafone UK to recruit 400 graduates in next five years
Vodafone UK, one of the largest employers in West Berkshire and one of the biggest employers in the telecoms sector, today announces that it is to recruit 400 graduates over the next five years.
Councils consolidate communications with Vodafone UK
Vodafone has won the contract to supply Test Valley Borough Council with a new ICT system which includes providing IT contact centre support.
Flexible working can save British business £34 billion
UK plc. can potentially save around £34bn by freeing up desk space and working more flexibly, according to a Vodafone UK survey released today.
Vodafone UK secures spectrum
Vodafone UK confirms, following the announcement by UK communications regulator Ofcom, that in the principal round of the spectrum auction it has acquired spectrum of 2 x 10MHz in the 800MHz band and 2 x 20MHz in the 2.6GHz band plus an additional 25 MHz of unpaired spectrum in the 2.6 GHz band.
Nova International partners with JustGiving and JustTextGiving by Vodafone on Bupa Great Run Series and Great Swim SeriesEvent organiser Nova International, the team behind the Bupa Great North Run and its associated swim and trail series, have appointed JustGiving and JustTextGiving by Vodafone as their official online fundraising partners.
Vodafone UK launches its first ‘4G-ready’ phone, the BlackBerry Z10Vodafone UK is launching the BlackBerry® Z10, the first smartphone powered by the re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry® 10 platform and the first of Vodafone’s ‘4G-ready’ handsets.
Brent Council looks to the future with Vodafone UKVodafone to help Brent Council introduce flexible working to improve productivity, save costs and deliver better services.
British workers say “give me the gossip but hands off my mug”
Vodafone UK and YouGov survey investigates what Britain's workers are happy to share – and what they're not
Jenson Button helps Vodafone people celebrate charitable success
F1 champion Jenson Button yesterday made a pit stop at Vodafone HQ to congratulate employees who have raised nearly £300,000 for British charities, as part of Vodafone’s JustTextGiving £100 Challenge.
Vodafone UK launches Vodafone BlackBerry® Freebee
Pay as you go customers can now get free UK BBM™, internet browsing, email, access to BlackBerry® AppWorld™ on top of their credit, when they top up £10
Get your hands on the hottest devices, every year with Vodafone Red Hot
Vodafone UK is today launching Vodafone Red Hot, its first plan designed to allow pay monthly customers to rent some of its hottest phones, changing them every year, without the need to make a large payment upfront.
Vodafone's 4G phone promise
Vodafone is launching its 4G phone promise, giving customers the confidence that they will be among the first to benefit from ultra-fast 4G when it launches next year.
Vodafone UK maintains global leadership in Business Continuity Management
Following a stringent audit by BSI, Vodafone UK has become one of only a handful of companies worldwide to be awarded the new international certification in Business Continuity Management, ISO22301.
Telefónica UK and Vodafone UK press ahead with nationwide network upgrade
Telefónica UK and Vodafone UK welcome the news that the regulatory authorities have given them the green light to proceed with previously announced plans to strengthen their existing network collaboration.
Vodafone launches new Ireland Plus in Northern Ireland
Vodafone UK has launched a new version of Ireland Plus, offering customers the freedom to use their UK price plan in the Republic of Ireland.
Vodafone UK measures the nation's mobile manners
New study by Vodafone UK into the nation's mobile phone habits shows that worrying about the cost of calling someone back makes Brits answer the phone in the strangest places.
Vodafone UK calls time on call charges
Vodafone UK is launching Vodafone Red, its best ever value plans, bringing unlimited voice, text and loads of internet to pay monthly customers.
Vodafone UK calls time on call charges for small businesses
Vodafone UK is launching Red Business, its best ever value plan for small business, bringing unlimited voice, text and a landline number to your mobile, plus loads of internet.
Statement from Everything Everywhere, Telefonica UK, Vodafone UK
Everything Everywhere, Telefonica UK (O2) and Vodafone UK welcome today's news from the European Commission that their mobile commerce joint venture ("JV") has received unconditional clearance.
Sporting summer may spell end of British office culture as we know it
This summer's sporting events have boosted appetite for flexible working, according to a survey by Vodafone UK.
Vodafone UK announces partnership with acclaimed British designer, Mary Katrantzou
Vodafone UK is entering into an exclusive two-season partnership with pioneering designer, Mary Katrantzou.
