Vodafone has become the second UK mobile operator to turn on its 5G network after EE commercial launch in May 30.
Vodafone has become the second UK mobile operator to turn on its 5G network after EE commercial launch on May 30. The service is live in seven UK cities: Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, London, Liverpool, Manchester, and Glasgow. Twelve additional towns and cities will follow later this year – Birkenhead, Blackpool, Bournemouth, Guildford, Newbury, Portsmouth, Plymouth, Reading, Southampton, Stoke-on-Trent, Warrington, and Wolverhampton. Three UK is planning to launch 5G services in August. O2 expects 5G in the autumn.
Vodafone is offering unlimited data on mobile three speed-tiered data plans. Pricing is then scaled on speed delivered rather than the volume of data used. The Unlimited Lite plan runs at 2Mbps and costs 23 GBP (25.63 EUR) a month. The Unlimited offers speeds at 10Mbps and cost 26 GBP (28.97 EUR) a month. Finally, the Unlimited Max runs at the fastest speed possible by the network and the device and costs 30 GBP (33.43 EUR) a month.
It will initially offer the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G and Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G as supporting devices.