ARTICLES RELATING TO VODAFONE

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.

Vodafone bids for Spanish cable operator

2014-02-10 16:20

Vodafone has made an offer to buy Spain's largest cable operator Ono from its private-equity owners, two people familiar with the situation say.

Vodafone seeks to slash jobs in Germany

2014-01-29 10:04

Vodafone aims to cut 600 jobs in Germany - 5.7% of its workforce there - as it grapples with harsh competition and lower revenues, says its German division.

McLaren: No sponsor, no orange

2014-01-21 08:00

McLaren looks set to enter the 2014 season without an orange livery and without a replacement for departed title sponsor Vodafone.

Vodafone's Indian tax woes grow

2013-12-19 16:35

Vodafone has received a final tax demand of about $604m from Indian authorities, adding to its tax disputes in the country.

Vodafone shares up as US firm mulls takeover

2013-11-01 15:33

Shares in Vodafone have climbed after a media report that US mobile operator AT&T was exploring strategies for a potential takeover of the telecoms firm.

Vodafone's $2bn investment in Indian unit

2013-10-08 09:28

Britain's Vodafone plans to invest as much as $2bn to buy out minority shareholders in Vodafone India, the Financial Times reported.

Indian court dismisses Vodafone petition

2013-09-06 19:44

A Mumbai court has dismissed a petition by Vodafone in a tax dispute with the Indian authorities, ruling that a tax tribunal should examine the matter first.

Vodafone investors to net $84bn from Verizon deal

2013-09-03 07:37

Vodafone says its shareholders will receive $84bn in cash and shares after the sale of its 45% stake in Verizon Wireless to Verizon Communications for $130bn.

Vodafone confirms Verizon talks to sell shares

2013-09-02 09:37

Vodafone says it is in advanced talks to sell its 45% stake of Verizon Wireless back to the cellphone service provider for $130bn in cash and stock.

Vodafone wants Verizon to sell out of US venture

2013-08-29 10:44

Vodafone says it is in talks with Verizon to sell its 45% stake in their US joint venture Verizon Wireless for what a Bloomberg report said would be about $130bn.

'Vodafone will consider Verizon offer'

2013-07-23 15:44

The board of Vodafone would seriously consider any offer for its 45% stake in Verizon Wireless if it offered value to investors, says its chairperson.

Vodafone agrees on €7.7bn Kabel deal

2013-06-24 09:51

Vodafone has agreed to buy Germany's largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland for €7.7bn.

Vodafone profit slumps on eurozone woes

2013-05-21 09:21

Mobile phone giant Vodafone's annual net profits tumbled 90% after taking a vast impairment charge relating to its businesses in debt-laden eurozone nations.

Bahrain costs McLaren a sponsor

2013-03-15 10:10

McLaren has reportedly played down reports that title sponsor Vodafone is pulling out of Formula 1 due to the controversial 2012 Bahrain GP.

Vodafone hit by BlackBerry glitch

2013-01-11 15:12

Some Vodafone customers are not receiving emails via their BlackBerry phones, and the mobile operator is working at rectifying the problem.

Verizon Wireless drives Vodafone shares

2013-01-08 12:23

Shares in Vodafone rose almost 3% after its partner in US joint venture Verizon Wireless said it would be "feasible" to buy out the British group.

$8.5bn bonus for Vodafone, Verizon Comms

2012-11-13 08:02

Verizon Wireless has ended investor speculation by announcing a dividend of $8.5bn to its parents Verizon Communications and Vodafone Group.

 

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.

India to scrap tax talks with Vodafone

2014-02-12 18:41

India plans to pull out of talks with Vodafone over a $2bn tax dispute, in a move that will prolong a more than six-year old row and increase uncertainty among investors.

Vodafone confident on revenue outlook

2014-02-06 09:49

Britain's Vodafone is confident its revenue would start to improve due to the take up of faster 4G services and cost cuts.

AT&T rules out Vodafone bid for now

2014-01-27 15:03

AT&T has ruled out a bid for Vodafone, with sources saying a US spying scandal and a surge in European telecom shares may have disrupted a deal that could still happen.

Vodafone, BSkyB to curb BT's reach

2014-01-19 16:30

Vodafone and BSkyB have held high-level discussions on how to curb BT's growing reach over the broadband market, say senior sources.

Vodafone profit surges to $28.66bn

2013-11-12 11:04

British mobile phone giant Vodafone says it surged into profit in the first half 2013, boosted by a taxation credit and despite "tough" trade in Europe.

Vodafone to boost stake in Indian unit

2013-10-08 14:39

Vodafone intends to increase its stake in its Indian subsidiary after the country cleared foreign companies to take ownership of local carriers, a source says.

Vodafone secures Kabel Deutschland stake

2013-09-16 16:00

Vodafone has secured 76.48% of shares in Kabel Deutschland for its $10bn offer for Germany's largest cable company, the telecom operator has said.

Nokia drives European shares to 1-week high

2013-09-03 18:09

A 40% surge in Nokia has boosted technology shares and helped European equities to set a one-week high.

Verizon poised for $130bn Vodafone deal

2013-09-02 09:42

Verizon Communications is poised to take full control of its US wireless business with a $130bn deal that would buy out Vodafone, in the third-largest deal of all time.

Vodafone mulls mega sale of Verizon

2013-08-29 19:08

Vodafone is in talks on a possible sale of its stake in US joint-venture Verizon Wireless believed to be worth more than $100bn.

Vodafone sues Telecom Italia

2013-08-04 15:09

British telecoms provider Vodafone is suing Telecom Italia for more than €1bn for abusing its dominant position in Italy.

Vodafone sales lifted by emerging markets

2013-07-19 14:24

Mobile phone giant Vodafone says that first-quarter sales have grown in the first quarter, as strength in emerging markets countered weakness in Europe.

Google pledges £1m to fight child porn

2013-06-12 21:58

Google has pledged £1m to a British charity that monitors online child porn, just days after Prime Minister David Cameron demanded the internet giant do more to tackle the problem.

Vodafone helps support Britain's FTSE

2013-02-07 12:11

Britain's top shares were steady as investors waded through a stack of company earnings reports, with Vodafone keeping the market buoyant after a trading update.

Vodafone: BlackBerry issues hit some customers

2013-01-11 14:35

Mobile operator Vodafone has said some of its customers were not receiving e-mails via their BlackBerry phones.

SA to get 100 more transmitter towers

2012-11-22 13:47

Eaton Towers, which owns and manages telecom infrastructure in Africa, says it will build about 100 towers in South Africa next year.

Vodafone to launch Mobile Wallet service

2012-10-29 13:32

Vodafone Group is partnering with M-commerce company CorFire to bring NFC-powered mobile wallet capabilities to its smartphone users next year.

Vodafone mulls Cable & Wireless offer

2012-02-13 11:07

Vodafone has said it was considering an offer for Cable & Wireless Worldwide, the telecoms company set up in the 1860s to run the British empire's communications network.

 
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