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Vodafone and Recommerce© Unveil Sustainable Shift: Europeans Favor Refurbished Phones

(IN BRIEF) The latest Recommerce© Barometer, presented in collaboration with Vodafone during Mobile World Congress 2024 in Barcelona, reveals a significant surge in European consumer interest in refurbished smartphones. Key findings indicate that over half of Europeans are now open … Read the full press release

Early Forest Fire Detection System Launched in Laguna Primera de Palos Wetland by Vodafone and CEPSA

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and CEPSA have teamed up to protect the Laguna Primera de Palos wetland in Huelva, Spain, using an innovative IoT solution. The system, powered by solar panels, detects forest fires early by identifying initial combustion particles. Successfully … Read the full press release

Innovative Network Expansion: Vodafone Unveils Open RAN Sites in 20 Romanian Cities

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone is deploying Open Radio Access Network (RAN) sites across 20 cities in Romania, building on successful trials in Europe and commercial deployment in the UK. Open RAN offers a more flexible and innovative approach to mobile networking, … Read the full press release

Vodafone Business and vcita Partner to Empower SMEs with Productivity App

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Business collaborates with vcita, a leading business management software provider, to introduce the Vodafone Business Management tool with vcita. Aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the app offers an affordable and secure solution to enhance productivity, … Read the full press release

RWE Inks Major Power Purchase Agreements with German Industrial Giants

(IN BRIEF) RWE Supply & Trading has finalized Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with seven prominent German industrial customers, securing the supply of approximately 1,000 gigawatt hours per year of green electricity from its Kaskasi offshore wind farm starting in 2026. … Read the full press release

Vodafone Introduces Next-Gen XR Experience with HyperRealityHub at MWC 2024

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone introduces HyperRealityHub and 5G Network advancements at Mobile World Congress 2024. The HyperRealityHub offers lightweight glasses and shared immersive experiences, while the upgraded 5G Network in a Box provides enhanced processing power and portability. Additionally, Vodafone unveils … Read the full press release

Vodafone Debuts Next-Gen Raspberry Pi-Based 5G Network for Small Businesses

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone is introducing an enhanced version of its 5G Network in a Box at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2024. Developed with Lime Microsystems, this portable 5G network, housed on a Raspberry Pi, offers expanded features and capabilities. … Read the full press release

Vodafone Portugal Leads Global Deployment of Ericsson’s Energy-Efficient Triple-Band Radio 4485

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Portugal has partnered with Ericsson to pioneer the deployment of Ericsson’s energy-efficient Radio 4485, making it the first service provider globally to implement this technology. The radio, deployed in Portugal’s 5G network, promises substantial energy savings of … Read the full press release

Vodafone Welcomes Hatem Dowidar to Board of Directors, Strengthening Strategic Partnership with e&

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Group Plc officially welcomes Hatem Dowidar to its Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director, marking a significant milestone in the strategic relationship agreement between Vodafone and Emirates Telecommunications Group Company PJSC (e&). With regulatory approvals secured, … Read the full press release

Vodafone, Samsung, and AMD Successfully Demo End-to-End Data Call on Open RAN Platform

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone, alongside Samsung and AMD, successfully demonstrated an end-to-end data call using AMD’s new general-purpose processor on an Open RAN platform. This achievement highlights Vodafone’s commitment to expanding the Open RAN ecosystem and fostering innovation. The collaboration showcases … Read the full press release

Vodafone Romania Partners with Ericsson to Accelerate 5G Deployment and Network Upgrade

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Romania has selected Ericsson as a key partner for upgrading its current infrastructure and deploying 5G networks, aiming to bring enhanced connectivity speeds, low latency, and reliable performance to consumers and enterprises. Under the six-year agreement, Ericsson … Read the full press release

Vodafone’s Drone Project Delivers Medicine and More to Remote Villages

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone’s innovative drone project in collaboration with partners like Wingcopter and Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences has expanded to include medicine delivery in addition to groceries to residents of remote villages around Michelstadt, Germany. Through the ‘LieferMichel’ platform, … Read the full press release

Vodafone Earns Coveted Spot on CDP’s ‘A List’ for Climate Change Leadership

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone’s commitment to transparency and action on climate change has garnered recognition from the global environmental non-profit CDP, securing the telecom giant a coveted place on its prestigious annual ‘A List’. Acknowledged for efforts to reduce emissions, address … Read the full press release

Vodafone’s Stuart Perkins Recognized with Cisco Cyber Security Defender Award 2024

