Vodafone Access Gateway: Femtocell 1 July UK Launch

Vodafone Access Gateway: Femtocell 1 July UK Launch18 months ago, Digital-Lifestyles was one of the first, if not _the_ first, consumer-focused publications to report on Femtocells.

We were wowed by the concept – very strong cellular reception in your home, with the calls and data heading up your broadband connection.

As we said back in Nov 2007 …
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Vodafone Drop DRM for MP3

Vodafone Drop DRM for MP3Another one falls.

Vodafone have announced that they are switching their music catalogue from Universal Music, Sony Music and EMI away from DRM-protected music to MP3 format.

This makes Vodafone the first global mobile operator to do it.

Not only will these tracks but DRM-free in the future, but people who have bought DRMd tracks already will be able to change them to MP3 for FREE. Are you listening Apple? No DRM-dropping tax.

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HTC Magic G2 Available On Vodafone UK Next Month

HTC Magic G2 Available On Vodafone UK Next MonthVodafone UK is set to offer the newly unveiled HTC Magic mobile phone as early as next month, with the handset already listed on their site as “arriving in April.”

The second Google Android platform-based smartphone, the HTC Magic is known worldwide as G2 device and will be available exclusively through Vodafone and offered to their customers in the UK, Spain, Germany and France.

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Last.fm: Mobile Via Vodafone Deal (video)

Last.fm: Mobile Via Vodafone DealLast.fm is expanding their service away from just computers on to mobile phones, with Vodafone.

It looks like the relatively recent corporate owners of Last.fm, CBS, are flexing their biz dev muscles, aiming to gain back some of the considerable investment they made in the music service.

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Blackberry Storm: Vodafone Details Call Plans Disclosed

Blackberry Storm: Vodafone Details Call PlansThis Xmas, despite dire warnings of how everywhere is entering recession, there’s going to be a battle royal between the mobile companies in their attempt to get you to buy a new mobile phone.

O2 has the 3G iPhone, T-Mobile has the G1 Google Android handset and as we let you know back at the begging of October, Vodafone will be bring the Blackberry Storm to the UK.

Today Vodafone have revealed how much you’ll have to pay to have the Storm in your hands.

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Vodafone To Buy Back £1Bn Shares

Vodafone To Buy Back £1Bn StockVodafone Board feels that their shares are undervalued at present, so to build the share price up again, they’ve just sanctioned the self-purchase of up to £1 Billion of their own shares.

The publication of this decision comes the day after a Vodafone’s shared dropped almost 14% over the day, the largest single-day drop in its history.

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Vodafone Customer Slapped Down With £31,000 Data Roaming Charge

Vodafone Customer Slapped Down With £31,000 Data Roaming ChargeA Manchester- based IT consultant returned from a holiday in Portugal to find something worse than the dull northern weather to greet him in the shape of a hefty £31,500 telephone bill.

Finding himself dissatisfied with the entertainment on offer in Portugal, Iayn Dobsyn had elected to download an episode of Prison Break and a load of MP3s by using his mobile phone as a modem.

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