We’ve come a long way since making the first ever mobile call in the UK on 1 January 1985.
Where we operate
We provide mobile networks in 26 countries (including joint ventures and associates) and fixed services in 17 of these. There are 49 countries where we hold no equity interest but have partnership agreements with local mobile operators for them to use our products and services and in some cases our brand.
Vodafone for business
We provide global IT and communications solutions across our mobile, fixed-line, cloud and IoT (internet of things) networks. Our goal is to enable a ‘Gigabit Society’ - find out how we help businesses in over 70 countries, from one-man-bands to multi-national corporates and the public sector.
Germany’s most popular payment card joins Vodafone Wallet
Vodafone Germany has launched a trial that has brought girocard to NFC smartphones for the first time thanks to Vodafone Wallet. Girocard is Germany’s most popular payment card and is widely used for cashless payments in retail outlets across the country. Around 95% of Germans own a girocard, and three-quarters of cardholders use it to pay for goods and services.