Vodafone announced that their 4G network will be hitting Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Nottingham and Sheffield on 28 September. They added that by the end of the year the service will be available in Bradford, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool and Newcastle by the end of the year. London has had 4G services since August.
Vodafone claim that they will have 98 percent indoor 4G coverage in the United Kingdom by 2015. They also said that they are adding 4GB of extra data per month to all Vodafone Red 4G ready plans.
They said “Anyone signing up to a SIM only plan or a 12 or 24 month plan, with a new 4G-ready handset included, will get three months unlimited UK data, then double the amount of data available on standard Vodafone Red plans plus an extra 4GB per month for the length of their contract.”
The extra data option will be held until the end of October for all new customers, and for those upgrading. Customers who have already signed for Vodafone Red 4G ready plans get the 4GB extra data at no cost.
Subscribers to 4G get the choice of Spotify Premium and Sky Sports Mobile TV included for the first six months or duration of the contract, depending on the plan they are paying for.
The Red 4G ready plan costs £26 a month, for a 12 month SIM only plan and £34 per month for a 24 month plan with a handset included – both come with 6GB of data.
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