Manchester becomes first airport to connect to 5G

The Vodafone 'blast pod'
Telecoms giant Vodafone has switched on 5G at Manchester Airport, with other travel locations set to follow suit within weeks.In a UK first, holidaymakers and travellers getting ready for the half-term getaway tested the new, super-fast network by downloading a film or TV box set using 5G.The testers downloaded content up to four times quicker than over 4G - providing them with more than enough entertainment for their flight.Manchester Airport is the first of several travel hot spots where Vodafone is trialling 5G.Voda... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...