VODAFONE UK'S AUTUMN SUSTAINABILITY REPORT
Vodafone UK has today published its quarterly Sustainability Report, which covers activity during Autumn 2015. The report covers a range of initiatives:
- The company’s stand against cyberbullying and the publication of the company’s fourth Digital Parenting magazine. More details can be found here
- The 850 UK fundraisers from across Vodafone who joined our Big Bold Challenge this year – which so far has led to £114,790 being raised for hundreds of charities close to our employees’ heart
- An update on our rural coverage programme, including our recent trial with four community pubs in Norfolk and Wales. More details can be found here.
- Vodafone, Centrica and Mars have joined forces to launch HitReturn – the first cross-company ‘returnship’ programme. The aim is to provide a bridge back to senior roles for talented professionals who have taken a long career break. More details can be found here.
About Vodafone UK
Vodafone is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 55 more, and fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. As of 30 June 2015, Vodafone had 449 million mobile customers and 12 million fixed broadband customers. For more information, please visit: www.vodafone.com.
Vodafone UK partners with businesses of all sizes - from start-ups and small businesses to the largest corporates and the public sector. The company has worked with UK businesses for over 30 years, starting out as a mobile provider and becoming one of the UK’s leading total communications partners. It provides a range of voice and data services, secure communications infrastructure, fixed and call centre capability, unified communications and was the first mobile phone operator to offer a truly converged service for fixed and mobile.
Vodafone is currently spending around £1 billion on its network and services across the UK following a similar amount spent last year. This includes £200 million on its network in London, the introduction of its 4G service to more than 642 cities and towns, as well as thousands of smaller communities whilst also making network improvements across its UK 3G network. Meanwhile, The Vodafone Rural Open Sure Signal programme is also aiming to bring 3G coverage for the first time to 100 remote communities across the UK.
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