(IN BRIEF) Stuart Perkins of the Vodafone Cyber Prevent team has been honored with the Cisco Cyber Security Defender Award 2024 in the EMEA region for his exceptional contributions to cybersecurity. Stuart’s journey from a background in RAF engineering to … Read the full press release

Vodafone and e& Unite to Address Growing VoLTE Demand in Global Telecom Sector

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and e&, two telecommunications industry leaders, have formed a strategic partnership to provide comprehensive, managed voice solutions to other telecom operators. This collaboration aims to assist operators with their international voice traffic needs and the growing demand … Read the full press release

Vodafone and Autobahn GmbH Collaborate to Bring 5G to All German Motorways by 2028

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and Autobahn GmbH have unveiled plans to expand 5G coverage across all German motorways by 2028. The initiative involves erecting additional cellular masts to eliminate coverage gaps, densify the network, and reduce dropped calls. This extensive 5G … Read the full press release

5G Milestone: Vodafone, Qualcomm, and Xiaomi Triple Upload Speeds

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone, Qualcomm, and Xiaomi have achieved a major breakthrough in 5G technology through a successful test in Europe. They achieved peak upload speeds of up to 273 megabits per second (Mbps), significantly faster than the typical 100 Mbps … Read the full press release

Vodafone to Invest $1.5 Billion in Cloud and AI Services in Collaboration with Microsoft

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and Microsoft have announced a 10-year strategic partnership aimed at transforming customer experiences and fostering business growth in Europe and Africa. The collaboration includes leveraging Microsoft’s generative AI to enhance customer engagement, expanding Vodafone’s IoT platform, creating … Read the full press release

Vodafone Introduces Vodafone TV PLAY: A Smart Entertainment Hub with Voice Control and Immersive Audio

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone has launched Vodafone TV PLAY in Ireland, offering customers a comprehensive entertainment solution. This smart entertainment hub features hands-free voice control powered by Google Assistant, enabling users to effortlessly search for content, change channels, record shows, and … Read the full press release

2Africa Subsea Cable Extends to Canary Islands, Enhancing Global Connectivity

(IN BRIEF) The world’s largest subsea cable system, 2Africa, has expanded to the Canary Islands, improving connectivity and providing additional capacity for global telecommunications services. In collaboration with Vodafone and the Council of Tenerife, the cable system landed on the … Read the full press release

Global Logistics Revolution: Vodafone and Industry Titans Drive Cargo Automation

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone, Sumitomo Corporation, Deloitte, and Nexxiot have formed a strategic partnership to offer advanced digital services that streamline the global movement of goods. This collaborative effort aims to automatically verify data related to cargo movement and content, enabling … Read the full press release

DreamLab App Harnesses Smartphone Power to Create Accurate Tropical Cyclone Maps

(IN BRIEF) Scientists at Imperial College London have partnered with the Vodafone Foundation’s DreamLab app to create the world’s first accurate tropical cyclone maps. These maps, made freely available to the public, help visualize areas at risk of tropical cyclones … Read the full press release

Global Study by Tech Giants Reveals Workplace Challenges for Neurodivergent Employees and Calls for Inclusivity

(IN BRIEF) A groundbreaking global study conducted at Colt, Nokia, Samsung, and Vodafone, as part of the #ChangeTheFace Alliance’s efforts to promote diversity and equality in the technology sector, has unveiled significant workplace challenges faced by neurodivergent employees. The research … Read the full press release

Revolutionizing Open RAN: RDSL Framework Simplifies Software-Hardware Integration

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone, in partnership with Cirrus360 and Intel, has introduced a pioneering solution in the field of Open Radio Access Networks (RAN). Their groundbreaking RAN Domain Specific Language (RDSL), detailed in a comprehensive white paper, offers a revolutionary approach … Read the full press release

Vodafone’s EasyTech Stores Redefine Retail with Tech Innovation in Romania

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Romania has introduced a new type of concept store called EasyTech, designed to enhance the customer experience and offer a wide range of technology products. The first EasyTech store opened in Bucharest, featuring product displays, sales offices, … Read the full press release

Vodafone Foundation and UNHCR Emphasize the Importance of Education for Refugees

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Foundation and UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency, hosted an event in London to underscore the significance of education for refugees and the necessity for increased investment in this sector. The event showcased the Instant Network Schools … Read the full press release

Vodafone-WWF Partnership Celebrates One Year of Environmental Impact and Sustainable Choices

