Archive for the 'Vodafone' Category

Vodafone Access Gateway: Femtocell 1 July UK Launch

18 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 …

Vodafone Drop DRM for MP3

Another 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 [...]

HTC Magic G2 Available On Vodafone UK Next Month

Update to the Android-powered ‘Googlephone’ due in April.

HTC Magic Android Phone Arrives On Vodafone

The second ‘Google Phone’ rocks into town, switching networks and losing a keyboard.

Vodafone To Bag Palm Pre Handset For UK?

Could Vodafone grab exclusive rights to this hot new handset? Mobile Via Vodafone Deal (video) is expanding their service away from just computers on to mobile phones, with Vodafone. It looks like the relatively recent corporate owners of, CBS, are flexing their biz dev muscles, aiming to gain back some of the considerable investment they made in the music service.

The Queen Visits Vodafone HQ (Videos)

The Queen visited the head offices of Vodafone in Newbury last week on 14 November – perhaps to make sure that she got hold of her Blackberry Storm :) There is that joke that the Queen thinks that everywhere outside of Buckingham palace smells of paint, because everyone redecorates before she arrives.

Blackberry Storm: Vodafone Details Call Plans Disclosed

This 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 [...]

Vodafone To Buy Back £1Bn Shares

Vodafone 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 [...]

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

Bank-draining data charges for mobile phones continue to punish users abroad.