Vodafone has continued its nationwide expansion of superfast mobile services in South Yorkshire, where it has switched on 4G for customers in the large village of Bessacarr for the first time. People in the area will now be able to benefit from more reliable coverage and faster speeds.
Vodafone has now made its 4G network available in more than 800 towns and cities across the UK, including Brighton, Leicester, Liverpool, London, Rotherham, Southampton and West Bromwich. It has also rolled out the service to thousands of smaller communities and villages in remote areas.
As reported by the South Yorkshire Times, Bessacarr now follows Ulverston, Montrose, Arbroath, Exeter, Kirkintilloch, Thornbury and Bridlington as Vodafone’s latest superfast 4G location. Vodafone 4G coverage now stands at more than 85 per cent of the UK population, and the network has almost 7 million 4G subscribers.
Vodafone’s rollout in Bessacarr is part of its wider commitment to bringing 4G to 98 per cent of the country as soon as possible. It has invested heavily in its 4G services and improving 2G and 3G during the last 12 months. It has also extended its 4G LTE Advanced service, which is three times faster than 4G, to the cities of London, Manchester and Birmingham.
A spokesperson for Vodafone spoke about the latest work in Bessacarr, saying: “The arrival of Vodafone 4G means customers with compatible devices and bundles will be able to connect to the internet more quickly, more reliably and in more places than ever before.”Bessacarr is one of 18 new locations that have recently started enjoying the advantages of Vodafone’s 4G, with Leamington Spa, Morley, Folkestone, Farnworth, Aldershot, Hedge End, Prestwick, Royal Leamington Spa and Llandudno among the others. Vodafone is also beginning work in places such as St Ives, Carlisle, Morecambe and Bishop Auckland to make 4G a reality for customers. Useful reading : Vodafone 4G Coverage