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    1. 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 – avoiding a...

    2. 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...

    1. 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 executive...

    2. 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...

    3. 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 turning...

    4. 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 John...

    5. 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 from a...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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 floundering...

    9. 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 strategies...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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 group...

    14. 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 on the...

    15. 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 two...

    16. September 1, 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 a...

    17. 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 partner...

    18. 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 fourth...

    19. June 28, 2013

      Will Vodafone’s Kabel deal lead others to follow?

      It is hard to remember a time when the financial world was not lurching from one shock to another calamity. For many chief...

    20. June 24, 2013

      Vodafone seals €7.7bn union with Kabel Deutschland

      Vodafone has finally arrived at the altar with Kabel Deutschland, having secured the hand of the management with a €7.7bn...

    21. June 23, 2013

      Kabel Deutschland set to accept Vodafone approach

      Kabel Deutschland is set to recommend a revised bid from Vodafone of close to €7.7bn to its shareholders, putting the...

    22. June 12, 2013

      Lex in-depth: Vodafone

      Corporate slogans are a hostage to fortune. “Creating a more valuable Vodafone” runs the well-intentioned catchphrase on the...

    23. June 2, 2013

      Vodafone to boost UK capex by 50%

      Vodafone will increase investment in its UK network by more than 50 per cent to nearly £1bn this year as it prepares for the...

    24. May 21, 2013

      Vodafone to retain £2.1bn Verizon dividend

      Vodafone is to plough back a £2.1bn dividend from US telecoms group Verizon into its business rather than offer shareholders...

    25. April 2, 2013

      Verizon denies any interest in Vodafone

      Verizon Communications, the US telecoms group, has denied any current interest in buying or merging with Vodafone, scotching...

    26. March 6, 2013

      Talk stays cheap for Vodafone and Verizon

      A few years ago Vodafone’s board commissioned a study of the company’s options for its 45 per cent stake in Verizon...

    27. February 26, 2013

      O2 seeks ‘tailored rights opportunities’

      O2 , the UK mobile operator owned by Telefónica, has said it will make mobile content a key selling point when it rolls out...

    28. February 25, 2013

      Telecom chiefs attack US internet groups

      In unusually aggressive comments, European telecoms operators have attacked US technology and internet groups over...

    29. February 7, 2013

      Vodafone sales plunge in Spain and Italy

      Vodafone has warned that there was no sign of improvement in recession-hit European markets after posting the first decline...

    30. January 13, 2013

      FTSE 100 chiefs offer best investor value

      Chief executives of large companies deliver far greater value to shareholders than those at smaller groups, according to...

    31. November 30, 2012

      Vodafone steps up integration of C&WW

      Vodafone has accelerated its integration of Cable & Wireless Worldwide (C&WW), with the creation of a new business-focused...

    32. November 28, 2012

      Vodafone chief fears monopolies revival

      Vodafone has warned that national telecoms groups are looking to re-establish their traditional monopolies across Europe,...

    33. November 19, 2012

      Talks try to ring changes in telecoms

      There was a sombre mood in Barcelona as managers of the leading telecommunications groups lined up to explain to investors...

    34. November 13, 2012

      EU must act over protectionist rules

      Speakers at industry conferences are only doing their best, even if their jokes fall flat and their PowerPoints fail to...

    35. November 13, 2012

      Vodafone in £6bn Europe writedown

      Vodafone has been forced to write down almost £6bn from its operations in economically ravaged countries in southern Europe,...

    36. October 26, 2012

      Vodafone must decide on Verizon venture

      One of the unavoidable consequences of establishing impressive corporate scale is that the strategic choices that follow...

    37. September 17, 2012

      Business leaders turn to Catholic Church

      Business leaders including Vodafone’s chief executive Vittorio Colao and Unilever’s Paul Polman will on Tuesday join the...

    38. July 24, 2012

      Kleisterlee backs Verizon payout calls

      Gerard Kleisterlee, chairman of Vodafone, supported shareholder calls for a further dividend from its stake in the Verizon...

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