|Vodafone Germany provides 3G update|
Posted: 14-Jul-2005 [Source: Vodafone]
[Vodafone Germany 3G services extend to over 60 percent of the population with over half a million 3G devices registered on its network.]
Dusseldorf -- Vodafone Germany now has over half a million 3G devices registered on its network. As at 30 June 2005 there were 411,000 consumer 3G devices and 117,000 Mobile Connect 3G data cards.
Vodafone Germany's 3G network coverage now extends to 1,200 towns and cities in Germany, which corresponds to around 60 percent of the population. By the end of March 2006, 70 percent of the population are expected to have access to Vodafone's 3G services.
MobileTV, which was launched in November 2004, has quickly become the most popular 3G service for Vodafone Germany, with around 100,000 customers watching TV on their mobile during the month of June. Vodafone MobileTV offers 15 channels on-line and 4 live channels, including CNN and Eurosport and also offers the biggest soap in Germany exclusively.
A successful launch of Vodafone Zuhause, a mobile service offering an alternative to fixed line services within the home zone.
Mobile music continues to be a popular service with a catalogue of over 500,000 songs. Customers of Vodafone Germany download more than 100,000 songs every month, and the number is growing.
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