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What is 5G?

5G is the fifth generation of mobile networking. With office Wi-Fi speeds on the go, real-time responsivity and much greater reliability outdoors, it will transform business in a world without wires.

Imagine the possibilities for your business

  • Real-time response to customers and better collaboration with colleagues – experience virtual interactions that have no delay.
  • At a big event or travelling for work? No matter how big the crowd, our 5G network will mean you can use your phone without a worry.
  • Make the most of every business opportunity, in or out of the office, and download important documents in seconds.
  • Turn innovative ideas into reality – a new generation of communications, remote working in real-time, smart connected cities and more will make innovation possible anytime and anywhere.

With 5G, progress is possible. The future is exciting. Ready?

How future-proof is your business?

Visit our online Future Ready Advisor and find out what you need to do to stay ahead in a fast-moving digital world. It takes less than five minutes – and could transform your business.

Vodafone – your 5G business partner

Try out 5G at our Digital Innovation Hub

Immerse yourself in the world of 5G at our Digital Innovation Hub in MediaCity. See what the next generation of mobile technology could look like for your business and experience, first-hand, the faster data speeds and ultra-responsiveness of 5G. Explore our very latest technology, such as 5G wireless routers, gigabit-capable optical-fibre links and Internet of Things (IoT) services.

How will 5G benefit your business?

Faster business on the move

With 5G, you’ll get office Wi-Fi speeds on the go, so downloading critical documents will take seconds. In fact, 5G is up to 10 times faster than 4G, with average speeds of 150-250Mbps – compared to 23-35 Mbps for 4G. Plus, its improved outdoor coverage will allow you to monitor assets in remote locations using IoT technology such as smart cameras.

Real-time efficiencies

Imagine an engineer looking at a virtual layout of a system and fixing it with remote assistance – all in real time. 5G will make this possible by drastically reducing any delays in connectivity and data sharing. Augmented Reality (AR) will become more widely used by businesses to boost productivity.

Be an innovation leader

The development of 5G will enable some truly exciting possibilities across many industries. With the ability to transform your processes, you’ll be able to work smarter and improve efficiency. The 5G network is just the start of a journey that’s taking us towards innovations like self-driving cars, smarter homes and businesses, and things we haven’t even realised we need yet.

Connectivity, even in crowded places

5G will enable many more devices to connect at once. Attending a big event or travelling for work? Our 5G will mean that no matter the crowd, you can get on with whatever you need to. And in the future it will empower innovations such as smart cities – where all kinds of smart enabled devices provide real-time data that can be analysed to make our lives safer and better.

5G devices

Please note: To use 5G you will need a 5G enabled phone and a Vodafone 5G plan. 5G coverage will initially only be available in specific locations
* Roaming: No extra cost to use your monthly UK allowance, or if on an Unlimited plan purchased on/after 10 July 2019 your monthly UK text and call allowance (data capped at 25GB), on 5G in Spain, Germany & Italy where it’s available. Coverage may be affected by a number of factors – more details
** Make sure you have the latest software on your 5G phone to ensure that you get a seamless 5G experience. Find out how to activate 5G on your device with our handy FAQs

The power and possibilities of 5G

We made the world's first holographic call with 5G

We made the world’s first holographic call with 5G

In the latest in our long history of communication firsts, we made the world’s first holographic phone call using 5G. We beamed England football star Steph Houghton on stage as a hologram to chat with a young fan.

Remote working in harsh conditions

The applications of 5G are endless and wide-ranging – everything from surgery and prison inspections to automated factories. We’ve already used 5G to operate a crane in real time from over 70km away, and pilot a driverless car. 5G’s much faster response times will allow people to do dangerous jobs, or work requiring fine motor skills, from a distance.

Augmented reality in the office

Virtual and augmented reality is already being used in gaming, entertainment and shopping apps. But with 5G, we could start to see it become part of our working day. It will allow you to take collaboration and communication to the next level – responding to customers and communicating with colleagues with virtual interactions that feel real.

5G in action

5G FAQs: Everything you ever wanted to know

5G is set to accelerate digital transformation and the adoption of the Internet of Things for business. Discover what it is, how it works and why it should be on your radar.

What exactly is 5G?

Why is 5G so fast?

Is 5G just a faster version of 4G?

How does 5G reduce latency?

Will 5G replace Wi-Fi?

How will 5G affect the Internet of Things (IoT)?

What does Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) have to do with 5G?

What is Massive-MIMO technology and why is it essential to 5G?

What is 5G network slicing?

What part does 5G have to play in Software-Defined Networking?

How do I know that 5G is safe?

Where can I get 5G in the UK?

Where can I get 5G abroad?

5G insights

Not a business customer?

5G still has a lot to offer

No more worrying about buffering, signal strength or Wi-Fi. From gaming on the go and downloading a film in seconds to remote healthcare and more - a new world of possibilities is coming. Join the next generation of mobile networking. #5Gamechanger

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