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Press Release | 21 Jul 2016

VODAFONE UK REACHES 101 4G ROAMING DESTINATIONS

VODAFONE UK REACHES 101 4G ROAMING DESTINATIONS

Vodafone UK can now offer customers 4G roaming in 101 destinations – more than any other UK network provider and just in time for the summer holidays.  Great news for customers who want to keep in touch with family and friends whilst away or keep up with the news back home.  New destinations include Argentina, Bahamas, Channel Islands, India and Jamaica.

 Today’s news follows Vodafone’s introduction in May this year of  worry-free, inclusive roaming in 40 destinations for all new and upgrading customers on Pay Monthly 12 & 24 month Red and Red Value bundles* – which is also more than any other UK network.  The bundles include unlimited roaming calls, texts and picture messages as well as a generous monthly data allowance of up to 4GB to give customers greater peace of mind when using their phone abroad to upload photos or download local maps.

 Throughout July and August, Pay as you go customers who purchase a Big Value Bundle** will also receive up to 100 texts, 100 minutes and 500MB of data to use whilst roaming within Vodafone’s inclusive roaming zone.

When travelling further afield, Vodafone WorldTraveller enables customers to use their UK minutes, texts and data for just £5 extra a day in 58 destinations worldwide so they can call home as often as they like whilst in such places as Australia, Brazil, South Africa or USA.  A day is midnight to midnight, local time of capital city and there is no charge for receiving calls.

Working abroad has never been easier either. Vodafone Business Traveller offers worry-free roaming for customers on selected price plans. Business travellers pay the same as they do in the UK for their calls, texts and data from an extra £2.50 a day (exc VAT) in some of the world’s top business destinations.

Full details on all Vodafone’s offerings whilst travelling abroad is available at www.vodafone.co.uk/explore/costs/travelling-abroad/

 

Notes to editors

  • *Inclusive roaming: Available to new Pay Monthly 12 & 24 month Red and Red Value bundles customers. Includes a monthly roaming allowance of calls to standard mobiles and landlines, texts, picture messages and data within our inclusive roaming zone. 4G inclusive roaming is available in 34 destinations.  For destinations included and charges if you opt into standard rates or exceed your bundle allowance see vodafone.co.uk/explore/costs/travelling-abroad/.
  • **Offer ends on 08.16 on the £10, £15 and £20 Big Value Bundles. For a list of countries, charges and terms, see www.vodafone.co.uk/travellingabroad.  After the promotion ends, roaming will continue to be included on £30 BVBs.
  • Destinations with 4G roaming (new destinations in bold): Albania, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands (Jersey, Guernsey), Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, Faroe Islands, France, Germany, Georgia, Greece, Guam, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lesotho, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Morocco, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Turks & Caicos Islands, UAE, Uruguay, USA, US Virgin Islands.   Vodafone UK roaming partner’s 4G speeds may vary due to coverage and demand.

 

Making a call to another country4.6p a minute
Receiving a call from another country0.9p a minute
Text message1.8p a text
Data (including dongles)4.6p a text
Picture message4.6p a picture message
Data cap£39.33

 

 

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 October 2020, we have 5G in 57 locations in the UK and 193 across Germany, Spain, Italy and Ireland.

In September 2020, leading mobile benchmarking company, umlaut, named Vodafone as London’s best network for 5G. Our 4G network coverage currently reaches over 99% of the UK population. And in October 2020, Vodafone was named Network Provider of the Year by readers of leading technology advice website, Trusted Reviews.

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.

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

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