Vodafone Spain targets enterprise users with femtocell launch

Claiming to be the first in Spain, Vodafone has unveiled a femtocell-based service that will only be available to corporate customers. The company said that it will use the new device to target the 25,000 companies which are currently utilising its Oficina Vodafone services.

The company confirmed that the femtocell, which was capable of supporting a total of 32 devices--although only four are able to connect at any one time, would be priced at €15 per month.

However, while potential users would have privileged access to Vodafone Spain's mobile voice and data network, branded 'Voz y Datos Premium Oficina Vodafone,' customers looking to adopt the service would also be required to have, or sign up for, Vodafone's business ADSL service.

Interestingly, the company admitted that the Huawei-designed femtocells included three patents held by the Radio Competence Centre Vodafone Group located in Spain.

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