Vodafone has today announced the launch date a details for the 4G plans, that they say will be launching in 12 cities before the end of the year, kicking off in London from August 29th.

Plans will start at £26 a month for 4G services, and will come with a number of freebies to entice customers away from Vodafone’s rivals, freebies such as access to either Spotify or 150 hours of Premier League Football and unlimited data for the first 3 months of the users plans.

Available in-store and online from August 12th, users will be able to choose a plan before the service officially launches in the UK, and all customers that already have a Vodafone Red 4G-ready plan will automatically get the upgrade when the service launches, they will need a 4G device to use it however (obviously).

After the service has launched in London Vodafone 4G will then make its way to Birmingham, Bradford, Coventry, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Sheffield before the end of the year, with the aim of covering 98% of the Uk population by 2015.

plans will start at £34 a month for 12 month plans and with a 4G-ready handset included they will start at £52 a month.

Tablets will also be able to access the service, and Vodafone will be offering the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (8 inch) from £31 a month with 4GB of data, or the Sony Xperia tablet Z from £37 a month with 4GB of data.

Dongles will also be offered for a £29 up-front cost on a 12 month £20 per month 4G plan.

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