Vodafone launches ‘Fastest Spaniard’ event to promote LTE-A (Spain)

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Vodafone Spain has organised an original sporting event to celebrate the launch of its LTE-A service in Madrid. The operator’s “El Espanol Mas Rapido” (“The Fastest Spaniard”) event aims to convert Spanish athlete Josue Mena into the fastest Spaniard in the world by making him run inside a specially created wind tunnel in front of Madrid’s Las Ventas bullring. Vodafone …

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Vodafone confirms return to UK fixed broadband market

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Telco giant to roll out new residential offering in spring 2015. Vodafone on Tuesday confirmed it plans to return to the U.K.’s consumer fixed broadband market. The telco giant stated in its half-year results presentation that it will launch a residential service in spring 2015. The service will use the fixed infrastructure Vodafone gained via the £1.4 billion acquisition of Cable …

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Orange Spain simplifies and reduces prepay tariffs

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Orange Spain has announced a revamp of its range of prepay tariffs, promising greater simplicity and savings. The operator has lowered the prices of its Ballena and Ardilla tariffs and doubled the bundled mobile data. The Ballena tariff now includes unlimited calls with a EUR 0.19 call set-up fee, and 1 GB in mobile data for EUR 8.95 per month …

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Nokia X2 coming in Sept at EUR 139

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Microsoft has announced that its Nokia X2 Android-powered smartphone will be available in Spain in September at a price of EUR 139 (including VAT). The handset was unveiled on 24 June and comes with a 4.3-inch screen, 5-megapixel main camera with autofocus and flash, dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 1.2 GHz processor and a range of Microsoft and third-party apps, including …

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Republica Movil gives away two free months to new customers

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Spanish MVNO Republica Movil has announced a summer campaign to lure new customers to its full range of tariffs. Throughout July the operator is offering 2 free months July and August to all customers porting their number from another operator. Republica Movil, which uses the Orange Spain network, offers a number of postpaid voice and data plans, with no tie-in periods, …

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Smart 4 Turbo and Power phones by Vodafone Spain

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Vodafone Spain has launched two new own-brand smartphones, the Smart 4 Turbo and Smart 4 Power, both of which are NFC-enabled and offer 4G connectivity. The Smart 4 Turbo features a 4.5-inch screen, 1.2 GHz quad core processor, 1 GB RAM and 4GB of internal storage with microSD support. It runs on the Android 4.4 OS, includes a 5-megapixel camera …

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Vodafone Spain launches 4G in 17 Basque towns

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According to Telecompaper, Vodafone Spain has announced 4G services in 17 more towns along the Basque coastline and extended coverage in 21 more coastal resorts in time for the summer season. The new towns connected to the 4G network are Deba, Getaria, Mutriku, Zarautz and Zumaia in the Guipuzcoa province and Bakio, Barrika, Bermeo, Berriatua, Gorliz, Ispaster, Lekeitio, Mendexa, Mundaka, Ondarroa, Plentzia …

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Movistar offers LG G3 & Ascend P7 for EUR 499 & EUR 329

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Movistar has launched that it will be offering its customers the opportunity to acquire two of the most hotly anticipated high-end smartphones to be launched in recent months, LG G3 and Huawei Ascend P7, at the lowest price on the market. The operator is offering to pay back the difference if customers find either of the handsets cheaper elsewhere. The 5.5-inch …

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LTE roaming by Orange Luxembourg

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Orange Luxembourg customers will be able to roam over 4G networks in France, Belgium, Spain, Germany, the UK, Italy, China and other countries from 1 July. The operator claims to be the first in Luxembourg to offer international roaming over LTE. Visitors to Luxembourg from these countries will be able to use Orange’s 4G network, which covers over 70 percent …

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Orange Spain reinforces Galicia 4G coverage

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Orange Spain has modernized its access and transmission network in the northern Spanish region of Galicia and launched 4G services in the major tourist resorts in time for the summer season. The deployment has seen the operator invest around EUR 90 million in the region, allowing users to download at 4G speeds in La Coruna, Vigo, Orense, Santiago de Compostela …

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