Vodafone looking for the technology stars of tomorrow in east London
Vodafone is bringing its expertise in helping innovative start-up businesses to Tech City, Europe's fastest growing digital hub.
Jedi™ Master gets the Knowledge, riding in a London Cab
Jedi Master Yoda returns to TV screens in London today in his fourth appearance for Vodafone UK.
Vodafone UK selected as supplier for Public Services Network Framework
Vodafone UK has been selected as a supplier of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) services to the UK public sector under the Government's Public Services Network (PSN) Services Framework contract
UK celebrities get fundraising fit with JustTextGiving
Christine Bleakley, Roxanne Pallett and Heidi Range launch JustTextGiving's champion sponsorship of Cancer Research UK's Race for Life
A festival boost
Vodafone UK reveals an innovation in festival gadgets - the Booster Brolly.
Vodafone launches great value £3 a day Vodafone EuroTraveller
Customers to enjoy more value for money when using their voice, text and mobile internet whilst travelling in Europe.
Telefónica UK and Vodafone UK to strengthen their network collaboration
Companies to pool basic network infrastructure to create one national grid of 18,500 sites.
Get your company logo on the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes F1™ cars at the 2012 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix
Vodafone UK offers a small to medium size business customer the chance to have their logo on the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes F1™ cars.
Britain has got talent - but UK businesses fail to protect it
Vodafone UK study finds organisations are better prepared for technology and environmental risks ahead of risks faced by losing 'talent' and employee absence.
The tablets 'treatment' from Vodafone UK proves to be the perfect prescription to improve efficiency and patient care at NHS Blackpool
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Vodafone UK have announced that 400 of the Trust's Community Services staff will be equipped with mobile tablet devices to securely access patient records, corporate email and information at point of care.
Vodafone UK secures better ways of working for British businesses
Vodafone UK has added Vodafone Secure Device Manager for medium and large businesses to its growing portfolio of innovative security solutions. This software is designed to allow businesses to connect mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, to their corporate networks simply and securely. Operated through a single, easy-to-use management portal it saves businesses time and money by enabling more advanced and efficient working practices.
Vodafone to Offer New iPad in UK on March 16
Vodafone UK today announced it will offer the new iPad in the UK on Friday, March 16. Vodafone UK will offer new iPad together with a range of attractive data plans allowing customers to connect through its fast HSPA+ 3G network quicker than ever before.
Vodafone Buzz Back helps customers stay in touch when out of credit
It's a big worry, running out of credit when you need it most. But now Vodafone UK pay as you go customers can stay in touch, even when out of credit, with Vodafone Buzz Back. Buzz Back lets customers send a free text message to friends and family on any network asking to be called back.
Vodafone UK Partners with South Central Ambulance service to help improve front-line care and speed up response times
Vodafone UK to provide its innovative total communications services to help South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) deliver vital healthcare to the region.
Flexible working emerges as 'trump card' for employers seeking best talent
Vodafone UK study explores employee expectations today. Flexible working has a bigger impact on job satisfaction than more tangible benefits such as a financial stake in the business, bonus schemes and pensions
Cubic Telecom and Vodafone UK wholesale
Cubic Telecom and Vodafone UK have signed a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) agreement which will enable Cubic's global customers to use voice, text and data while in the UK by using the Vodafone UK network.
Powering the UK's internet economy – the vital role of connectivity
The UK's internet economy is worth £82bn, or 5.7% of GDP, according to new research by management consultants A.T. Kearney, significantly higher than the global average. The independent research, commissioned by Vodafone UK, highlights the vital role that
"I'm an employee, get me out of here!" – workers put off by forced team-building
New study suggests majority of British workers think doing more team-building events would be a waste of time. Better communication, a supportive atmosphere and tools for flexible working are preferred ways to improve teamwork.
Vodafone helps 500 people make a world of difference
Charities across the country are to get a boost with news that 500 people have won a place on the Vodafone Foundation's World of Difference UK programme.
The Force is Strong with Vodafone
Vodafone UK has today (Wednesday 18th January) announced that it has signed legendary Star Wars™ character Yoda to appear in its latest adverts.
Vodafone Guardian - a new child protection app helps parents keep youngsters safe
Vodafone has launched Vodafone Guardian, a free-to-download Android app which puts protecting young people from unwanted calls and texts, or inappropriate use of the internet, firmly in the hands of parents and carers.
