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      Vodafone dials up rare year of service revenues growth

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      Warren Finegold, the veteran deal maker who helped build Vodafone into a global telecoms group, is to retire from the...

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      Liberty Global, Vodafone to merge their Dutch operations

      US cable group Liberty Global and UK telco Vodafone have confirmed they will merge their operations in the Netherlands....

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      Vodafone clocks 6th straight quarter of improving sales

      Vodafone racked up its sixth consecutive quarter of improving revenue growth in the three months to December, fuelled...

    9. December 15, 2015

      Vodafone leaves door ajar to striking a deal with Liberty Global

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    10. December 15, 2015

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    11. December 10, 2015

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    12. November 10, 2015

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    15. July 24, 2015

      Recovery at Vodafone continues after heavy investment in network

      Core service revenues at Vodafone continued to stage a recovery in the first three months of the financial year amid...

    16. July 21, 2015

      Vodafone shakes up European management structure

      Vodafone has restructured its European management team amid talks with US cable group Liberty Global about a potential...

    17. June 19, 2015

      Vodafone hires ex-Telekom Austria chief to head Germany business

      Vodafone has appointed Hannes Ametsreiter, the outgoing chief executive of Telekom Austria, to run its business in...

    18. June 5, 2015

      Vodafone and Liberty: swap shop

      The fruit in the jar is not a banana. It is a fruit salad. In May, Liberty Global chairman John Malone compared...

    19. May 19, 2015

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    20. May 19, 2015

      Vodafone stems slide in core revenues

      Vodafone arrested the decline in its core service revenues for the first time in three years in the last quarter of its...

    21. March 3, 2015

      India telecoms auction set to raise $13bn

      Fierce bidding is expected when India’s latest telecoms auction kicks off on Wednesday as market leaders Bharti Airtel...

    22. December 10, 2014

      US wireless: tough call

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    23. November 28, 2014

      Telecoms groups seek share of TV limelight

      The pipes are fighting back. For years, making television shows has garnered more attention rather than providing the...

    24. November 23, 2014

      Telecoms groups find it difficult to connect with content strategies

      Remember ringtones? They were what passed for a content play in the 1990s telecoms industry and remarkably successful...

    25. November 19, 2014

      Vodafone chief admits to feeling forced to bid for TV rights

      The chief executive of Vodafone warned of a “prisoner’s dilemma” as rivals’ moves to offer bundled television and...

    26. November 14, 2014

      Boardroom trades November 15

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    27. November 11, 2014

      European telecoms groups enjoy strong run of results

      Almost £16bn has been added to the value of the European telecoms sector after an unexpectedly strong run of results,...

    28. October 3, 2014

      Brussels clears telecoms groups of ‘throttling’ services of rivals

      Deutsche Telekom, Orange and Telefónica have been cleared by regulators of “throttling” the services of rivals –...

    29. September 11, 2014

      Vodafone says door is open to new deals

      Vodafone would consider a transformational M&A deal at the right price in the future, according to its chief executive...

    30. September 11, 2014

      Vodafone seesaws on disputed story

      Confusion reigned for Vodafone shareholders on Thursday. The stock dropped by as much as 2.7 per cent after chief...

    31. July 25, 2014

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      Tougher mobile competition in Spain led to a decline in revenues at Vodafone, which is in the middle of a £19bn...

    32. May 20, 2014

      Vodafone faces battle to reverse effect of European challenges

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    33. March 17, 2014

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    34. March 17, 2014

      Ono’s private equity owners ring up a profit

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    35. March 17, 2014

      Vodafone continues its evolution and widens European foothold

      Vittorio Colao, Vodafone’s chief executive, says the company has been transformed over the past two years, expanding...

    36. February 11, 2014

      Facebook looks to cut smartphone cost

      Facebook and other internet content providers are pressing mobile operators to give subscribers in some markets special...

    37. January 9, 2014

      Deal with Vodafone to add value to Tata

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    38. December 3, 2013

      Should AT&T buy Vodafone?

      Pros and cons of the bid For: Ready and waiting Sector shifts Cowboys, Brits (and Ninjas) Against: Synergies and...

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