Shaped by you
Answering the call
Working together to develop digital innovation tailored to your needs and objectives
By listening closely to you, we’re creating solutions that make it easier for your organisation to harness the power of the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G to address your specific challenges and meet your immediate and future goals.
Hear what our customers are saying about how they are working together with Vodafone to leverage innovation and technology to shape the future of their business.
Vodafone will be supporting Swansea Council with CCTV, Wi-Fi and connectivity for their latest development which comprises the brand-new 3,500 capacity indoor arena - as well as new shops, restaurants, two new multi-storey car parks, city centre apartments, a 1.1-acre coastal urban park, and a 'gateway' landmark pedestrian bridge over Oystermouth Road.
“Our £1bn transformation story can only be written with strong partners and Vodafone is one of those. As our city leads Wales out of the pandemic, Vodafone’s collaborative approach, responsiveness and creativity is helping our city centre become smart, digitally enabled and connected.”
Rob Stewart, Swansea Council leader
"Vodafone's Smart Camera allows us to focus on any problem areas, and our teams can spend more time making the area a better place to live and visit.” "The Smart Cameras also act as a deterrent for crime, so our environment teams can spend time doing things that make the area a better place to live and to visit.”
Arron Kirkham, Trainee Environmental Health Officer, Derby City Council
Vodafone is helping Coventry University transform teaching and deliver immersive and interactive remote learning through 5G for the first time.
“I can put the headset on and 5G allows the learner to view high-resolution images and videos remotely, anywhere in the world, and [they] are able to ask questions in real time.”
Dr Natasha Taylor, Associate Professor, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University
“We picked Vodafone because of their ability to create improvements in the ways we work by making us more resilient and futureproof however they were also good value for money. There is a real partnership approach that I have not seen from other providers which is led from the beginning through their Business Development Manager Bells but goes through the project teams and the account managers.”
Gerard Naughton, Head of Business Services, Wandle Housing
“Hyde were looking for a technology partner that could provide a full range of everyday telephony services, as well as one with insight into services that could provide leverage for business opportunities in the future. Vodafone quickly established themselves to be the credible technology partner of choice for Hyde through the range of services provided – and the delivery of cost savings was a welcome addition.”
Rob Ferrari, Hyde Housing
Vodafone has been working with Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board to get hundreds of free connections to people in need across Wales.
"One lady was in hospital on her 100th birthday. She was able to see her children and her grandchildren over video call, and they were just so happy to be able to celebrate such a milestone birthday together.”
Sharon Smith - Senior Informatics Improvement Facilitator, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)
“Vodafone enables CHAS to reach children and families in their homes to deliver personalised care to those who need it most.”
Iain Fiddes, Head of Information Technology, Children’s Hospices Across Scotland
The BlackBerry AtHoc mobile app, enabled by Vodafone connectivity, brings the industry's leading crisis communication capabilities to the palm of your hands.
“We chose the secure and reliable BlackBerry AtHoc messaging platform to allow us to share and receive real time information across our business and police operations. BlackBerry AtHoc will help us rapidly respond to internal operational issues and ensure accurate information is shared across multiple police departments and personnel using both analogue and digital channels.”
Darren Spurgeon, Police Inspector, Greater Manchester Police
“We put a SIM into all our technology and Vodafone’s resilient network allows us to connect them and access them remotely. That is how a fire engine becomes a connected fire engine.”
Elliott Boyce, Project Manager, Emergency One
“Vodafone add real value by working closely with us to understand the nuances, challenges and requirements of our Firm and the increasingly competitive legal market allowing them to provide us with tailor made recommendations and solutions as and when we need them. We also respect the fact they take our feedback on board and ensure it translates to positive service results allowing us to facilitate change and enhancements in a seamless and speedy fashion when required.”
Nigel Tranter, CTO, Pinsent Masons
IoT your way
Breaking down the IoT barriers
Vodafone UK is launching a new range of services that will open the doors to IoT adoption across the business spectrum. In partnership with IoT.nxt, part of the Vodafone Group, we now offer an end-to-end IoT solution controlled from a single platform that can seamlessly integrate old and new devices within a single system. This means you can now enjoy a complete IoT solution, whatever your organisation, with Vodafone providing not only sensors and devices, but also a data management platform to enable you get the most from the technology. And all wrapped in a range of supporting services to help you navigate your IoT journey in a way that best suits your organisation. It has never been easier to track, monitor and manage assets to provide your business with vital data, insight and control. Commenting on the new IoT.nxt partnership, Anne Sheehan, Business Director at Vodafone UK said:
“We’re making it easy for any business to adopt IoT. We’re taking away complexity, and making it simple to deploy, simple to manage, and simple to see the return on investment.”
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