Vodafone CEO takes £1.3m bonus cut after share slide

2019-07-19 10:42

Vodafone said it will cut long-term bonuses for its top two executives by a fifth after an investor advisory group took issue with the UK phone company’s remuneration plan.

Vodafone to sell R63bn of convertible bonds

2019-03-05 12:57

Vodafone plans to raise about R63bn selling bonds convertible into shares to fund the acquisition of some of Liberty Global’s European businesses without weighing down the phone giant’s balance sheet.

Huawei dealt new blow as Vodafone stops buying core network gear

2019-01-26 10:44

Vodafone Group has suspended purchases of equipment from Huawei Technologies for the core of its wireless networks in another setback to the Chinese supplier’s growth ambitions.

New MTN boss bets big

2017-08-06 06:58

The new boss of MTN, Rob Shuter, has ambitious plans for the group, which include substantially increasing subscribers to its data and digital products.

Vodafone dials up €6.3bn annual net loss

2017-05-16 15:44

Vodafone has logged a large annual net loss after slashing the value of its troubled Indian division, but underlying earnings soared on a solid European performance.

MTN hires former Vodafone Germany CEO

2016-12-07 11:24

Another top executive from Vodafone’s ranks is set to join Africa’s biggest mobile network MTN in 2017 as COO.

Safaricom: No procurement wrongdoing

2016-05-20 17:48

Safaricom, Kenya's biggest telecoms operator, says a leaked report on procurement processes has not shown any wrongdoing.

Vodafone plans massive Spain job cuts

2015-07-29 07:53

British telecom giant Vodafone has said it plans to lay off up to 1 300 workers, about a fifth of the workforce, from its Spanish division.

Vodafone, Liberty talks on asset swaps

2015-06-08 16:58

Vodafone has said it was in talks with cable company Liberty Global regarding an exchange of "selected assets" but was not discussing a full-blown merger.

Phone firms race to rebuild Nepal network

2015-05-14 06:00

Earthquake-hit Nepal's communications networks are being rebuilt with small mobile data antennas, critical to help rescue workers.


Vodafone 5G network opens new front in Britain’s wireless wars

2019-07-03 18:52

Vodafone will switch on the UK’s second 5G wireless network on Wednesday, kicking off a commercial battle with dominant rival EE that could shape a decade of sales.

#PleaseCallMe: Makate says Vodacom has portrayed him as greedy

2019-02-04 08:27

Nkosana Makate has hit out at Vodacom for portraying him as “greedy and unreasonable” after the company said it had been generous in its compensation offer to him.

WATCH: Steve Smith in controversial new Vodafone advert

2018-12-20 11:49

Disgraced former Australian captain Steve Smith has featured in a new advert for Vodafone Australia.

Vodacom gains PIC backing for Safaricom buy

2017-06-02 12:12

The Public Investment Corporation has given Vodacom its support for it to buy a 34.94% stake in Safaricom, giving it majority control of Kenya’s biggest company.

Vodafone, Idea agree on merger to create India mobile leader

2017-03-20 11:18

Vodafone Group has agreed to merge its Indian unit with Idea Cellular to create a leader in the world’s second-largest mobile phone market.

Vodafone says UK headquarters in doubt after Brexit

2016-06-29 16:49

British telecoms giant Vodafone has warned that the future of its London-based headquarters is in doubt after voters chose to quit the European Union.

Cyber bullies a big worry for SA teens

2015-09-22 14:07

Almost two-thirds of South African teenagers think cyber bullying is worse than face-to-face bullying, according to a study.

Vodafone drops region CEOs to be more nimble

2015-07-22 08:02

Vodafone has said the bosses of its four biggest European markets would report directly to chief Vittorio Colao to speed up decision making in fast-changing markets.

Vodafone returns to quarterly sales growth

2015-05-19 14:29

Vodafone posted a rise in quarterly sales for the first time in nearly three years in the clearest sign yet that Europe's mobile market is edging toward recovery.

Africa leads the way in mobile banking

2015-04-28 09:01

Services allowing consumers to perform banking and payment operations on their mobile phones are surging in sub-Saharan Africa.

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