UK bosses usher in an end to ‘9 to 5'
Vodafone UK survey finds managers in organisations of all sizes are open to new ways of working and employees doing personal tasks during ‘traditional' work time
JustTextGiving by Vodafone supports ITV's Text Santa
JustTextGiving by Vodafone will be powering a unique TV charity appeal this festive season. Text Santa, ITV's major new charity appeal for Christmas, will raise awareness and money for nine different UK charities that support the most vulnerable during the festive period.
Vodafone UK becomes Principal Sponsor of London Fashion Week
Vodafone UK is to become the principal sponsor of London Fashion Week, starting in February 2012.
Vodafone appoints head of public sector services network
Vodafone UK has announced the appointment of its first Head of Public Services Network (PSN)
Vodafone UK to give rural communities a boost with ground-breaking coverage technology
Vodafone UK is calling for local communities to get involved in public trials of innovative technology that has the potential to provide rural areas with an affordable way of getting 3G mobile internet coverage. The 12 new trials, which will start early in 2012, build on the experience already gained by Vodafone in a continuing pilot programme in the West Berkshire village of East Garston.
Only three weeks left to donate yourself and make a 'World of Difference' to a local charity
There are only three weeks to go until applications close for Vodafone World of Difference 2011, which gives 500 people from across the UK the opportunity to work for a local charity of their choice and get paid for it
Vodafone gives British businesses a boost with its most flexible business package
Vodafone UK is launching its most flexible ever business package, to help small businesses grow and thrive.
Do whatever you want with the latest smartphone on Vodafone UK fir three months and find out what data bundle suits you best
All new and upgrading customers on Vodafone UK can now use as much data as they like, for whatever they like, for three months. Vodafone's ‘Data Test Drive' is designed to give customers the confidence to experiment with their new phone on the UK's best network.
Vodafone pledges to donate funds from carrier bags to RSPB Cymru
Special places in Wales to benefit from new levy.
Vodafone UK launch Vodafone Freebee Rewardz
Pay as you go customers rewarded every time they top up.
Donate yourself and help make a world of difference to a local charity
TV star Gok Wan launches national programme to give people the opportunity to work for their favourite local charity and get paid for it.
JustTextGiving - celebrity support
UK Celebrities embark on fundraising missions to raise awareness of text donations.
JustTextGiving - a new way for individuals to raise funds for charity
Vodafone and JustGiving call on Britain's fundraisers to sign up to a new way of giving.
Vodafone UK helps convert first rate to a new way of working
First Rate Exchange Services Limited is deploying a unified communications solution that will not only lead to faster, more agile ways of working at the company, but also contribute to a projected £450,000 saving in communications costs alone.
Vodafone to Partner with Acclaimed British Designer, Richard Nicoll
Two season relationship will offer exclusive access to the world of high fashion for Vodafone customers.
Big ‘Plus' for Vodafone Northern Ireland Callers
Vodafone Northern Ireland customers planning to travel to, or to call the Republic of Ireland, now have less to worry about; the cost of using their mobile phones, thanks to the new Ireland Plus price plan by Vodafone.
Vodafone UK Announces ParcelGenie as Finalist in Mobile Clicks 2011 Competition
Vodafone UK today announces that ParcelGenie has been selected as a finalist in the Vodafone Mobile Clicks 2011 contest. ParcelGenie (http://www.parcelgenie.com/) beat serious competition from other UK start-ups in two local judging rounds, and will now go head-to-head against six other country finalists to win a share of the €225,000 prize fund.
Statement on the security of Vodafone Sure Signal - Updated 15 July
Vodafone UK response to employee "bribery" allegations
A Show of British Support for British Drivers ahead of the 2011 FORMULA 1 SANTANDER BRITISH GRAND PRIX
London Taxi drivers back Jenson and Lewis ahead of Silverstone
Vodafone UK pioneers a new way of working for healthcare professionals
Today's launch of Vodafone mHealth Professional signals a change in the way healthcare professionals work, offering a step toward the future of healthcare delivery.
Vodafone UK shakes up the business mobile broadband market with a value-packed range tailored for small businesses
Vodafone UK, the leading communications provider to British small businesses, is launching a new range of great value mobile broadband packages. The range is tailored for small and medium sized businesses and makes connecting to the internet simpler and easier.
