Vodafone to open 150 new stores in the UK

VodafoneBritish telecom giant, Vodafone has said that it is planning to open 150 new shops and create 1400 new jobs across the UK during the coming 12 months.

The plans will increase the company's total investment in the country to £1 billion during 2014. The company is the biggest mobile providers in the UK and serves over 19 million UK customers across the country. Vodafone is aiming to offer indoor and outdoor 2G, 3G and 4G coverage to 98 per cent of the UK population by 2015.

The new stores of the company will bring the total number of Vodafone outlets in the UK to over 500. The company has also indicated that it will team up with organisations to deliver services to the customers. Vodafone's UK Chief Executive Jeroen Hoencamp said that the company will maintain its -street presence,

"Our £100 million retail investment this year will increase our ability to serve our customers better with highly skilled personal advice and support in 150 brand-new locations," said Hoencamp.

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged his support for the investment plans of the company.