To mark the anniversary, Vodafone Romania extended 3G broadband '“ HSDPA services in 23 cities and launched special promotions for its customers

Bucharest, April 16, 2007 '“ Today, Vodafone Romania proudly celebrates 10 years since launching the first GSM services in Romania. On April 15, 1997, Romanians got acquainted for the first time to digital mobile communications, through the Connex brand.
'We are extremely pleased to mark, today, a decade since GSM mobile telephony became part of Romanians'™ lives. Ten years ago, people could hardly believe they were able to talk by phone, wireless, anytime, anywhere. Ever since, mobile telephony dramatically evolved, enriched our lives and improved the way we work and interact, by bringing the real freedom of communication. Today, the spectacular technological evolution and especially the uptake of 3G and HSDPA services made it possible to enjoy services unimaginable before, like video calling, mobile TV, mobile Internet at higher speeds. Beyond technology, Connex - today Vodafone has been one of the most important brands in Romania, committed to innovation and to supporting Romanian values and the world around us.  We would like to thank all people who contributed to our success and to all our customers who chose Vodafone as their mobile operator', said Liliana Solomon, President and Chief Executive Officer Vodafone Romania.  

To mark the 10 years anniversary, Vodafone Romania announces special launches and promotions:
Starting today, Vodafone Romania extended 3G broadband '“ HSDPA services to all the 23 cities covered by the 3G network: Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara, Brasov, Iasi, Constanta, Craiova, Ploiesti, Sibiu, Oradea, Targu Mures, Arad, Pitesti, Galati, Braila, Satu Mare, Baia Mare, Bistrita, Bacau, Buzau, Alba Iulia, Turda and Deva.
Vodafone Romania rewards its customers for 10 years with a special promotion including free minutes on the network. Postpaid customers will be offered a total of 10 hours of free calls in the Vodafone network, to be used in the following 10 months, 1 hour per each month. Prepaid customers are being offered 100 minutes to be used in the following 10 months, 10 minutes per each month.  The promotion is available after the bill cycle starting May 1st, 2007.

In addition, Vodafone Romania invites all its customers to join the 'Tens of Thousands, Day by Day' special promotion, launched on the occasion of the 10 years anniversary. Until July 12, 2007, Vodafone customers have the chance to win 10,000 USD every day and 100,000 USD at the end of every month, by simply sending an SMS to 777, at the tariff of 1 USD (VAT not included). Winners of the daily prizes, of 10,000 USD each, will be drawn at random on a daily basis. All Vodafone customers who enroll in the contest will also have the chance to be the lucky winners of the three monthly prizes of 100,000 USD each. After sending the SMS, Vodafone customers receive a registration code to be used for logging on www.vodafone.ro/pauzadejoaca, where users can play online games from the Vodafone collection.

Vodafone Romania, a subsidiary of Vodafone Group Plc., had 7,717,000 customers, as of December 31, 2006. Vodafone is the world'™s largest international mobile telecommunications group with equity interests in 25 countries and Partner Networks in a further 36 countries. Providing a full range of mobile telecommunications services, including voice and data communications, Vodafone currently serves 200 million proportionate customers worldwide.