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Press Release | 08 Feb 2016

VODAFONE UK’S WINTER SUSTAINABILITY REPORT

VODAFONE UK’S WINTER SUSTAINABILITY REPORT

Vodafone UK has today published its quarterly Sustainability Report, which covers activity during Winter 2015.  The report covers a range of initiatives:

  • the launch of our partnership with The Scout Association and the creation of the Scouts Digital Manifesto, which provides clear goals to help young people use digital technology safely, creatively and responsibly .
  • working with the Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU) at St Andrews University to investigate the rapid decline of some species of marine mammal using our machine-to-machine (M2M) technology
  • Our Giving Something Back campaign, which also highlights that £33 million has been donated through JustTextGiving since its launch in May 2011

About Vodafone UK

Vodafone UK is a technology communications company that connects people, businesses and devices to help our customers benefit from digital innovation. Our services span mobile, fixed-line connections, home and office broadband, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

We have a strong track record as a tech pioneer, making the UK’s first mobile phone call, sending the first text message, and making the UK’s first live holographic call using 5G in 2018. We were also the first to start carrying live 5G traffic from a site in Salford, Greater Manchester. As of June 2021, we have 5G in 364 locations across Europe – 124 in the UK and 240 across Germany, Spain, Italy and Ireland. Our 4G network coverage currently reaches over 99% of the UK population.

Today, Vodafone serves more than 18 million mobile and fixed-line customers in the UK. To help deliver Gigabit UK, our full-fibre broadband roll-out programme now covers 15 UK towns and cities through partnerships with CityFibre and Openreach.

Sustainability is also at the heart of what we do: as of 1 July 2021, 100% of the grid electricity we use in the UK is certified to be from renewable sources.

For more information about Vodafone UK please visit: www.vodafone.co.uk.

Vodafone UK Media Relations

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Email: ukmediarelations@vodafone.com

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