Sony Computer Entertainment Australia and Vodafone Australia have today confirmed a partnership that will see Vodafone as the preferred provider of 3G connectivity for PlayStation®Vita in Australia.
This extends from the recent announcement of a partnership that covers the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, New Zealand and The Netherlands and with Vodafone's Partners in France (SFR).
Vodafone Australia recently announced its accelerated network and service improvements are delivering a better customer experience, with key milestones reached. 900 sites are now live in new the 850MHz network built for smartphones and data, and 2,000 sites in the existing network have been replaced with new equipment. By the middle of next year there will be 1,500 sites in the new 850MHz network and 8,000 sites where equipment has been replaced.
PS Vita 3G/Wi-Fi model sold in retail channels will come with a Vodafone SIM card so that users can immediately enjoy social gaming experiences on the go. Customers will also be able to buy PS Vita 3G/Wi-Fi model direct from Vodafone channels, both online and in store.
In addition, customers connecting with Vodafone will receive a free* PlayStation®Network voucher for the high speed, anti-gravity racing title WipEout 2048 available to download from PlayStation®Store.
Further details can be found at PlayStation Blog.
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