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Vodafone and Iliad discussing merger of Italian units, report finds

Vodafone and Iliad are holding talks to reach a deal meant to merge their respective units in Italy, according to local reports.   If an agreement is to be reached, the combined company would be the country’s leading mobile operator, with around 36 percent of the market and nearly $ 1.13 billion in revenues.   Discussions between […]

Vodacom shareholders approve Vodafone Egypt acquisition

After receiving shareholder backing, Vodafone got closer to abandoning its majority stake in Vodafone Egypt and giving it to its South African subsidiary yesterday.    As such, most shareholders in Vodacom approved the acquisition of the 55 percent stake in Vodafone Egypt during a general meeting, the Johannesburg-listed company announced.   Vodafone, which holds a 60.5 percent […]

Vodafone Idea partners with US-based Ciena for 5G rollout

Indian telecom operator Vodafone Idea (Vi) has restored its national backbone network with U.S-based telecom equipment maker Ciena to prepare for the fifth-generation (5G) network rollout.   Vi noted that as consumers, enterprises, and content players look to embrace more innovative digital experiences across India, its new 300G/400G backbone network increases scale and performance energy and […]

Global Health Technology Platform - Proximie - Announces Partnership With Vodafone Business To Increase Access To Surgical Healthcare And Training

January 11, 2022: Proximie, the global health technology platform digitizing operating rooms around the world, announces a partnership with Vodafone Business. As part of Proximie’s mission to save lives by sharing the world’s best clinical practices, the new partnership will build on the existing relationship between the two companies bringing its world-class connected surgical care software together […]

Indian government gets majority stake in Vodafone Idea

Vodafone Idea announced Tuesday it would accept the Indian government’s proposal to convert its spectrum and adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues to equity, making the government the company’s largest shareholder.  Vodafone Idea, branded as VI, has outstanding payments for spectrum licenses and adjusted gross revenue. The operator values the net value of the interest on […]

Vodafone Oman Unveils Next-Gen Digital Services for Users

Oman’s leading mobile network operator Vodafone Oman launched new digital services for the customers. As such, the operator opened up a time-limited “launch offer” featuring 77GB of data, 777 minutes, and 777 SMS messages to prospective customers. It has also launched a flagship Vodafone Hub store at Muscat’s Mall of Oman, providing what is described […]

Vodafone Australia offers discounts on handset and SIM only plans

Vodafone Australia introduced a number of discounts for November, offering a range of reduced plan costs across select Vodafone Infinite Plans for SIM Only and handset plans. According to a press release late last week, the company said, “During November, eligible customers who sign up or upgrade to the $ 33 Lite+ month-to-month SIM only […]

Vodafone adds 7,000 software engineers to target digital services

Vodafone unveiled plans to add nearly 7,000 software engineers to its expanding European-wide technical workforce by 2025, through a combination of recruitment, re-skilling existing employees and insourcing. The company said in a statement, that “Expanding its software capabilities will allow Vodafone to build differentiated products and services at lower cost and own the intellectual property […]

India’s relief package may not resurrect Vodafone Idea

Indian telecom operator Vodafone Idea might not have enough financial sturdiness to pull itself out of its accumulated $30 billion debt, despite governmental deliberation of a four-year moratorium on paying overblown past dues. Vodafone Idea’s extravagant debt of almost $30 billion is a result of the Indian government’s pressure on its telecom sector and telcos. […]