16 May 2018
Pedro Esquiva has been registered blind for 15 years. With the help of mobile network technology his smartphone is acting as a second pair of eyes helping him and Ulises his guide dog to get around the city.
13 Apr 2018
Making mobile money safer and more transparent: M-Pesa in Kenya and Tanzania awarded new GSMA Mobile Money Certification
Safaricom in Kenya and Vodacom Tanzania are amongst the first operators in the world to be awarded the new GSMA Mobile Money Certification (MMC), a global industry initiative launched at the GSMA 360 event on 12 April 2018.
20 Mar 2018
A perfect storm is brewing: high unemployment rates around the world, extreme poverty, particularly in emerging markets, and a lack of digital education and skills to fill thousands of vacant future-focused, digital jobs.
27 Feb 2018
“Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion engine”. While a few years old, these comments by one leading analyst indicate the immense potential – and increasing need - for big data analytics to fuel positive societal change and development.
26 Feb 2018
Vodafone announces successful trials of new technologies that will bring cost-effective connectivity to millions of people in Africa and India
Vodafone is developing new technologies designed to enable the cost-effective deployment of base stations in currently unconnected areas of Africa and India.
23 Feb 2018
No matter where you are in the world, people are online more than ever before, driven by greater connectivity, lower prices and the increasing availability of internet-enabled devices.
23 Feb 2018
Elite athletes and their coaches attempting to run a marathon in less than two hours for the first time will be able to monitor running efficiency and body and environmental temperature in real time thanks to work undertaken by engineers from Vodafone’s Networks Centre of Excellence.
22 Feb 2018
We’ve come a long way from the very first text message, sent by one Vodafone engineer to another to wish him a happy Christmas back in 1992.
21 Feb 2018
Vodafone and Huawei have jointly completed the world’s first call using the Non-standalone (NSA) 3GPP 5G new radio (NR) standard and sub6 GHz spectrum.
19 Feb 2018
Vodafone and Huawei have completed lab tests which indicate that traditional IP microwave links will be considered a viable technology for 5G backhaul.