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Press Release | 16 Aug 2018

Vodafone UK’s partner agent programme opens up to new entrepreneurs

Vodafone UK’s partner agent programme opens up to new entrepreneurs

Vodafone UK is now offering entrepreneurs from within the business and outside of it the chance to franchise their own store as part of our Partner Agent Programme.

  • Vodafone UK Partner Agent Programme celebrates first trading year and opens up to new entrepreneurs from outside the business.
  • 35 stores are now live with this unique franchising approach, with 100 Partner Agent stores forecasted by April, 2019 

Vodafone UK is now offering entrepreneurs from both within the business and outside of it the chance to franchise their own store as part of our Partner Agent Programme. The programme first went live in August 2017, where the scheme focussed on offering Vodafone employees the opportunity to transition from operator to owner – giving them the ability to take control and make decisions for their own stores.

As of today, there are 35 stores with Partner Agents and they are consistently delivering above forecasted growth and teaching Vodafone new ways of thinking. That is why we are now opening the programme to entrepreneurs from outside of Vodafone – giving them the chance to become a Partner Agent with one of the biggest and most recognised brands in the UK.

New Partner Agent stores have opened in Sheffield, Chesterfield, Walsall, Lancaster, Bangor and Newton Abbey in the last month. Vodafone UK is looking to have 100 Partner Agent stores by April, 2019.

For more information, and the chance to own your own store please visit https://www.vodafone.co.uk/franchise and register your interest now.

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About Vodafone UK

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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