With a record number of start-ups registered in 2014 Luke Johnson, Chairman of the Centre for Entrepreneurs, recently pointed out that, “Starting a business is easier, quicker and cheaper than ever thanks to new technology.”
Technology moves fast and updating handsets is an important part of enabling employees to do more and more of what makes your business tick without the need for them to be at a desk.
When the first mobile phone call was made on New Year’s day 1985 the ‘mobile’ required its own battery pack and corded handset that weighed 5kg and cost the equivalent of £5,000, which was enough to start up a new business at the time! Now however, flexible working means many people are able to run their businesses from smartphones thinner than a pen and costing a fraction of the former price.
To create a truly mobile healthcare team, 245 nursing staff have been equipped with mobile devices that will enable greater care for people in the community. Accessing information using Vodafone’s data network, the new system ensures that the most up-to-date patient information is displayed and provides a greater standard of care.
Vodafone has successfully implemented its first Rural Open Sure Signal programme in the idyllic Cotswold town of Minchinhampton in Gloucestershire.
NOW TV Entertainment is joining in with Sky Sports Mobile TV and Spotify Premium in Vodafone’s entertainment options attached to their Red 4G tarriffs, giving anyone who signs up to Vodafone Red 4G access to 13 of the UK’s best paid TV channels as well as a huge catalogue of TV box sets.