Vodafone brings fiber optics to the Shard, gives you signal
Vodafone brings fiber optics to the Shard, gives you signal high above London
How do you bring mobile signal to the top of the tallest manmade vantage point in Western Europe? Its something you may never have considered before, but mobile signal doesnt travel upwards quite as well as it does across, making the 72nd floor of a modern skyscraper a bit of a stretch. That is to say, its a stretch unless you employ the right network of hidden tech
Which is exactly what Vodafones done with The Shard to give our customers a strong, reliable signal. Even at the very peak of Londons skyline.
The View from The Shard is the name for the two viewing platforms that sit at the peak of Londons newest and biggest skyscraper. Theyre huge, panoramic platforms on the 69th and 72nd floors, boasting a 360 degree view of London and the surrounding area. And by surrounding area, we mean the country the scope of the platforms is so vast that on a clear day you can see for 40 miles. Weve even heard talk of some people being able to see all the way to the ocean.
And on a slightly cloudy day in January? Its no less impressive: