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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Injured 27-year-old Afghanistan veteran completes Remembrance Day run in shape of giant poppy

In Vodafone’s latest First, Ben McBean uses smartphone running app and Vodafone network to create outline of huge poppy on London map for the first time.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Vodafone Greece acquires new spectrum

Vodafone Greece has acquired spectrum in the 800 MHz band and 2600 MHz band following the auction coordinated by EETT, the national regulatory authority for the telecommunications and postal services market. The total amount payable is €124.5m and the spectrum licences are for 15 years.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Partnership to use mobile phones to boost productivity and incomes of 30,000 Tanzanian farmers

The Connected Farmer Alliance (CFA), a public-private partnership between Vodafone Group, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and not-for-profit organisation TechnoServe, has today announced its first commercial agreement to use mobile technology to increase the productivity of thousands of low-income, smallholder farmers in Tanzania.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

UNHCR and Vodafone Foundation bring tablet-based learning to 18,000 young people in Dadaab refugee settlement

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the Vodafone Foundation, Vodafone’s philanthropic arm, have today announced a partnership to bring transformative mobile-based education programmes to pupils at 13 schools in one of the world's largest refugee camps.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Vodafone expands high-speed network connections for enterprise in Americas

A more than threefold increase in the number of points of presence available to enterprise customers across the USA, Canada and South America, enabling global businesses to gain the benefit of global internet protocol virtual private network services from a single supplier.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Vodafone partners with Dresden University of Technology to expand global research programme

Vodafone will work with the university to bring together academics, developers and technology companies to explore the capabilities of 5G and establish technical guidelines for its development.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Vodafone Greece agrees to acquire 72.7% of Hellas Online

Vodafone today announces that Vodafone Greece has agreed to acquire 72.7% of the share capital of Hellas Online SA from the Intracom Group and World Equities Investments Holdings SA ...

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Vodafone to complete acquisition of Cobra Automotive Technologies S.p.A

Vodafone today confirms that its voluntary tender offer (the “Offer”) for security and telematics provider Cobra Automotive Technologies S.p.A. (“Cobra”) has become wholly unconditional. The Offer will settle on 8 August 2014. The total consideration for the entire issued share capital of Cobra is €145 million (£115 million).

Friday, August 1, 2014

Vodafone and Belgacom renew partner market agreement

Vodafone and the Belgacom Group have renewed their Partner Market agreement in Belgium and Luxembourg for a further three years.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Vodafone’s Michael Joseph receives prestigious PICMET technology management award for M-Pesa

Michael Joseph, Vodafone’s Director of Mobile Money, has received the prestigious Leadership in Technology Management Award from PICMET (Portland International Centre for Management of Engineering and Technology).