Ghana's parliament was set to decide whether to allow Vodafone to buy 70% of Ghana Telecom last week.
Vodafone and MySpace plan to launch a mobile music platform, called Vodafone Music Reporter.
Verizon Communication is putting the pressure on Vodafone to sell its stake in its U.S. wireless joint venture with Verizon Wireless.
Companies in today’s briefs include: Sprint, Samsung, Vodafone Australia, Cisco, Research In Motion, Glu Mobile, Activision, Miyowa, Quattro Wireless, Mobile Data Now, GyPSii, Garmin, US Telematics, Harris Stratex Networks
Companies in today’s briefs include: SmarTone-Vodafone, Comptel, LimeLife, Fujitsu, Texas Instruments, Tellabs, Alcatel-Lucent, True Corp, Nortel Networks
Vodafone’s solid fiscal year earnings report was overshadowed by the announcement that that the group’s CEO Arun Sarin will step down after the company's annual meeting July 29.
Vodafone has agreed to buy the remaining 26.4% of German fixed line carrier Arcor that it does not already own for $739 million in cash.
Vodafone announced that it is buying mobile back-up service provider ZYB for $48.8 million.
Verizon Wireless and Vodafone announced they are teaming up to deliver the first live global mobile simulcast, with performances from Madonna’s exclusive show at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City. Verizon Wireless and Vodafone said they will broadcast four songs live from the show.
Vodafone, China Mobile and Japanese carrier Softbank announced an agreement to establish a joint innovation lab to promote the development of new mobile technologies
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Companies in today’s briefs include: Panasonic, T-Mobile, RF Micro Devices, U Mobile, fring, Apple, Nokia Siemens Networks, Wataniya Telecom Algerie, Vodafone, Mobilkom Austria, NextPoint
In yesterday’s morning keynote at CTIA Wireless 2008, Vodafone CEO Arun Sarin repeated several of the key messages he delivered at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona in February, including a call for fewer operating systems.
Vodafone Group announced plans to lay off 450 positions within its U.K. management teams, but said that it also plans to create a similar number of jobs in retail and other sales positions.
The world’s largest handset maker Nokia has unveiled its 6650 model, exclusively for Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile clients.
Vodafone and Nokia have issued a recall for Nokia 6110 Navigator handsets sold through Vodafone due to problems with the mapping software.
In Tuesday's keynote at the Mobile World Congress, Vodafone Group Chief Executive Arun Sarin called for the industry to focus on fewer operating systems - a handful as opposed to 30 or 40 - and consider rolling WiMAX under the LTE umbrella.
BARCELONA—Mobile operators and their supporting vendors used the recently opened Mobile World Congress (MWC) to announce newly secured agreements.
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