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Press Release | 28 Jul 2014

VODAFONE’S CHROMECAST OFFER PUTS THE SMARTPHONE AT THE HEART OF THE HOME

VODAFONE’S CHROMECAST OFFER PUTS THE SMARTPHONE AT THE HEART OF THE HOME
  • Vodafone UK is the first UK network to sell Google’s Chromecast media-streaming device
  • Available through all Vodafone stores across the UK
  • All Vodafone Red 4G customers will be able to buy at the discounted price of £25*
  • Netflix now available to every screen in the home with Vodafone Red 4G

Vodafone Red 4G customers are already able to enjoy the best of entertainment as part of their 4G plan with the choice of Netflix, Spotify or Sky Sports Mobile TV and, from today, can enhance that experience with the purchase of Google’s Chromecast media-streaming device for the discounted price of £25*.

Available in Vodafone’s 375 retail outlets across the country, the offer is available to all new and existing Red 4G customers.

Cindy Rose, Consumer Director, Vodafone UK said, “With more than one million customers now enjoying the benefits of Vodafone 4G, we’re expecting Chromecast to be a big hit. Giving our customers the best possible experience, wherever they are, is key. So, whether you’re at home or on the move, you’ll now be able to enjoy and share the best online content from your smartphone, tablet and PC on your TV.”

Chromecast is a thumb-sized media streaming device which plugs into the HDMI port on your TV. It’s set up with a simple mobile app and allows customers to cast many of their favourite online shows, movies, music and more to their TV using their smartphone, tablet or laptop. Chromecast works with Android and iOS devices, as well as Windows PCs and Macs.

*RRP £30

For more information:
Vodafone Media Relations
01635 666777 ukmediarelations@vodafone.com

Note to Editors
Chromecast is available to all Vodafone customers at the RRP of £30. Vodafone Red 4G customers can purchase at the discounted price of £25.

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.

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