Everything Everywhere, Telefónica UK and Vodafone UK to form mobile marketing and payments joint venture
Ground breaking venture promises to accelerate the development of innovative mobile services for consumers and business customers
Vodafone and Mumsnet launch new 'Talk' app
Vodafone helps Mumsnetters 'talk' on the move
Vodafone UK customers to enjoy great savings when using their mobile, laptop or tablet abroad
Vodafone UK customers planning their summer holidays now have one less thing to worry about: the cost of using their mobile phone, tablet or laptop overseas.
Vodafone gets London Calling
Hundreds of branded cabs to get mobile phone chargers
One in five workers say better communications would help them do their job more effectively
A fifth of British workers believe the way their own business runs its communications is preventing them from carrying out their job properly, according to a new survey by Vodafone UK.
Vodafone UK to Offer iPad 2 on March 25
Vodafone UK today announced it will offer iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G in the UK as well as dedicated data plans for iPad 2 on March 25
Vodafone UK Opens Pre-Order for Sony Ericsson Xperia Play & Arc
Vodafone UK customers can now pre-order the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play and Arc Android smartphones ahead of their launch on 1st Apri.
Vodafone offers further support for Japan relief effort
Vodafone has been supporting the rescue and relief effort in Japan through its Foundation partner Telecoms Sans Frontieres.
15 March 2011 - PR Statement on iPad 2
Updated Statement on World of Difference Blog Activity
Response to claims the site was 'hacked' earlier today
Vodafone supports the NHS at the 2011 Healthcare Innovation Expo
Vodafone UK, sponsor of this year's Healthcare Innovation Expo, will be showcasing its range of solutions for the healthcare sector at the event in Excel, London, on 9th and 10th March 2011.
UK charities set to benefit as 500 inspirational winners of the Vodafone World of Difference programme begin their two-month placements today
Nearly 500 charities from across the UK will benefit from over 140,000 hours of support from today as the winners of the 2010 Vodafone World of Difference UK programme start their placements.
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Vodafone UK provides free text giving facility for New Zealand earthquake support
Vodafone customers can text a £5 donation to the Red Cross appeal for New Zealand following the recent earthquake.
Vodafone brings a February boost to Business Essentials with double minutes and free calls to non-geographic 08xx numbers
Vodafone, the UK's leading mobile provider to SME business customers, is boosting the value of its £30 Business Essentials price plan in February by launching a special double minutes promotion along with free calls to 0800, 0845 and 0870 numbers for the life of the contract.
White Nexus S Coming Soon To Vodafone UK
Vodafone UK customers will soon be able to pick the white version of the Nexus S
Vodafone UK scoops top smart metering award
Vodafone UK has won its first smart metering award at the inaugural European Smart Metering Awards, part of the industry's annual UK & Europe Summit, held in London last week.
New Vodafone Freebees on Pay as you go
1000 minutes of free calls to everyone on Vodafone when customers top up as little as £10
Vodafone UK helps keep the Metropolitan Police Service connected
Vodafone UK has secured a landmark agreement with the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) and the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA).
Ellie Goulding to open Vodafone London Fashion Weekend giving an exclusive performance for Vodafone customers
One off performance to launch Vodafone London Fashion Weekend at preview event on Thursday 24 February.
500 people win a place on the Vodafone World of Difference programme
Over 11,000 people across the UK register interest for the programme
Vodafone UK and Gamma Telecom make first SME wholesale deal
Vodafone UK and Gamma Telecom have signed a Mobile Virtual Network Aggregator (MVNA) wholesale agreement, which will enable Gamma's channel partners to become full Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs).
Vodafone UK announces partnership with Jaeger at London Fashion Week
Vodafone and Jaeger to present Jaeger London's current Spring/Summer 2011 collection in an exclusive show for Vodafone customers during London Fashion Week.
Vodafone offers small businesses the chance to ‘double up' with double minutes promotion
Vodafone, the UK's leading mobile provider to SME business customers, is launching a special double minutes promotion for small businesses along with an additional 3,000 texts per month.
Vodafone offers small businesses the chance to ‘double up' with double minutes promotion
Vodafone, the UK's leading mobile provider to SME business customers, is launching a special double minutes promotion for small businesses along with an additional 3,000 texts per month.
Vodafone's response to change in 2G spectrum license
Vodafone UK appoints leading publishing agency to enhance monthly consumer and business magazines
Vodafone UK has appointed the publishing agency Sunday to deliver its consumer, business and dealer magazines.
