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Vodafone Head to Step Down

May 27, 2008 8:10 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

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 Buys Remainder of Arcor

May 19, 2008 8:10 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

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 Acquires ZYB

May 16, 2008 8:25 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Vodafone announced that it is buying mobile back-up service provider ZYB for $48.8 million.


Verizon, Vodafone Team up for Live Madonna Mobile Cast

April 29, 2008 8:20 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

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 Joins China Mobile, Softbank for Innovation Lab

April 24, 2008 7:53 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Vodafone, China Mobile and Japanese carrier Softbank announced an agreement to establish a joint innovation lab to promote the development of new mobile technologies

FirstNews - April 22, 2008

April 22, 2008 7:56 am | News | Comments

Today's FirstNews - Single Page Format

News Briefs for April 17, 2008

April 17, 2008 7:42 am | News | Comments

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

Vodafone CEO Reiterates OS Call

April 3, 2008 7:36 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

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 to Eliminate 450 Management Positions

March 18, 2008 8:05 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

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.

Nokia Launches Handsets with T-Mobile, Vodafone

March 3, 2008 7:20 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

The world’s largest handset maker Nokia has unveiled its 6650 model, exclusively for Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile clients.

Vodafone, Nokia Recall 6110 Navigators

February 19, 2008 7:23 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Vodafone and Nokia have issued a recall for Nokia 6110 Navigator handsets sold through Vodafone due to problems with the mapping software.

Vodafone Chief: Consolidate Operating Systems

February 12, 2008 8:02 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

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.

MWC Host to Operator Contract Announcements

February 11, 2008 7:52 am | by Rhonda Wickham | News | Comments

BARCELONA—Mobile operators and their supporting vendors used the recently opened Mobile World Congress (MWC) to announce newly secured agreements.

Vodafone Posts Impressive Quarterly Results

January 31, 2008 7:37 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Vodafone Group posted better than expected quarterly results, in part due to growth in emerging markets through recent acquisitions.

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