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Vodafone launch 5G roaming

Vodafone have been on a roll since their initial launch on July 3rd, they added a second batch of 5G enabled locations to the list, and have today enabled 5G roaming.

Today is another milestone with Vodafone being the first network to offer 5G roaming, and this is on top of their already impressive 4G roaming set of agreements around the world.

Customers who have a 5G plan and 5G device can now roam in Germany, Spain and Italy where there is 5G coverage and enjoy the speeds this latest technology has to offer.

This news comes just in time for people setting off on their summer holidays and will let them share their Holliday snaps as well as download movies and video call on the go.

Press Release

Vodafone 5G in more places than any other network as roaming goes live

July 26, 2019

  • 5G rolling out in more places with availability in 55 cities and towns across Europe.
  • 5G pricing the same as 4G – even when roaming.
  • Take the flagship Samsung Galaxy S10 5G or the stylish yet affordable Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 away with you this summer – both are available now.
  • Choose one of Vodafone’s entertainment partners for perfect holiday downtime.

Vodafone consumer and business customers can now get 5G in more places than with any other network, giving them faster and more reliable roaming at no additional cost.

From today, Vodafone 5G roaming is live in 55 towns and cities across four countries – Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK – just in time for the summer getaway. Unlike with other networks, customers don’t pay extra to use 5G with Vodafone’s pay monthly plans.

Whether in Madrid, Munich, Rome or London, customers can roam on Vodafone’s 5G network in some of the most popular tourist and business locations. You can now stream music from the sunbed, download podcasts by the pool, watch live TV and sport at the airport, or play games on the go at speeds of up to ten times faster than 4G.

This can all be done with the help of Vodafone’s entertainment package, which offers a choice of four entertainment options – Spotify Premium, Amazon Prime Video, Sky Sports Mobile TV or a NOW TV Entertainment Pass – for customers who choose selected pay monthly plans.

With 5G, working abroad has also never been easier. 5G brings WiFi-like speeds, without the need to rely on hotel connections or public WiFi to keep in touch with the office.

In addition, Vodafone offers customers 4G roaming in 156 destinations – more than any other UK network provider. Customers will also be able to use their home plan in 48 European destinations at no extra cost.

Vodafone offers two of the best 5G smartphones available – the industry-leading Samsung Galaxy S10 5G and the affordable Xiaomi Mi Mix 3. Both can be used at home and abroad over Vodafone’s 5G and 4G network.

Vodafone UK Chief Executive Officer Nick Jeffery said: “We have accelerated the availability of 5G roaming just as schools break up for the summer holiday. With 5G in more places than with any other network, our customers can keep in touch with loved ones at home, colleagues in the office or with their business customers while they’re travelling abroad.”

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