Harriet Elsom

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'I cancelled my mobile contract but Vodafone is still charging me'

<i>Even though I cancelled my mobile phone three months ago, Vodafone is still charging for it.</i><p><b>AR, West Sussex</b><p>Vodafone now admits that the account had not been fully closed. This caused the system to continue to produce monthly bills automatically.<p>The company acknowledges that it should have sorted …

Mobile

Vodafone scraps 'misleading' separate line rental charges

Vodafone has become the first UK broadband provider to scrap separate line rental charges, laying down the gauntlet as it seeks to gain ground on more established rivals.<p>The mobile giant launched a fixed-line broadband service in October, years after BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media built …

Telecoms

Chrome for Android now loads video faster with less battery drain

Google is introducing a new version of Chrome for Android this week that includes some important changes to the way video content loads in the mobile browser. Google has tweaked Chrome for Android version 52 to improve playback speed and power efficiency. Web videos should start playing quicker, …

​The future of home automation

Every emerging technology, like a child, goes through its difficult phases, and IoT is no different. To extend that analogy, you could say that …

Internet of Things

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Vodafone, Sky hope for joy from wider Openreach separation - Mobile World Live

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom wants to further separate local network unit Openreach from parent BT, a move which should boost its telecoms market …

Vodafone's Internet of Things swimsuit detects harmful UV levels

Vodafone is planting a flag in the burgeoning Internet of Things market, developing a connected swimsuit, sunhat and suitcase as proofs of concept.<p>To …

Internet of Things

Vodafone Group announced new appointments for the Group’s Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific (AMAP) region

NEWBURY, UK, 01-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Group today announced the appointment of Serpil Timuray as Chief Commercial Operations and …

Vodafone slashes data rates; offers up to 67 percent more data for the same price- Technology News, Firstpost

Vodafone announces plans and pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Note7

Related Articles<p><b>Vodafone is the first telco to reveal its plan costs, data allowances and pre-order offers for the Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone</b> …

Liberty Global, Vodafone win EU conditional approval for Dutch tie-up | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission authorized a joint venture in the Netherlands between British telecoms firm Vodafone Group Plc (VOD.L) and U.S. cable operator Liberty Global Plc (LBTYA.O) in exchange for concessions.<p>Vodafone branding is seen outside a retail store in London November …

Vodafone

Here's how many times we touch our phones every day

The typical cellphone user touches his or her phone 2,617 time every day, according to a study by research firm Dscout. But that's just the average user: The study found that extreme cellphone users — meaning the top 10% — touch their phones more than 5,400 times daily.<p>To test a previous study that …

Mobile

'Pokémon Go' Now Considered 'The Biggest Mobile Game in U.S. History'

One week after it launched in the United States, <i>Pokémon Go</i> is now the biggest mobile game in the country's history, in statistics focusing on the amount of daily active users (DAU) the app draws. Within the first 24 hours of launch, <i>Pokémon Go</i> beat out popular games like <i>Slither.io</i> and <i>Clash Royale</i>, …

15 Mobile Apps Millennial Entrepreneurs Are Using To Get Ahead

There are hundreds of thousands of apps in the Apple and Google app stores to choose from (about two million, in fact). Obviously, your phone can’t fit them all, so you have to be a little picky about your download choices. Consider the 15 mobile apps that these successful millennials are using to …

Note-Taking

Vodafone wants better phone signal in country pubs to pair Pinterest with your pint

The company's tech plugs into a pub's wireless router to broadcast a stronger phone signal for everyone to enjoy.<p>We've all been there. You find a lovely pub deep in the heart of the countryside, and there's no signal to post a picture of your food to Instagram!<p>Vodafone is hoping to tackle this …

Vodafone

Vodafone's UK arm charts an unknown course in post-Brexit world

Vodafone was quick out of the blocks to warn investors over the impact Brexit could have on its business. More than 30 years after it founded Britain’s mobile industry, the company said it could be forced to move its corporate headquarters to the Continent if access to the single market is cut …

Telecoms

Jio alert makes Airtel, Vodafone and Idea go aggressive on their content plans

Before Reliance Jio gets commercially launched, Bharti Airtel , Vodafone India and Idea Cellular hopping on their content plans.<p>Mukesh Ambani-led …

Vodafone sets sights on ‘young people and families’ as it attempts to carve out a niche in live music marketing

Telecoms brand marketers love to play in the music space, and Vodafone is no exception. For five years the network has sponsored the Capital …

Vodafone Smart Ultra 7 review: Ultra value makes for one smart purchase - Pocket-lint

When looking for affordable devices, it can often be difficult to find a phone without too many compromises, especially at the lower-end of the …

Phones

John Ndego is Vodafone Uganda’s new CEO

Vodafone Uganda has appointed John Ndego as its second Chief Executive Officer with effect from 11 July 2016. John Ndego replaces Allan Richardson, …

Africa

Google offers 4 months of free Play Music

In an effort to compete with Apple Music, Google is offering a special July 4 four-month free trial of Play Music for users who live in the United States. The offer is available only to U.S. customers who haven’t previously signed up to the service.<p>Play Music boasts a library of more than 35 …

South Korea launches first Internet of Things network

<b>South Korea has launched its first commercial, low-cost Internet of Things (IoT) network aimed at making the country even more connected.</b><p>The network would allow smart devices to talk to each other via the network.<p>Phone carrier SK Telecom is behind the initiative, which uses technology that will …

Internet of Things

Google is working on a virtual reality version of Chrome for Android devices

Your favorite websites, glued right to your eyeballs<p>Google wants the entirety of the internet to be explorable in virtual reality, and it's started using its mobile Chrome browser to make that happen. The latest beta and developer versions of Chrome for Android include support for the open source …

Virtual Reality

Amazon Just Re-entered the Smartphone Business

After an unsuccessful venture into the smartphone business with its Fire Phone, Amazon (amzn) is dusting itself off and trying again.<p>The e-retailer …

TV shows

4-Traders

Cairo: Mobile operators have also begun final preparations for the launch of 4G services. They have sent text messages to their clients, advising …

Brexit is a clear message to big business: you refused to change your ways and now you'll pay the price

See, we told you so. Vodafone has become one the first out of the stalls to announce it is considering leaving in response to Brexit. Its operational …

Vodafone, PayPal launch in-store payments in Italy - Mobile World Live

Vodafone users in Italy can now make NFC-based payments from their PayPal accounts using Android smartphones, in the wake of their counterparts in …

Safaricom CFO Vodafone posting calms speculation

Former Safaricom Chief Financial Officer (CFO) John Tombleson has taken a new post with the UK multinational Vodafone, helping to cool speculation …