Tweet to enter with the Vodafone 12 Days of Smiles giveaway
Help spread the Christmas cheer with a Twitter exclusive festive countdown
Vodafone UK Wholesale and TransferTo™ announce international top up transfer services
Vodafone UK Wholesale today announces an exclusive agreement with TransferTo™, to offer international top up transfer services.
50 graduate places available on Vodafone UK's 2011 graduate programme
Vodafone UK is giving another 50 graduates a chance to join one of the UK's leading companies with the launch today of its 2011 graduate programme.
Vodafone gives customers unrivalled access to the best of London Fashion Week and Vodafone London Fashion Weekend
Vodafone UK is giving all its customers unrivalled access to the most stylish fashion events on the London calendar, with advance access to tickets and unique ‘money can't buy' experiences.
Cold spell sends Britain snap happy
Picture messaging leaps as consumers swap their snow pictures.
Vodafone helps keep British business working during the big freeze as more people work from home
Snow is no excuse to be out of contact, says Vodafone UK.
Vodafone UK offers customers the best value when using their mobile abroad
From December 1, Vodafone UK is introducing two new services for its business and consumer customers, offering great value to both occasional and regular roamers when using the mobile internet or checking their emails on their phones, whilst travelling in Europe.
Vodafone UK introduces new music packs offering great value for music fans
Nearly two million tracks to download from 40p each.
Vodafone UK takes Avaya Partner of the Year title in Barcelona
Vodafone UK has been recognised by Avaya as its EMEA Partner of the Year. It is given to the Avaya partner that has produced growth, demonstrated continued commitment to the partnership and delivered innovative solutions for customers.
Vodafone UK reduces business travel costs by over a quarter through mobile working
Vodafone UK was today recognised by WWF-UK for reducing its business flights by 26% in just one year.
Vodafone UK customers get access to tickets for the Isle of Wight Festival 48 hours before they go on general sale
Vodafone UK customers get access to tickets for the Isle of Wight Festival 48 hours before they go on general sale.
Vodafone UK customers can buy tickets to Wireless with Barclaycard, 48 hours before they go on general sale and see Pulp
One of the 90s most influential bands, Pulp, are getting back together! Vodafone UK customers can be amongst the first to get tickets for what promises to be one of the highlights of the 2011 festival calendar.
CIOs seeing improved staff retention and financial benefits from flexible working
New research by Vodafone UK says CIOs agree the performance of their people and processes has improved by embracing new ways of working and mobile technologies.
Vodafone UK makes it easier for businesses to manage and secure their smartphones
Vodafone UK is making it easier for employers to manage the mobile devices their employees use at work with the launch of Vodafone Smartphone Professional.
BlackBerry launches on Vodafone UK on Pay as you go
2010 set to be a smartphone Christmas on the UK's best network
Daniel Cloke joins Vodafone UK as HR and Property Director
Daniel Cloke, Group HR Director of News International will join Vodafone UK on January 4 reporting to CEO Guy Laurence.
Top up, get free stuff on the UK's best network
New Vodafone Freebees on Pay as you go - Vodafone UK customers get great value pay as you go price plans with free texts and web access, or international calls when they top up.
Vodafone UK to sponsor the big top 40 show in a 12 month deal
Vodafone UK and Global Radio have teamed up for an unprecedented 12 month partnership with the Big Top 40, the UK's number one chart show. This is the first time that the show has been sponsored.
Galaxy Tab available to buy for £499
The Samsung Galaxy Tab is available to buy today for £499 on Vodafone UK when sold with a monthly price plan. Plans start from £3 per month for occasional users to £25 for a 5GB allowance.
Don't miss this - Vodafone kicks off 2011 Festival season with Hard Rock Calling exclusive to see Bon Jovi
As part of its partnership with Live Nation, Vodafone UK customers registering at vodafone.co.uk/vip get the chance to buy tickets before anyone else for Hard Rock Calling on 25 June when Grammy award-winning rock group Bon Jovi will be headlining at London's Hyde Park.
British businesses losing out on £70bn of orders, reports Vodafone's 2010 Critical Response Time Index
Companies across the country are losing valuable contracts because they cannot be reached fast enough by potential customers. Time-pressed business people expect a prompt response, and in the current economic climate, goodwill and personal relationships count for little if a supplier fails to get back in time.
