CRIMSON MOBILE OPERATOR Vodafone announced plans to expand the reach of its 4G network across London on Wednesday, boasting that it has already signed up 100,000 customers to its LTE service.
Vodafone said that it has expanded its 4G coverage across London to include 80 more towns and districts, with the network now spreading as far as Harlow, Dorking, Dartford and Windsor.
It also said that its 4G network will arrive in Liverpool on 17 October and in Glasgow on 24 October, as the firm pushes for its goal of 98 percent coverage by 2015. By the end of the year the LTE network will also be available in Bradford, Edinburgh, Leeds and Newcastle.
Along with the news of its LTE expansion, Vodafone also announced today that it has already signed up 100,000 customers to its 4G network since it was launched on 29 October. O2 has yet to reveal its numbers, but EE announced last month that it hit one million subscribers a year after switching on its LTE network.
Vodafone CEO Guy Laurence said, "We're giving people a reason to get excited about ultrafast 4G and more than 100,000 have already joined in. They're getting closer to the action with Sky Sports or enjoying the tracks they want from the more than 20 million available on Spotify.
"We're also giving busy businesses a boost by helping them take their office with them when they're out and about. We've been switching on a new site in the London area every half an hour and now people in more than 80 towns and districts can enjoy Vodafone ultrafast 4G." µ
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