Vodafone is the largest pan-European and African telecoms company. Our purpose is to connect for a better future by using technology to improve lives, digitalise critical sectors and enable inclusive and sustainable digital societies.
We provide mobile and fixed services to over 300 million customers in 17 countries, partner with mobile networks in 46 more and are also a world leader in the Internet of Things (IoT), connecting over 175 million devices and platforms. With Vodacom Financial Services and M-Pesa, the largest financial technology platform in Africa, we serve more than 73 million people across seven countries.
We are committed to reducing our environmental impact to reach net zero emissions by 2040, while helping our customers reduce their own carbon emissions by 350 million tonnes by 2030. We are driving action to reduce device waste and achieve our target to reuse, resell or recycle 100% of our network waste by 2025.
As part of the Vodafone Group, Vodafone Business provides IoT connectivity to businesses across the world. From high bandwidth 4G and 5G connectivity to Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks, we have a range of services which customers can manage through our leading Managed IoT Connectivity Platform. Additional device management and analytics services support customers to have greater visibility of their connections and make decisions based on real data.
We work with car manufacturers across the world to provide in-car connectivity for telemetry and entertainment through our IoT network. We provide them with an eCall capable SIM and eCall call-back functionality so that in the event of a crash or emergency, the vehicle can trigger an emergency call.
We have been helping organisations of all sizes to intelligently connect their business with our leading IoT connectivity for over 30 years. By intelligently connecting data, things and people, customers can automate processes, reduce operating costs, and develop new business models to stay competitive. Today, we support over 175 million IoT connections across a range of industries, from manufacturing to logistics, automotive to agriculture, we’ve worked on many use cases. We’re also recognised as a leader in IoT by industry analysts including Gartner, IDC, Juniper Research and Transforma Insights.
We have over 1,400 IoT professionals which combine global resources with local and industry know-how, giving you the most innovative, effective solutions, wherever you are. Speak with one of our dedicated IoT connectivity experts and find out how we can help you intelligently connect your business.
last updated: November 2023