Tag: vodafone

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 …

Where’s the place you don’t get a signal ?

Ok everyone. I’m going to ask you a question. Name me one place where you regularly have signal problems. Not a geographic spot, but a place. Yes, it’s a train. Trains are a pain in the backside. On journeys to London it’s fairly usual to hear someone say, …

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 …

Update on Three UK Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality has been a big topic of discussion when it comes to data, and how it can be used one way or another by customers. Here in the UK, Three and Vodafone were spoken to by regulator Ofcom on certain restrictions when it came to roaming, or …

I feel the need, the need for speed!

It was a throwaway remark. A passing comment on Twitter. Last night I did a quick speed test and got 365Mbps down. Insane. However, I got a few questions about how it was achieved, so here goes. The speed was the result of me combining my Vodafone 4G …

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 WiFi Calling – Not on all plans, yet. A response.

This morning I wrote a story about WiFi Calling. It’s something which is now becoming fairly familiar with users of compatible handsets and means that you can make and receive calls whilst on the Underground in London, in the local Tesco or in the office when there’s no …

Land Rover Explore coming to Vodafone

As a seasoned Coolsmartphone reader, you’ll already know everything there is to know about the Land Rover Explore Smartphone. You can buy one right now from their website. It’s £599. For your money you get a rough, tough smartphone with a Deca Core 2 CPU, Android Nougat (with …

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 …