Vodafone to open 150 new shops and create 1,400 jobs as investment in UK reaches £1B in 2014

Posted On 27 April 2014

  • Company to open 150 new shops and create 1,400 new jobs across the UK
  • £100 million boost to the UK's high streets
  • Vodafone UK’s annual investment in networks and services to reach £1 billion in 2014 - the highest in the company's history

Vodafone has today unveiled plans to ramp up its UK investment programme with the opening of 150 new shops

and the creation of 1,400 new retail roles over the next 12 months. The £100 million boost to the UK's high street
forms parts of Vodafone's plans to invest £1 billion in 2014 in the networks and services relied upon by its more
than 19 million UK customers. Vodafone UK’s 2014 capital investment programme is the largest in its history -
dating back to the company's foundation in the 1980s - with work already well underway to deliver Vodafone's
commitment to provide indoor and outdoor coverage using 2G, 3G and 4G services to 98% of the UK population by