Vodacom CEO expresses frustration over regulation

2015-03-26 11:40

Regulatory approval of Vodacom's acquisition bid for Neotel is taking too long, say telecom executives.

Journalist phone records given to UK police

2014-11-26 11:35

Telecoms giant Vodafone has given British police the mobile phone records of 1 700 people working for News UK, the company that publishes several top UK newspapers.

Vodafone shares turn higher on Softbank report

2014-09-03 12:01

Vodafone Group shares have turned higher, with traders citing a Nikkei report suggesting the British mobile operator may become a takeover target for SoftBank.

African M-Pesa technology expands in Europe

2014-08-13 08:29

Africans have long used technology developed abroad, but now a Kenyan cash transfer network which bypasses banks is being adopted in Europe.

Vodafone to use electricity poles for fibre broadband

2014-07-03 07:29

Vodafone is to build a fibre broadband network across Ireland, using the overhead and underground infrastructure of the country's Electricity Supply Board.

Vodafone reveals gov't snooping

2014-06-06 20:20

A Vodafone report shows governments around world can access data without seeking permission.

SA government could be tracking cellphone data

2014-06-06 12:16

It would be hard - but not impossible - for South Africa's government to demand wholesale access to data from Vodacom under current legislation, according to Vodafone.

Vodafone reveals mass government surveillance

2014-06-06 07:43

Vodafone has revealed an extensive network of government intrusion into its network that allows agencies free access to conversations and even track whereabouts of customers.

Vodafone wins control of India division

2014-04-11 12:14

Global mobile phone giant Vodafone has taken full control of its Indian subsidiary in deals worth £1.0bn.

Vodafone in deal to buy Ono - report

2014-03-07 19:48

British telecoms group Vodafone has reached a preliminary deal to buy Spanish cable group Ono after raising its initial bid, according to sources.


Vodafone CEO open to talks with SA govt

2015-03-26 09:46

The CEO of the telecoms operator says Vodafone has so far not had talks about buying government's stake in Vodacom but that he is open to discussions.

Vodafone seals Afrimax deal for Africa data

2014-11-19 08:58

Cellphone operator Vodafone has signed a strategic framework agreement with Afrimax Group.

Vodafone to buy Hellas Online stake

2014-08-22 17:15

Vodafone has agreed to acquire a further 73% stake in Greece's broadband and fixed-line telephony provider Hellas Online for €73m.

Vodafone revenue dragged lower by SA, Spain

2014-07-25 08:51

Vodafone received no relief from tough market conditions in the first quarter, with a slowdown in Spain and South Africa resulting in another heavy drop in its key revenue measure.

Vodafone to buy Italy's Cobra Automotive

2014-06-16 12:30

British mobile phone giant Vodafone plans to buy Italian firm Cobra Automotive Technologies for €145m.

Internet giants to face tougher EU data law

2014-06-06 18:10

Foreign firms operating in the EU, including those that dominate the internet, will be subject to a new data protection law which is still being finalised.

Vodafone: Govts can eavesdrop on consumers

2014-06-06 12:08

Vodacom's parent Vodafone says state agencies in some countries in which it operates have direct access to its network, enabling them to listen in to calls.

Vodafone profits rocket on Verizon sale

2014-05-20 16:00

Vodafone's annual profit has rocketed, boosted by the sale of a stake in US joint-venture Verizon Wireless and despite problems in Europe.

Vodafone agrees on deal to buy Ono

2014-03-17 12:14

Vodafone has agreed to buy Spain's largest cable operator Ono, in the latest move by the British group to acquire fixed-line assets.

Vodafone details Verizon deal proceeds

2014-02-19 12:05

Vodafone says shareholders will receive shares in Verizon Communications as part of their payout for the $130bn sale of the group's stake in Verizon Wireless.

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