back to article Vodafone launches in-store power pods

The nightmare of your phone’s battery dying while you're out and about is no longer, because Vodafone has launched in-store charging pods. The service lets power-hungry consumers plug their phone, MP3 player or portable games console into a lockable unit that powers up the device in return for a small fee. The units, …


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  1. It'sa Mea... Mario


    Orange should have been all over this idea like a rash considering they have been charging phones a festivals for free for years now..

  2. Angus Ireland


    ...I've seen these boxes all over the place, not just in Vody shops.

  3. ben


    When my phone runs out I just take it into any phone shop and ask if they can plug it in for me!!!!!!

    Now I'm going to have to pay........FFS

  4. Mike Dyne


    Last time I walked in to an Orange shop, they charged my phone for free whilst I mooched about town.

    All you have to do is ask!

  5. Gerrit Hoekstra
    Paris Hilton

    Surely gratis for Voda customers?

    Just a thought on good business practice:

    A little olive leaf might endear them a little to hacked off customer after having royally abused their trust with their rip-off roaming charges.

    Paris - because she likes a free charge too

  6. Rich


    Carphone used to advertise doing this for free, and still will.

    ....another example of vodafone "charging" over the odds. (pun-tastic)

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