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 …
Continue reading Vodafone Access Gateway: Femtocell 1 July UK Launch
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 already will be able to change them to MP3 for FREE. Are you listening Apple? No DRM-dropping tax.
Continue reading Vodafone Drop DRM for MP3
Vodafone 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.
Continue reading HTC Magic G2 Available On Vodafone UK Next Month
The second phone based on Google’s operating system Android has been pulled out of the bag by Vodafone as the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona continues to pepper the landscape with new handsets galore.
Continue reading HTC Magic Android Phone Arrives On Vodafone
Rumours are beginning to circulate that Vodafone may be looking to nab the eagerly awaited Palm Pre handset on an exclusive deal when it’s released in the UK.
Continue reading Vodafone To Bag Palm Pre Handset For UK?
Last.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.
Continue reading Last.fm: Mobile Via Vodafone Deal (video)
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.
Continue reading The Queen Visits Vodafone HQ (Videos)
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 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.
Continue reading Blackberry Storm: Vodafone Details Call Plans Disclosed
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 its history.
Continue reading Vodafone To Buy Back £1Bn Shares
A 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.
Continue reading Vodafone Customer Slapped Down With £31,000 Data Roaming Charge