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Vodafone Spain to cut up to 1,300 jobs following Ono purchase | Reuters

MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish business of London-listed telecoms group Vodafone (VOD.L) said on Tuesday it will cut up to 1,300 jobs as it trims its workforce following last year’s acquisition of the county’s largest cable operator Ono.<p>A shopper walks past a Vodacom shop in Johannesburg February …

Vodafone

Vodafone goes back to basics after failed Liberty deal | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - With a $120 billion merger with Liberty Global (LBTYA.O) off the table, Vodafone (VOD.L) boss Vittorio Colao needs his strategy of higher network investments and acquisitions of European cable companies to start paying off, quickly.<p>Branding for Vodafone is seen on the exterior of …

Telecoms

Vodafone sues Dutch rival KPN over alleged monopoly abuse

Demands €115m damages after struggling to break into broadband and pay-TV in the Netherlands<p>Vodafone is demanding €115m (£83m) in damages from the former Dutch state telecoms monopoly KPN over claims it blocked the British company from entering the home broadband market for three years.<p>According to …

Vodafone

The former CEO of Vodafone Europe told us why he's joining the board of an ad blocker

Shine, which claims to be the only technology company that can partner with carriers to block ads a network level (before the ads are even served,) generated headlines again late last week when it announced that outgoing Vodafone Europe CEO Philipp Humm is joining its board. Humm is a prominent …

Vodafone strongly criticised by UN official for breaching journalist's data

The United Nations special rapporteur for freedom of expression has criticised Vodafone’s handling of a serious privacy breach of an Australian reporter’s phone records, and said the unauthorised access showed “no respect” for source protection.<p>David Kaye, whose role as special rapporteur involves …

Surveillance

Vodafone and Liberty Global talks collapse

Talks between Vodafone and Liberty Global over cooperation in Europe have collapsed.<p>The discussions had covered exchanging assets in mobile, broadband and TV in order to compete better in ever-converging markets.<p>Vodafone, the world’s second biggest mobile operator, had said in June that it was …

$1b deal could be first step towards Vodafone-TPG Telecom merger

Vodafone Hutchison Australia will use TPG Telecom's networks to carry its mobile data across the country for the next 15 years, in a $1 billion deal …

Qualcomm to sell L-Band UK spectrum to Vodafone, Hutchison | Reuters

(Reuters) - Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc said it agreed to sell its UK L-Band spectrum to Vodafone Group Plc and Hutchison 3G UK Ltd in two separate deals.<p>A shadow is cast near a Qualcomm logo at the 2015 Computex exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan, June 2, 2015. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang<p>Qualcomm said Vodafone and …

Vodafone

After Airtel, Vodafone India to launch 4G services in December this year

Airtel has been aggressively expanding its 4G footprint in India, and now Vodafone has announced its roll out plans for India as well. The network …

Vodafone launches data plan to increase internet traffic

In a bid to drive data traffic, Vodafone India on Thursday launched offers to primarily convert customers still using mobile internet over the …

Signs of recovery at Vodafone as decline slows in Europe

A strong performance in emerging markets helped boost Vodafone's first quarter results<p>Vodafone, the international mobile phone company, has begun to recover in Europe after years of decline, with overall revenue boosted by strong performance in emerging markets and beating analyst expectations.<p>The …

Emerging Markets

Vodafone chief suggests joint investment with rivals in ultrafast broadband

Vittorio Colao is tight-lipped on talks with Liberty Global as operator reports improving European picture<p>The chief executive of Vodafone has suggested broadband operators should club together to build an ultrafast broadband network for Britain.<p>Vittorio Colao said his company would be willing to …

Vodafone

Vodafone brings European networks under close watch as Liberty deal talks rumble on

Vittorio Colao promotes chiefs of UK, Germany, Italy and Spain to top table as European boss Philipp Humm leaves<p>Vodafone chief executive Vittorio Colao has promoted the leaders of the company’s biggest European markets to his top table, even as the networks they run are at the centre of talks about …

Europe

Vodafone Says 28 Countries Sought Access to User Calls, Data

Vodafone Group Plc, the world’s second-largest wireless carrier, said 28 countries from India to the U.K. requested access to its network over a …

