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April 12, 2012 by

£100 Android phone to get Ice Cream Sandwich

The low-end of the Android market is set to receive a new competitor in the form of the Huawei Ascend G300.The touchscreen Android handset was announced by Vodafone, which said it would be the exclusive stockist of the device, on Thursday.

February 28, 2012 by

No data limits? No data!

@3uk Picture this: I’m sat on the train, with my Android mobile tethered to my laptop, eking out my paltry 500MB of data bandwidth from Vodafone by turning off all images in my browser.I spy a poster, a big poster, boldly proclaiming:Goodbye data limits.

August 19, 2011 by

Vodafone introduces operator billing for Android apps

Vodafone's UK and German operations have made it possible for customers to pay for Android apps using their mobile phone account, rather than having to use Google's systems.The move was announced on Friday, with Vodafone saying it marked the first deployment of operator billing for Android Market apps in Europe.

March 1, 2011 by

Vodafone to offer Google Nexus S on one-year contract

Vodafone is about to make it possible to buy a Google Nexus S Android smartphone on a one-year contract.On Tuesday a spokesman for the operator told ZDNet UK that Vodafone was bringing in new 12-month contracts — the last couple of years have seen a major push for 18-24-month subscription terms, making it almost impossible to get a one-year contract on most networks — because it "gives customers greater flexibility".

December 6, 2010 by

No Aussie plans yet for Google Nexus S

This morning Google unveiled the Nexus S, the latest in its self-branded line-up of Android phones, and the first device globally to ship with the new 2.3 'Gingerbread' version of its operating system. Yet the search giant has no plans so far to launch the device in Australia.

October 26, 2010 by

Vodafone keeps HTC Desire HD to itself

Vodafone Hutchison Australia last night gave several indications it wasn't willing to let its flagship HTC Desire HD handset be used on other carriers' networks, confirming it would have exclusive Australian distribution "forever" and that it would not offer an outright purchase price for the device.

September 15, 2010 by

HTC Desire HD headed VHA's way

Mobile telco Vodafone-Hutchison Australia (VHA) has secured an exclusive deal with HTC to launch the Asian manufacturer's new Android-based HTC Desire HD handset in Australia, one-upping Telstra's existing control of the original Desire.

August 11, 2010 by

Vodafone to remove branding with Android 2.2

Vodafone has reversed its decision to bring the much-maligned Vodafone 360 services and branding update to the HTC Desire.The branding update, which added a number of irremovable apps to the homescreen as well as a new Vodafone 'splash' screen, started rolling out on 3 August but unhappy customers' comments quickly flooded the operator's own support forum.

August 4, 2010 by

Antennagate hasn't fazed Aussies: VHA

VHA chief executive Nigel Dews yesterday said that the release of the iPhone 4 had not caused a rise in customer service complaints about reception issues for the company's Vodafone and 3 brands, and said the phone's glamorous launch party at the Ivy bar in Sydney had been well worth it.

June 23, 2010 by

Vodafone foreshadows Nexus One launch

Vodafone Australia's official Twitter account has promised customers more information on an Australian launch of the Nexus One by the end of the week, adding fuel to the fire of speculation that the mobile telco will launch Google's Android-based smartphone in Australia.


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