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20 February 2013
Vodafone has reportedly taken the next step in a potential €10 billion bid for Germany’s largest cable operator, Kabel Deutschland, by hiring Goldman Sachs as an advisor.
An acquisition of the cableco would transform the German
telecoms market, where Vodafone already holds significant
wireless market share but lags behind Deutsche Telekom in the
fixed broadband sector.
A person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters
Vodafone New Zealand, Southern Cross and US vendor Ciena have announced the successful demonstration of trans-Pacific 4K video transmission.
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Jeroen Hoencamp, head of Vodafone UK, has said that he expects to deliver a return to growth for the company over the next two years.
The joint mobile venture between Bharti Airtel and Vodafone, Airtel-Vodafone, has appointed industry veteran David Fowler as chief technical officer.
Marten Pieters, chief executive and managing director at Vodafone India, has told reporters that the telecoms industry in the country is “a mess”, due to too much competition.
Vodafone has launched HD voice across the UK.