Tag: voda

Vodafone beams footballer across England using 5G

The CTO at Vodafone UK, Scott Petty, wanted to show us what 5G can really do last week. The new tech will definitely make everything faster, but how will it benefit our lives otherwise? Well, with the aid of England and Manchester City Women’s Football Captain Steph Houghton, …

iPhone XS and XS Max Vodafone pricing

Yes, I know that pre-orders went live on Friday, but real life took over and I had to fit some blinds. Apologies folks. After our big iPhone XS and iPhone XS coverage you should know everything you need to know. However, if you want to get it from …

Vodafone – Watch out when you Roam Further

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to be in the USA. As it was a quick visit, I’d not really organised any local SIM and took my normal Vodafone handset. When the plane touched down I received the usual text message from Vodafone advising on …

The Internet of Things arrives with Vodafone

We’ve seen quite a few devices from Vodafone lately which aren’t phones. Whilst some of these gadgets are definitely aimed at businesses (automotive tracking, smart cameras and the like), we’ve felt a definite push for gadgets that you could use at home too. Three years ago we took …

Vodafone crank it up – 1 Gigabit Broadband being delivered to homes

I’m kinda lucky at home. I’ve got 300Mbps broadband from Virgin Media, but although it’s marketed as “fibre broadband” it – and many other “superfast fibre” connections – actually aren’t delivered via fibre all the way. Instead, the last bit, from the local street cabinet to your house, …

Vodafone kicking off 5G trials already

Seven cities will become 5G test areas for Vodafone. Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Liverpool, London and Manchester will then see deployments beginning in October. Vodafone will be pushing “Gigabit UK”, where customers can enjoy ultra-fast connection speeds of one gigabit per second via 5G. Across those cities, engineers …

Quickly now! Vodafone £200 cashback deal

Are you looking for a new deal? Looking to start a new contract? Well, if you’re perhaps with another network right now and you’re looking to switch to Vodafone, listen up my friend. The nice people at TopCashBack have let me know that, for the next two days …

Vodafone launching N9 and N9 lite

You’ll often find some interesting things when searching the network “Coming Soon” pages. This time it is Vodafone who have something. The company have two new branded smartphones showing as coming soon… The Vodafone N9 would appear to be mid-range device featuring a 5.5 inch HD+ quality screen …

Vodafone improve Bundle offers

Vodafone have today updated their popular ‘Bundle’ deals for customers who are on PAYG and do not want a contract. The network still offers unlimited texts on all offers but have improved either with more minutes or data. These improvements are highlighted in red above, and still include …

Samsung Galaxy S9 64GB deal. £23 p/m with 4GB monthly data.

This offer comes via mobiles.co.uk and delivers unlimited texts and unlimited calls. You get 4GB of data too. Yes, there’s the small matter of the £135 up-front payment, but you could probably sell your old phone and cover that. Also, there’s £10 off with the voucher code, so …

Vodafone Chief Vittorio Colao steps down

After 10 years in charge of the Vodafone Group, today Vittorio Colao has announced he is to stand down. Colao has been key in the turn around of the company over the recent years, including the $130bn sale of their share in Verizon Wireless in America several years …

VOXI makes you feel younger again

VOXI is a brand from UK network Vodafone that’s aimed at the youth market. If you love your social media and want good pricing, VOXI is for you. The catch was to be a VOXI customer you had to be 26 or under to get a SIM, however …

Vodafone to sponsor ESL eSports

When I was a kid, “sports” was something you did in PE (Physical Education) at school. There we would be, standing in a freezing cold field, wearing nothing more than a T-shirt and shorts. The PE teacher, with a cigarette hanging out of the corner of his mouth, …

Sony Xperia XZ2 – Review

The Introduction Just a week or so ago we posted the Sony Xperia XZ1 review, so it would only be right to follow it up with the newer XZ2. As they have done so many times in the past, Vodafone UK kindly loaned us one so we could …

Samsung Galaxy A8 coming to Vodafone

Yes, the A8, not the S8. The Galaxy A8 is a new mid-range device which fits into that uncomfortable “it’s a bit like an S8 but I bought the cheaper version” slot. It’s a tad heavier than the Galaxy S8, but still has the 18.5:9 screen and glass …

Vodafone first to test new 5G spectrum

Just a week after securing the largest block of 3.4GHz spectrum for 5G, Vodafone have already started testing it on their network. The company paid around £370m to get a 50MHz allowance of 5G spectrum, the largest of all networks, and have started to test in Manchester and …