Vodafone walks us through a phone's Android 4.0 upgrade, explains our protracted thumb-twiddling

Engadget - We're used to seemingly interminable waits for phone firmware upgrades for carrier-locked phones. What is it that takes so long? Vodafone UK isn't promising a quicker process, but it's offering a rare walkthrough of just what itself (and many other carriers) do to rubber stamp a firmware upgrade.

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Vodafone 4G upgrade lifts rural broadband speeds

More than 200 towers now built or upgraded to 4G in quest for a minimum of 50Mbps connectivity nationwide by 2025.


Vodafone inks deal to offer Mediaset content to Italian clients

British mobile phone giant Vodafone has reached an agreement with Mediaset to offer pay-TV content of the Italian broadcaster to its customers in the southern European country, the two companies said in a joint statement on Thursday.


Vodafone reveals scale of snooping, says 6 nations don't need permits

The world's second-biggest mobile phone company Vodafone revealed government agencies in six unidentified countries use its network to listen to and record customers' calls, showing the scale of telecom eavesdropping around the world.

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