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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
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.
Vodafone is planning to launch a mobile wallet payment service in the UK next month.
UK group Vodafone is set to hit out at proposed European rules for handling web traffic on networks at a conference in Spain today.
A summary of the week’s biggest telecoms news stories.