(IN BRIEF) The Vodafone and WWF partnership, initiated in November 2022, has marked its first-year milestone with the “One Million Phones for the Planet” campaign. Vodafone collected 210,000 used phones for responsible recycling and refurbishing during this period. This initiative … Read the full press release

Vodafone, Ericsson, and Qualcomm Successfully Test RedCap Technology, Paving the Way for Efficient IoT Devices on 5G Networks

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone, Ericsson, and Qualcomm Technologies have achieved a successful test of RedCap, a new radio and chipset technology designed to enable the connection of numerous low-cost, energy-efficient devices to high-speed 5G networks. RedCap is a software enhancement that … Read the full press release

Vodafone Receives PwC Award for Third Consecutive Year in Cyber Reporting Excellence

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone has won the FTSE350 Cyber Reporting category in PwC’s Building Public Trust Awards for the third year in a row. The awards recognize companies and charities that excel in providing transparent and insightful reporting on sustainability and … Read the full press release

Vodafone Demonstrates the Potential of 6GHz Spectrum for Future 5G Improvements

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone has released test results from its ongoing network trials in the upper 6GHz frequency band in anticipation of the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-23) in Dubai. The conference will decide the fate of the 6GHz spectrum band for … Read the full press release

Vodafone Partners with Accenture to Optimize Shared Operations, Boost Efficiency, and Drive Growth

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Group Plc has unveiled plans for a strategic partnership with Accenture aimed at leveraging shared operations to enhance growth, customer service, and operational efficiency across Vodafone’s operating companies and partner markets. The collaboration will build upon Vodafone’s … Read the full press release

Vodafone Partners with Accenture to Revolutionize Shared Operations and Fuel Growth

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Group Plc has unveiled plans to establish a strategic partnership with Accenture to harness Vodafone’s shared operations for accelerated growth, improved customer service, and enhanced efficiency across its operating companies and partner markets. The collaboration will leverage … Read the full press release

Vodafone and Sumitomo Introduce Pairpoint: A Groundbreaking Venture for the Economy of Things

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and Sumitomo Corporation have unveiled Pairpoint, a new brand for their joint venture that was previously known as Digital Asset Broker. Pairpoint aims to enable customers and businesses to leverage the opportunities arising from the Economy of … Read the full press release

Vodafone Tests Upper 6GHz Spectrum for Faster 5G, Urges Global Allocation

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone has successfully tested the use of the upper 6GHz frequency band for mobile services, aiming to ensure faster and more reliable 5G services in the coming years and prevent a capacity crunch due to rising bandwidth demands. … Read the full press release

Vodafone’s m-mama Initiative Expands to Zanzibar, Aiding Expectant Mothers in Rural Tanzania

(IN BRIEF) In Tanzania, where over 40 million people reside in rural areas with limited access to healthcare, Vodafone’s m-mama initiative is making a significant impact by providing affordable emergency transport services for expectant mothers in need. The challenges of … Read the full press release

Vodafone Foundation Launches Zoteria App to Combat Rising LGBTQ+ Hate Crime Across the UK

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Foundation has introduced the Zoteria app to address the increasing LGBTQ+ hate crime incidents in the UK, particularly affecting trans and LGBTQ+ individuals. The app allows victims to quickly report incidents, receive support, and access educational content … Read the full press release

Vodafone Business and Snam Forge Italy’s First Hybrid 5G Mobile Private Network for Energy Sector

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Business and Snam, a leading natural gas infrastructure company in Europe, have entered into an agreement to establish a private 5G hybrid network infrastructure integrated into the Vodafone network, covering Snam’s 23 plants across Italy. This marks … Read the full press release

Vodafone Boosts Business Connectivity and Security with 5G Mobile Private Networks

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone is leveraging 5G Mobile Private Networks (MPN) to enhance connectivity, speed, reliability, and security for business customers. These networks are especially beneficial for the manufacturing industry, where connected machines, autonomous vehicles, and robots play a significant role. … Read the full press release

Vodafone and Orange’s Rural 4G Open RAN Trial in Romania Marks Progress in Open RAN Collaboration

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and Orange have achieved a significant milestone by successfully conducting a pilot project involving real 4G calls over shared commercial network sites in rural Romania, utilizing Open Radio Access Network (RAN) technology. This achievement follows their joint … Read the full press release

Open RAN Revolution: Vodafone and Nokia Lead Italy’s Digital Autonomy Drive

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and Nokia have announced plans to launch Italy’s first commercial 5G Open Radio Access Network (RAN) pilot, signaling a strengthening of their partnership. This initiative aims to create an open platform for independent software providers, startups, and … Read the full press release