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JUNE 2018

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Renewing our commitment to supporting the armed forces community

2018-06-29

"We're proud to renew our commitment to supporting the servicemen and women who protect our nation by re-signing the Armed Forces Covenant," says Helen Lamprell, General Counsel & External Affairs Director, Vodafone UK.

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Inspiring future leaders: women in technology at Vodafone share their stories

2018-06-27

Anne Sheehan, Enterprise Director at Vodafone UK, talks about the importance of inspiring future generations to become technology leaders regardless of gender or background, and shares the stories of three women in technology at Vodafone.

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5 reasons to count on Vodafone, starting with our new 30 Day Service Guarantee

2018-06-25

Vodafone UK Chief Operating Officer Neil Blagden introduces our brand new 30 Day Service Guarantee and offers four more reasons why our customers can count on us, including our in-store Tech Experts and our award-winning chatbot TOBi.

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Vodafone UK backs its customer service with ground-breaking guarantee

2018-06-25

Vodafone's 30 Day Service Guarantee, a UK first, offers all new and upgrading Pay Monthly customers 30 days to decide if Vodafone is the mobile provider for them.

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Vodafone’s 5G progress highlights our commitment to investing in Greater Manchester

2018-06-21

News that Manchester will be a 5G test city highlights Vodafone UK's commitment to promoting regional development in the North West, says Neil Blagden, COO at Vodafone UK.

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Vodafone advances Gigabit UK with 5G trial in seven cities

2018-06-20

Vodafone UK today unveiled seven cities that will become 5G test areas, with roll-outs starting between October and December this year.

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Vodafone turns on advanced network in Bath

2018-06-12

Vodafone UK is rolling out an ultra-fast network across the historic city of Bath. With upgrades currently taking place and further improvements planned over the next few months, the investment will bring much faster data speed and high-quality voice calls to residents, businesses and visitors across the city and wider area.

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Helping parents to get back on track and make the most of their working lives

2018-06-11

Taking a career break to bring up a family shouldn’t have to mean giving up a career permanently. As a society, we can and must do more to make it easier for parents to return to work, if they want to.

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Vodafone's network improvements bring faster and more reliable services to Cardiff

2018-06-08

Faster 4G mobile data connectivity and improved voice coverage are now available in more places across Cardiff than ever before, thanks to a significant investment by Vodafone in its Welsh network.

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Vodafone’s 5G spectrum haul will help us to build Gigabit UK

2018-06-08

5G will underpin Gigabit UK, enabling advanced applications like connected homes, driverless cars, virtual reality and augmented reality, says Scott Petty, Chief Technology Officer at Vodafone UK.

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From sofa to sun lounger, with Vodafone UK you can enjoy Amazon Prime Video on the go - on us

2018-06-05

Vodafone UK has teamed up with Amazon to offer customers the chance to enjoy up to 24 months’ access to Prime Video.

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MAY 2018

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Vodafone pulls out all the stops for Reading Station and beyond

2018-05-24

Vodafone UK has announced the installation of superfast 4G at Reading train station to ensure that Vodafone customers enjoy fast data speeds & reliable voice coverage.

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Live from the Royal Wedding: How the Vodafone network handled a 600% surge in data uploads

2018-05-24

As crowds in Windsor took pictures and video of the Royal Wedding, the Vodafone network recorded over 600% more data uploads than usual - that’s roughly the equivalent of posting about 680,000 snaps on Snapchat.

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How the Bright Sky app from the Vodafone Foundation and Hestia can help people suffering from domestic abuse

2018-05-16

Helen Lamprell, Vodafone Foundation Trustee and General Counsel & External Affairs Director, Vodafone UK, talks about Bright Sky, a new app from the Vodafone Foundation and Hestia that enables people affected by domestic abuse to find local support and offers advice for those wanting to help.

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Vodafone Foundation and Hestia launch the UK’s first app to provide nationwide domestic abuse support

2018-05-15

The Vodafone Foundation, Vodafone’s philanthropic arm, and Hestia, London’s leading domestic abuse charity, are launching Bright Sky, a free and unique mobile app to help people affected by domestic abuse.

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Maximising the benefits of Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies in UK homes

2018-05-14

Policymakers can help to maximise the benefits of Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies transforming care, transport and our home lives - a new report by the Social Market Foundation, commissioned by Vodafone UK, explains how.

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APRIL 2018

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Help to fight cancer while you #SleepLikeAHero with the Vodafone Foundation’s DreamLab App

2018-04-30

Every two minutes, someone in the UK is diagnosed with cancer. As people live longer lives, the risk of developing cancer has risen to 1 in 2. That’s why we’re asking smartphone users across the UK to join us in the fight against cancer by downloading the Dream Lab app, which can help to speed up vital cancer research. Here’s how it works.

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Vodafone Foundation and Imperial College London launch groundbreaking new crowdsourcing app to speed up cancer research

2018-04-30

The Vodafone Foundation and researchers at Imperial College London have teamed up to recruit smartphone users to help in the fight against cancer via an app that crowd sources the processing power of mobile phones overnight.

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Vodafone and CityFibre's gigabit revolution gathers pace

2018-04-24

Residents and workers in Coventry, Edinburgh, Huddersfield and Stirling will be next in line to have their online experience transformed with ultra-fast, Gigabit-capable full fibre broadband from Vodafone and CityFibre.

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It's better when you bundle: Vodafone UK launches its best value SIM only and Home Broadband bundles

2018-04-17

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Mentoring girls interested in tech careers with Step into STEM

2018-04-17

Vodafone is proud to support Step into STEM, a 7-month mentoring and work experience programme that encourages young girls to pursue a STEM career.

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Vodafone UK first to test new 5G spectrum across a live network

2018-04-12

Vodafone UK today completed the first test of new 5G spectrum across an existing live network between Manchester and the company’s headquarters in Newbury, Berkshire.

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Vodafone UK acquires spectrum for 5G services

2018-04-05

Vodafone UK has acquired 50 MHz of spectrum in the 3400 MHz band for mobile data services in Ofcom’s auction for a total cost of £378.2 million (€433.4 million).

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Planes, Trains and Smart Mobiles: Vodafone has Heathrow and Heathrow Express covered

2018-04-02

Millions of passengers can now benefit from fast 4G and reliable voice coverage.

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MARCH 2018

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Peterborough set to unlock gigabit broadband potential with full fibre roll-out

2018-03-22

Vodafone UK and CityFibre are bringing gigabit speed broadband to Peterborough’s 200,000 residents and businesses in the latest phase of their full fibre plan.

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Vodafone calls for ‘brain gain’ to spark a digital revolution across the UK

2018-03-21

Towns and cities outside London could accelerate growth and productivity by implementing ‘brain gain’ policies to attract and retain digital talent, a report published by Vodafone shows.

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Digital Super Towns

2018-03-21

Research setting out how policymakers can help unlock digital potential across the UK

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Surf safer with new ‘First Phone’ lessons

2018-03-13

Vodafone is helping to keep children safe online by offering young people a new ‘First Phone Tutorial’.

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Mum's the word with Vodafone's #FamilySquad

2018-03-07

TV presenter Tess Daly and comedian Sally Phillips came face-to-face with Vodafone’s #FamilySquad gaming expert Ali-A and the pair picked up plenty of tips so that they can enjoy online gaming at home with their families.

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Unlocking the digital potential of Scotland’s towns and cities

2018-03-07

Scotland today boasts a fast-growing digital economy. Devolved powers provide an opportunity for policymakers to drive economic growth. The challenge is how to fully harness the digital potential of their towns and cities.

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