Thanks to the extended partnership, Lebara Mobile customers will now be able to access Vodafone’s 5G service, as well as take advantage of other benefits such as roaming and 4G Calling.
Vodafone has been chosen by Lebara to continue to be the host network for its UK Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) business, Lebara Mobile, in a new three-and-a-half-year exclusive deal.
Lebara Mobile customers will now be able to access Vodafone’s 5G service. Customers will continue to be able to use Vodafone’s award-winning 4G network, with new features such as 4G Calling being launched this year.
As part of the extended partnership, Lebara Group will also use Vodafone’s Sponsored Roaming service to give its customers roaming in 215 countries. Lebara has operations in Germany, France, the UK, the Netherlands and Denmark.
Vishal Dixit, Strategy & Wholesale Director at Vodafone UK, said: “The extension of our 14-year relationship with Lebara is testament to working in a true partnership. We’re delighted to be able to ensure Lebara Mobile customers can access the latest technologies that will give them improved coverage, reliability and speed, as well as access to Vodafone’s network when they are abroad. We look forward to continuing to work with Lebara, helping them achieve their growth ambitions.”
Rajesh Dongre, Commercial Director at Lebara UK, said: “Vodafone have been a fantastic partner to work with and have fully supported us with our ambition to broaden our appeal, and the extension to our agreement will allow us to accelerate this approach. Our partnership with Vodafone will also provide some of the very latest innovations, such as 5G, at a time when connected devices are playing an increasingly central role in all our lives. We are really excited to be bringing new features to our customers and are confident they will find Lebara Mobile offers a great choice of services.”
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Notes to editors:
Lebara has been in partnership with Vodafone since 2007 when the Lebara business was established in the UK.
Lebara was founded in 2001, headquartered in the Netherlands, as an international calling cards provider, recognising the need of migrant workers to keep connected with friends and families with an honest, good value mobile services option to make calls abroad. Today, 20 years on, it has established itself as a budget-friendly mobile services provider with presence across the UK and Europe.
The brand offers flexible SIM Only and Pay As You Go plans in the UK which start from just £5. All plans include data, UK minutes and texts, as well as international mins to more than 40 countries.
Lebara runs on the Vodafone network, so customers can be assured of fast, reliable network coverage. Rated Excellent on TrustPilot, Lebara aims to provide an easy and convenient customer services access, with options to chat or call an advisor 9am–9pm every day, including weekends and bank holidays.
For more information see lebara.co.uk