Vodafone customers in Waterford city have become the first people in Ireland to have access to 4G+ technology, which provides speeds up to twice as fast as first generation 4G.
They will be followed by Vodafone customers in Cork, Dublin and Limerick by the end of this month who will be able to avail of data speeds of up to 150Mbps.
4G+ is available to Vodafone Red Super Business and Red Extra Super bill pay customers at no extra cost until April using one of three select Samsung 4G+ enabled smartphones.
“Vodafone customers in Ireland already have access to the widest 4G footprint across six cities and 377 towns and villages – covering 79pc of the country and 95pc of 3G coverage nationwide,” said Vodafone technology director Madalina Suceveanu.
“In tandem with our 4G roll-out, we are modernising our network nationwide, providing customers with improved voice call quality and data services to all areas with existing voice services. This new addition of 4G+ services is an even greater boost for our customers. Quite simply, 4G+ downloads, streams and delivers chosen content even faster than before.”