Samsung and Vodafone are collaborating to bring the former's newest 5G and 4G solutions along with virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN), Massive MIMO, and other radios to the UK.
Vodafone has re-opened its stores around the UK today and in some areas, it has adjusted its opening hours so shops are open until 10 pm. The firm has also taken measures to make stores safer.
Vodafone has revealed that streaming and other network usage jumped by 40% over the last year due to the pandemic forcing people to learn and work from home. It also said more people stream earlier.
Vodafone has launched a new scheme called communities.connected. It aims to let organisations offer their vulnerable customers lower cost internet access, dongle devices, and MiFi devices.
The Berkshire based company reported that as a result of COVID-19, data traffic on its networks had risen to 50% in several markets. Millions across Europe have switched to working from homes.
Vodafone has been rated as having the best mobile internet performance by testing firm nPerf. The analysis factored in download and upload speeds, latency, and browsing and streaming performance.
Vodafone has announced that it's creating 2,100 jobs across the UK in an effort to "give [its] customers the best experience possible, providing an outstanding level of service and support."
Samsung's Galaxy S5 in gold will be available from Vodafone UK and the carrier is expected to start taking pre-orders for the smartphone starting March 28 before its launch on April 11.