Vodafone UK launches One Net Express and connects the world's one millionth One Net user
Vodafone UK launches Vodafone One Net Express, a completely new way of communicating for small businesses that merges all landline and mobile calls to create an innovative mobile-only solution. Customers can get through first time, no matter which number they dial.
Gok says donate yourself and make a world of difference to your local community
TV star Gok Wan launches national programme to give people the power to work for their local charities.
Vodafone foursquare #MobileMayor competition
Become mayor of a Nokia N8 on foursquare and win the real thing.
Halcrow to build better global working with Vodafone One
Halcrow, the UK headquartered global engineering consultancy, will soon be able to offer its clients an even better service through improved global working and collaboration, thanks to Vodafone One.
Vodafone VIP launches great fashion offers as well as some money can't buy experiences for all Vodafone customers
If you're a Vodafone customer and a fan of the hottest fashions on the high street, you're in luck. Vodafone UK is bringing a unique collection of some of the UK's best known fashion experiences to make this autumn the most stylish ever for all its customers.
Vodafone doubles talk time on £30 Business Essentials Plan for an exclusive two week promotion
Vodafone UK is offering its small business customers double minutes, for the life of their contract, when signing up for a £30 Business Essentials Plan during an exclusive two week promotional period from 9th September to 23rd September.
Vodafone VIP partners with Christopher Kane giving customers unique access to one of Britain's top fashion designers at London Fashion Week
Vodafone VIP, a major new reward scheme for all its customers, is giving fashionistas unrivalled access to the world of top designer Christopher Kane via tickets and unique ‘money can't buy' experiences.
Vodafone UK Achieves ISO 27001 Information Security Management System Certification
Vodafone UK has attained the globally recognised ISO/IEC 27001:2005 (ISO 27001) certification relating to the provision of IT services such as application hosting, data management, technical support and consultancy for its business customers.
Vodafone UK helps ensure Molson Coors (UK) can always quench their customers' thirst
Molson Coors (UK) beer drinkers should never go thirsty again, thanks to Vodafone UK's specially-designed field service management application for mobile devices.
Vodafone Mobile Wi-Fi Launches in the UK
Up to five people can simultaneously access Vodafone's network through a single mobile broadband connection.
Latest independent research sponsored by Vodafone UK shows that prevention is better than a cure for mobile security
IT Managers see Return on Prevention as key to providing more secure mobile working.
Next Generation BlackBerry Torch 9800 Coming Soon To Vodafone UK
he new BlackBerry Torch will be coming to Vodafone UK soon. For more information and to register for updates on the device, visit: https://blackberry.vodafone.co.uk/torch
Thousands of holiday-goers risk social limbo by losing their phone contacts
Holiday Brits are risking being stuck in friendship limbo by losing the contact details stored in their mobile phones.
New research from Vodafone UK reveals CIOs and end users agree business applications are a priority in 2010
End users say improved access to corporate systems, including job scheduling and stock checking, are key benefits of CRM apps. Data collection and database apps and are most likely to help them work more productively and provide a better service to customers.
TalkTalk and Vodafone UK announce new MVNO partnership
TalkTalk Group and Vodafone UK's wholesale division today announce that they have signed a significant new MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operation) agreement, which will enable TalkTalk customers to get best value mobile voice and broadband services alongside their home phone and broadband.
Eight people win a year's paid placement with a charity of their choice
Eight people from across the UK have beaten off competition from 2,500 applicants to win a place in Vodafone's World of Difference 2010 International programme. The winners will spend a year working abroad for their chosen charity, with their charity receiving up to £45,000 to cover their salary and expenses.
Vodafone UK gives customers access to the Reading & Leeds Festivals with Vodafone VIP
Vodafone UK customers who register at vodafone.co.uk/vip before 6 August get the chance to enter a competition to get tickets for the sold-out Reading & Leeds festivals.
Vodafone Mobile Clicks 2010: The Search For The UK's Best Mobile Start-Up Begins
Vodafone UK is inviting UK-based mobile entrepreneurs to enter Vodafone Mobile Clicks 2010, a competition running across the UK, Netherlands and Portugal to identify and develop the best, most innovative mobile internet start-ups.
Six people win a year's paid placement with a charity of their choice: Vodafone world of difference Facebook fans to decide two.
Six people from across the UK have beaten off competition from 2,500 others to win places in Vodafone's World of Difference 2010 International programme, delivered by the Vodafone Foundation. The winners will spend a year working abroad for their chosen charity, with their charity receiving up to £45,000 from the Vodafone Foundation to cover the winner's salary and expenses.
