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      February 4, 2016

      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...

    2. December 15, 2015

      Vodafone leaves door ajar to striking a deal with Liberty Global

      When Vittorio Colao sold Vodafone’s $130bn stake in a US mobile business three years ago, the joke was that the massive...

    1. December 15, 2015

      Vodafone: Liberty, fraternity, parsimony

      Yield or growth. Safety or sex appeal. It is a near religious division among investors. And Vodafone might cross it....

    2. December 10, 2015

      Vodafone sues KPN alleging anti-competitive behaviour

      Vodafone has sued Dutch rival KPN alleging anti-competitive behaviour in the Netherlands in a further sign of its...

    3. November 10, 2015

      Vodafone declares turning point as investment pays off

      Vodafone will call on European competition regulators to investigate large incumbent telecoms groups such as BT and...

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      November 10, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Grid sale, Deutsche Zig Zag, bored whales

      National Grid is selling stakes in gas distribution, Vodafone is in a slow bicycle race and Sea World is phasing out...

    5. September 28, 2015

      Vodafone/Liberty Global: cents for sensibility

      In a Jane Austen novel, what is not said often counts more than what is; comedy and tragedy arise from the...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. May 19, 2015

      Vodafone: hold that call

      Don’t call us; we’ll call you. That is the message that Vodafone has consistently sent its shareholders. Repeated...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. December 10, 2014

      US wireless: tough call

      What is that warm, tingly feeling that Vittorio Colao feels when he wakes? What makes the challenges facing Vodafone’s...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. November 14, 2014

      Boardroom trades November 15

      Vodafone was back in favour this week after strong second-quarter numbers sent the shares to their highest level since...

    18. 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,...

    19. 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 –...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. July 25, 2014

      Vodafone sales hit by Spanish competition

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

    23. May 20, 2014

      Vodafone faces battle to reverse effect of European challenges

      Vodafone warned that earnings would be lower next year owing to the costs of a £7bn network improvement aimed at...

    24. March 17, 2014

      Murphy’s law rains on Guinness’s NY parade

      In opining that “a pint of plain is your only man”, Irish writer Flann O’Brien endorsed Guinness for every drinking...

    25. March 17, 2014

      Ono’s private equity owners ring up a profit

      On March 5, in a Mayfair office in London, a handshake between Vodafone chief executive officer Vittorio Colao, and...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. January 9, 2014

      Deal with Vodafone to add value to Tata

      Tata is in early discussions with Britain’s Vodafone about the sale of a majority stake in the Indian group’s...

    29. 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...

    30. October 9, 2013

      Vodafone offered Verizon a full merger before stake sale

      Before sealing the third-largest deal in corporate history, Vodafone first rebuffed a $95bn offer from Verizon...

    31. September 26, 2013

      Vodafone deal poised to drive shake-up of European telecoms

      In a speech at a Downing Street reception last week, Prime Minister David Cameron pointed to Vodafone’s Italian chief...

    32. September 15, 2013

      Vodafone considers acquisitions in India

      Vodafone is eyeing acquisitions in India, where it sees itself as a “natural consolidator” once changes to merger rules...

    33. September 6, 2013

      Vodafone promises Italian investment

      Vodafone’s chief executive Vittorio Colao has underlined the mobile operator’s new reliance on Italy, saying that the...

    34. September 4, 2013

      Veteran dealmaker key to Vodafone success

      It was in early August when Warren Finegold knew that a deal to sell Vodafone’s stake in Verizon Wireless was finally...

    35. September 2, 2013

      Decade of Vodafone-Verizon talks sealed with a hotel handshake

      A decade of on-off negotiations between Vodafone and Verizon Communications came to a head two months ago when their...

    36. September 2, 2013

      Vodafone and Verizon set to approve $130bn deal

      Vodafone is poised to announce later on Monday plans to sell its US wireless joint venture stake to partner Verizon in...

    37. August 29, 2013

      Vodafone in talks over selling 45% stake in Verizon Wireless

      The UK’s Vodafone is closing in on a near-$130bn deal to offload its lucrative US wireless stake to joint venture...

    38. July 19, 2013

      German competition squeezes key Vodafone sales measure

      Tougher competition in Germany and weak economic conditions across Europe forced Vodafone into a worse-than-expected...

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