We're always working hard to ensure that our Network is the best it can be, but did you know exactly what goes into making a network tick? Here's everything you need to know...
Did you hear the news? Our network was recently named Mobile Network of the Year 2017 by Trusted Reviews, and we couldn’t be more thrilled. But for us, the work never stops. We’re not ones to rest on our laurels.
To prove it, we’ve gone back through the last few years of blogs here on Vodafone Social and rounded up all our best ‘behind the scenes’ network stories. Whether it’s lifting the lid on the amazing work our engineers do day in, day out, or backstage insight into how things tick, here’s where you’ll find everything we’re doing to make things even better.
Ready to school up? Here are the people, the initiatives and the tech that shape Vodafone UK’s award-winning network…
The Vodafone Network Satisfaction Guarantee
Have you heard about our The Vodafone Network Satisfaction Guarantee? It gives new or upgrading customers 30 days to put our network to the test, without worry!
How our network works
Improving the network by numbers: 10 mind-blowing facts about mobile signal in the UK
Our network is better than ever, but just how much data flows around it each month? Come with us on a whistle-stop tour through some amazing stats...
Testing the network: The data that shapes the future of Vodafone
To make sure our mobile network stays in tip top condition, everything's tested thoroughly and regularly. But what do we look for? And how do we use the data?
Tech Trivia: What is 5G, and when will we get it?
Faster and more reliable, 5G is on its way to Vodafone UK to transform our mobile world. But what exactly is 5G and what will it enable? It’s time to demystify the data in this edition of Tech Trivia…
Bringing signal home
Connecting north Norfolk: Bringing signal to one of the UK's toughest not-spots
North Norfolk's beauty makes it a wonderful place to be, but also a difficult place to get signal. Thankfully, Vodafone has a solution...
4G in Portsmouth: Inside the hidden signal battles being fought on your doorstep
It's no walk in the park bringing reliable 4G to coastal regions and busy towns, but we have a bunch of clever signal-boosting tricks up our sleeves. Here's how we do it...
Online, indoors and in your pocket: How to make the most of Vodafone 4G in London
Do you live in London, or just visiting? With great 4G powering through the city, there's no shortage of ways to get the best from the city using your smartphone...
Backstage at Bournemouth: The science behind better signal revealed
Confused by signal? You're not alone. We took some journalists down to Bournemouth, to explain how the network works in one of our 'unbeatable cities'...
A summer of signal at your favourite events: The world of temporary networks
We talk to Vodafone UK's Mike Hayes - the man who co-ordinates and organises Vodafone’s temporary networks for events around the country...
Testing and fixing
The perfect storm: How our network engineers battled the elements to restore signal to the Scottish Highlands
When the weather's bad in the Highlands, it's really bad. Here we tell the story of the hard-working engineers who recently helped restore signal to some of Scotland's most remote areas...
Fixing the fixed line: Finding the one point of failure in thousands of miles of cables
How do you fix a fixed line break? Here's how our engineers find one snapped cable among hundreds of miles of fibre.
Fibre fires, reckless rodents and stray shots: Surprising things that affect our fixed line network
Our fixed line network normally runs really smoothly, but sometimes things way beyond our control happen to those all important underground and overhead cables....
Working 120 metres above ground: The secret life of a network rigger
Got a head for heights? Think you could work more than a hundred metres above ground? That's just an average day in the life of a Vodafone network rigger...
A falcon in the works: The story of network repairs and Southampton University’s newest tenants
If anything ever goes wrong with our equipment, we're normally able to get out and get it sorted. But what happens when falcons nest right next door?
Mountains, helicopters and fairytale castles: Novelties that keep our network team on its toes
We spill the beans on some of the more bizarre situations our network team has faced and how they’ve triumphed to keep you connected regardless.
What the new EU roaming regulations mean for you
You might’ve heard about the recent changes to EU roaming, but what does it mean for you? Find out everything you need to know about using your phone in more places with the UK’s best network for roaming…
Huge news! No more European roaming charges, new Flexible Upgrades, and simplified price plans
We're making big changes to the way things work here at Vodafone UK, by abolishing roaming charges in 50 destinations, supercharging your upgrade experience, and more!
Connecting countries and texting from abroad: The science of roaming revealed
You step off the plane in a different country, and your holiday can finally begin. Ever wondered how the first text you send makes its way back to the UK?