Trio of New Smartphones Arrive At Vodafone UK
Three great new handsets – the BlackBerry Pearl 3G, Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Pro and LG Optimus – are now available from Vodafone UK.
Vodafone One Net is saving customers money and winning them business
Vodafone One Net, a unique solution integrating fixed and mobile communications for small and medium-sized businesses is already helping customers save money and generate new orders. Customers such as Berkshire based Central Conveyor Belt Services (CCBS).
Silver Homes from Crowborough wins its company name on the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes F1™ cars at the 2010 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix
Crowborough based Silver Homes, a leading property developer, building prestigious homes and small developments across the South of England, has won a unique opportunity to get their company name on the two Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-25 F1™ cars at this weekend's 2010 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix. This unique prize offered by Vodafone UK gives the firm of six exposure to hundreds of millions of television viewers worldwide.
Vodafone VIP gives customers 48 hour advanced access to Vodafone London Fashion Weekend
As part of Vodafone VIP, a major new reward scheme for all Vodafone UK customers and as title sponsor of London Fashion Weekend, Vodafone UK customers have the opportunity to get tickets for Vodafone London Fashion Weekend 48 hours ahead of anyone else.
Vodafone gives charities 100% of customer text donations
Vodafone will be the first mobile operator to pass on 100% of all charity donations made via SMS.
Vodafone UK gives customers access to The Big Chill with Vodafone VIP
Vodafone UK customers who register at vodafone.co.uk/vip between 2 July and 16 July get the chance to enter a competition to win tickets for Big Chill festival.
A massive 2500 people sign up to make a World of Difference
Over 2,500 people from across the UK signed up for the Vodafone World of Difference International 2010 programme, a 150% increase on last year's applications.
Vodafone UK ensures the Seren Group delivers faster support to vulnerable people
Vodafone UK is helping the Seren Group communicate even quicker with the people in South Wales and Swindon who need their help most.
Vodafone UK announces major new sponsorship deals giving customers unrivalled access to Fashion, Festivals and Formula One™
Vodafone UK is launching Vodafone VIP, a major new reward scheme for all its customers. Open to both Vodafone consumer and enterprise customers, it will offer access to a wide range of events throughout the year and across the country.
Vodafone UK to help Southend-on-Sea Borough Council employees and local community with new communications services
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council employees will soon be able to serve their community faster and more effectively thanks to Vodafone One, the unified communications service that lets businesses integrate their fixed, mobile and PC-based communications so they work seamlessly together. For the Council, this will not only help make them more efficient, but save them money as well.
Vodafone to Offer iPad Price Plans from End May
Dedicated iPad price plans for all models in Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK.
Britain's small business bosses firmly back at the helm since recession, yet still more opportunities available to drive business growth
New research from Vodafone UK has revealed that British bosses have doubled the time they spend growing their businesses compared to six months ago.
Vodafone UK helps Little Chef serve up a £700,000 cost saving
Vodafone UK, the UK's best network, is helping Little Chef to get up-to-date information on sales and customer numbers in their 180 branches across the UK, reduce employee travel time and improve staff productivity – all while saving the restaurant chain £700k per year.
Vodafone 360 Samsung M1 now available on Pay As You Go
Vodafone UK Pay as you Go customers can now get the Vodafone 360 Samsung M1 for just £80 - with the first 30 days of web browsing and £50 worth of calls and texts included, making it even better value.
Help is at hand for emergency services where every second counts with new Vodafone UK dedicated customer services team
Vodafone UK ensures ambulance, fire and police forces stay in touch by providing a dedicated customer service team solely for its emergency services customers.
Vodafone UK powers British Gas smart metering to help customers save money and the environment
Vodafone UK will support British Gas in the roll out of smart metering in the UK. A multi-million pound contract will see Vodafone UK provide nearly 1 million GPRS connections.
Vodafone UK helps Carole Nash Insurance Services deliver faster, more effective services to customers
Vodafone UK, the UK's best network, announces today that its installation of a new call centre system at Carole Nash Insurance Services (CNIS) means the motorcycle insurance specialist's customers can get the help they need faster and in a way that suits them. Vodafone's solution has radically overhauled the way the contact centre operates and improved customer service, productivity and efficiency, meaning the cost of the new system will be returned within 16 months.
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