Joining the likes of EE recently in terms of mobile/internet service providers who believe they can cut it in the other field of telecommunications, TV, Vodafone have announced their intention of offering both TV and home broadband services in the UK as of ‘spring 2015′.
Whether that will be two ventures that cross streams with their intention and delivery remain to be seen, but it is known for the broadband service that the company are set to take on BT alongside their own ‘business fibre network’ in order to provide an alternative package deal option on the market for customers, according to BBC News.
On the TV, side, though, plans remain a little more secretive, with no details yet as to what they will offer with regards to services or content, or potential manufacturing or delivery partners.
Looking to at least claim a part of a market that Sky clearly lead the way in (followed by Virgin Media, BT, and now EE), could Vodafone have what it takes with their currently vague plans to go home-based with a TV platform (and broadband) in 2015?
The stock market seems to think so at present, with the company shares rising by over 5.5% following the news of their future plans breaking, but will it continue to have such boosts following launch, or will they have been better off sticking to mobile phones? If potential users or investors want a preview of what might be to come, the company may offer an antipodal guinea pig for examination…