Vodafone

Vodafone scheme to help SMEs get online

Networking Editor<p>Follow:<p>Vodafone has launched a series of digital skills workshops aimed at providing small to meduim-sized enterprises (SMEs) that …

Customer Service

The 11 Highest-Yielding Nasdaq 100 Dividend Stocks

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The Nasdaq 100 is comprised of the 100 largest non-financial publicly traded stocks in the <b>Nasdaq</b> (NDAQ). And there are some …

Vodafone plans to create 200 jobs in Dublin

Telecoms operator Vodafone is to create 200 jobs in Dublin when it opens a new technology driven European sales centre in Carrickmines.<p>The venture, …

Vodafone

Vodafone Voted The World's Top M2M Provider

Operator tops Analysys Mason rankings for fourth year in a row<p>Vodafone has struck a major blow against its rivals in the connected device market with …

Internet of Things

Germany's cartel office would examine Vodafone-Liberty deal | Reuters

BONN, Germany, June 30 (Reuters) - Germany’s cartel office would scrutinise any proposed asset swap between Vodafone and Liberty Global in Europe’s biggest economy, it said on Tuesday.<p>Vodafone and Liberty have begun talks on swapping selected assets. No further details have been revealed by the …

Cartels

Vodafone warns: the machines are coming

The internet of things (IoT) is already here and, according to Vodafone’s Lauren Morris, the telecoms giant has already activated 17m …

Internet of Things

Vodafone UK review: everything you need to know

The world’s largest network by revenue, Vodafone made the U.K.’s first mobile phone call in the 1980s and sent the world’s first text on Christmas Eve in 1992. The company switched on its 4G network in August 2013. It now offers comparable coverage to EE and is slightly ahead of O2.<p><b>Don’t miss:</b> …

Telecoms

Vodafone Wins Blackspot Funding

Vodafone's announced that's it's won funding for 70 base stations under the Federal Government's mobile blackspot program. For Vodafone customers, …

Sky Shares Up After Reports Of Takeover Interest From Both Vivendi And Vodafone

Shares in Sky surged today, at one point rising 5% and topping the FTSE 100 leaderboard, after reports emerged that the Murdoch family had knocked …

FPIs lap up Vodafone’s Rs7,500 crore rupee bond

Vodafone Group Plc, the parent of India’s second largest mobile phone service provider, has raised Rs.7,500 crore through its first ever sale of …

India

Huawei Strikes Strategic Alliance With Vodafone Global Enterprise

SHENZHEN, China -- Huawei today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a new Strategic Alliance with Vodafone …

IT

Vodafone launches powerful Smart Ultra 6 for £125

The UK is no stranger to own-brand mobile devices, even supermarkets seem to sell them these days, but the market just became a whole lot more interesting thanks to Vodafone’s new Smart Ultra 6 smartphone. The handset features powerful specifications and a ridiculously low price tag of just £125.<p>As …

Mobile Technology

Vodafone slashes emissions impact with Internet of Things

Vodafone has helped save its customers more than 3.5m tonnes of CO2e thanks to its ability to connect devices and share information through the …

Vodafone

Vodafone launches home broadband in belated multiplay move

Vodafone has announced the launch of its residential fibre broadband service, Vodafone Connect, which will land for UK consumers later in the …

This could be the beginning of the end of Vodafone

David Hasselhoff and KITT attend a photocall to launch 1984G Street, a 1980's inspired pop up at Covent Garden celebrating the 30th anniversary of the first mobile phone call.Neil P. Mockford/Getty ImagesVodafone just confirmed it's in talks with Liberty Global about potentially swapping assets— …

Telecoms

Vodafone expands 4G roaming to the Carribean and beyond

With its Feel at Home free roaming perk, Three is undoubtedly the most jetsetter-friendly carrier in the UK, but Vodafone's not <i>too</i> far behind. It's WorldTraveller add-on lets you use your usual call, text and 4G data allowances abroad for a £5 daily fee, and from June 15th, it'll cover an extra 22 …