London, May 15 -- Vodafone on Tuesday announced that its 5G network would go live in the UK for both common consumers as well as business customers on July 3, giving the UK its first official 5G launch date.
"Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Manchester, Liverpool and London will be among the first cities in the world to receive 5G and Vodafone will price 5G the same as 4G," Vodafone wrote in a blog-post.
"This is important. It means we can today announce the largest launch of 5G in the UK and be the first to announce 5G roaming. It means UK businesses can lead the world in adopting 5G to boost productivity and attract investment," said Nick Jeffery, CEO, Vodafone UK.
A choice of 5G smartphones will be available online and in Vodafo...