Vodafone Group Plc VOD VODAFONE IRELAND SECURES SPECTRUM

  Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) - VODAFONE IRELAND SECURES SPECTRUM

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Vodafone Group Plc
16 November 2012




16 November 2012

 VODAFONE IRELAND SECURES SPECTRUM TO DELIVER ENHANCED SERVICES FOR CUSTOMERS

Vodafone Ireland has  secured a significant  amount of spectrum  in the  Irish 
government's auction,  enabling  the company  to  provide its  customers  with 
enhanced mobile internet services across the country.

The spectrum award will support Vodafone  Ireland's plans to develop the  next 
generation of  wireless data  services,  known as  Long Term  Evolution  (LTE) 
technology. LTE transforms  the customer  experience of  the mobile  internet, 
offering high-speed data access and rich multimedia services.

Vodafone Ireland acquired 2x10MHz  in the 800MHz band,  2x10MHz in the  900MHz 
band, and 2x15 MHz in  the 1800MHz band valid  from 2013 until 2015.  Vodafone 
Ireland also acquired 2x10MHz in the 800MHz band, 2x10MHz in the 900MHz  band, 
and 2x25MHz in the 1800MHz band valid  from 2015 until 2030. The total  amount 
paid is €160.85million.

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About Vodafone

Vodafone is  one of  the world's  largest mobile  communications companies  by 
revenue with approximately 407 million customers in its controlled and jointly
controlled markets  as of  30 September  2012. Vodafone  currently has  equity 
interests in over 30 countries across five continents and more than 50 partner
networks worldwide. For more information, please visit www.vodafone.com



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