- Vodafone said it had connected smart phones to its 5G network during a trial ahead of the service's launch during the second half of 2018.

The telecom giant said it had completed the trial over a four-week period using three 5G smartphones due for launch this year.

Vodafone said it would launch the service in a 'number' of European cities during the second half.

At 1:07pm: [LON:VOD] Vodafone Group PLC share price was +0.25p at 141.75p

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