Vodafone switches on first 5G sites in Romania


Vodafone Romania has switched on the first sites in its Supernet™ 5G network, ready to enable Romanians to access the outstanding capabilities of this latest technology. Vodafone customers will be able to be the first to enjoy
the capabilities of the network as soon as 5G handsets will be available on the market. Customers who register now on www.vodafone.ro will be able to benefit first from Vodafone’s 5G services.

We’re proud to be the first network in the country to provide Romanians the latest technologies in the world. Vodafone continues its 22 years history in the country serving its citizens, businesses and other social and economic actors. Through this launch, we continue our mission to connect for a better future enabling everyday a performant digital society for Romania. Our company is committed to contribute fully to the digital strategy of Romania in an era of interconnected people and devices, where trust is as important as speed. Vodafone will continue to consolidate its network leadership and to remain the partner of choice for the entire Romanian society and economy when it comes to innovation and cutting edge technologies for a better connected future”, stated Murielle Lorilloux, CEO, Vodafone Romania.

We are thrilled that our Supernet™ 5G network is now live in crowded areas of Bucharest and will expand to other major cities in Romania by the end of 2019. Vodafone is proud to pioneer this new and exciting journey for mobile communications services, where technology and innovation will enable best digital experience for Romanians”, stated Cătălin Buliga, Technology Director, Vodafone Romania.

Along its history on the local market, Vodafone Romania has been investing in innovation, being the first to provide GPRS (2001), then 3G (2005) and 4G services (2012). Last year, Vodafone Romania has launched the first live NB-IoT network in Romania with a country-wide coverage, prepared to provide its enterprise customers the possibility to develop and implement a wide range of solutions and applications to improve their business processes.

Vodafone Romania is a subsidiary of Vodafone Group, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone Group has mobile operations in 25 countries, partners with mobile networks in 41 more, and fixed broadband operations in 19 markets. As of 31 March 2019, Vodafone Group had approximately 650 million mobile customers, 19 million fixed broadband customers and 14 million TV customers, including all of the customers in Vodafone’s joint ventures and associates.