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Wednesday, 05 April 2006

Vodafone K.K. announces today that from 24 April 2006 it will expand global roaming service areas in which customers can use their Vodafone K.K. 3G handsets*1 abroad. With this expansion, roaming will be available to Vodafone K.K. customers traveling to Honduras (Central America) and Runion (Indian Ocean), enabling them to make calls in a total of 144 countries and regions.

To further improve customer convenience, Vodafone K.K. is progressively increasing the number of roaming partners in countries and regions that support global roaming. As of 24 April, Vodafone K.K. will have tied up with multiple operators in 63 of the 144 supported countries and regions, allowing customers to roam on a total of 203 networks.

Since launching global roaming services in December 2002, Vodafone K.K. has expanded its lineup of 3G handsets that can be used abroad. Currently customers can choose from 11 models*2 capable of global roaming in the latest Vodafone K.K. catalogue (for April 2006). Vodafone K.K. will continue to expand roaming service areas to offer even richer global communication to customers.

*1 Some 3G handsets such as the Vodafone 802N and Vodafone 703N are for use in Japan only.
*2 Including the Vodafone Connect Card VC701SI.

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