Vodafone and Intel working on OpenRAN tech
Published in Network
Monday, 31 January 2022 12:09

Vodafone and Intel working on OpenRAN tech


Want to break Ericsson, Huawei and Nokia’s grip

Vodafone has teamed up with Intel and other silicon vendors to design its own chip architecture for nascent OpenRAN network technology.

Qualcomm creates a processor with integrated SIM
Published in Mobiles


Backed by Thales, Vodafone, and Samsung

Qualcomm has come up with a mobile processor which has an integrated SIM and the technology is being backed by Vodafone, Samsung and Thales.

Vodafone opts for Samsung for UK 5G
Published in Network
Monday, 14 June 2021 11:22

Vodafone opts for Samsung for UK 5G


Replacing Huawei

British telecoms group Vodafone has chosen Samsung as its 5G vendor replacement for Huawei.

Vodafone sees 50 percent increase in traffic
Published in News


Mobile surge

Vodafone, the world’s second largest mobile operator, said the coronavirus crisis was causing data traffic on its networks to surge, with demand already rising 50 percent.

Vodafone partners with Ryanair
Published in Transportation
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 10:57

Vodafone partners with Ryanair


Online booking, passenger boarding and in-flight transactions

Vodafone has secured a seven-year technology partnership with Ryanair to handle the airline's online booking, passenger boarding and in-flight transactions.

Vodafone reports better earnings
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 10:55

Vodafone reports better earnings

 
Spain and Italian issues going away

Vodafone increased its full year earnings guidance, reflecting improving organic growth trends as difficult markets in Spain and Italy start to ease and it integrates its German cable acquisition.

British Vodafone launches 5G in Germany
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 11:14

British Vodafone launches 5G in Germany


Undercuts Deutsche Telekom

The UK's Vodafone is launching 5G services in Germany, undercutting Deutsche Telekom by offering cheaper deals and reaching more cities.

Vodafone to merge Italian telco masts with Telecom Italia
Published in Network


Aims to revive debt riddled Italian outfit

A deal to merge Vodafone’s tower infrastructure in Italy into INWIT, the mast group 60 percent owned by Telecom Italia (TIM), will be signed by the summer.

UK gets July 5G launch date
Published in Network
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 12:19

UK gets July 5G launch date


Vodafone is the first

Vodafone has announced that its 5G network will go live on the 3rd of July, making it the first to set a hard date for the launch of its next-gen mobile network.

Vodafone wants German government to invest in pipes
Published in News


Needs to invest in the last mile

Vodafone wants the German government to install empty pipes in the ground to allow "last mile” network work to be quick and cheap for suppliers.