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Vodafone Deutschland set to lose subs as end of mandatory housing contracts looms

Vodafone Deutschland is likely to lose about two million basic cable subscribers and around €400 million in revenue if planned legislative changes affecting the supply of services to housing associations are implemented, according to an analysis by Jefferies. According to the analysts, the changes, which would end the current practice whereby housing associations bundle the […]

Vodafone Spain sees massive growth in TV viewing

Vodafone España has seen use of its TV service increase by over a third since the COVID-19 pandemic struck, with a big shift to nocturnal viewing and a drop in viewing of digital terrestrial channels. The company said that use of Vodafone TV had increased by 34% since March 2020, with the biggest increase in […]

Vodafone to make €2.3 billion from Vantage Towers IPO

Vodafone is set to generate up to €2.3 billion from its Frankfurt IPO. The telco giant has set the share price of its infrastructure business Vantage Towers at €24 each, giving the company a value of €12.1 billion.  Vodafone could make as much as €2.3 billion from the deal, with the company placing 95.8 million […]

MasMovil reopens talks with Vodafone over Spanish sale

Spanish telco MasMovil has reopened talks with Vodafone over a merger of their local business units. According to local paper Expansion, the operators would seek to tie up a deal before Spain’s upcoming 700 MHz spectrum sale, and comes after reports of initial talks surfaced in September 2020. In the event of a merger, Xataka […]

Vodafone and TiVo extend licencing deal

TiVo has announced the renewal of its long-term relationship with Vodafone across Europe and Africa. The new multi-year agreements will provide Vodafone access to TiVo’s products and a licence to its patent portfolio. In particular, the deal will allow Vodafone to utilise TiVo’s solutions and services on its VTV platform, including the company’s Conversational Voice […]

Former Vodafone CEO Colao appointed Italy’s new tech minister

Vittorio Colao, the former CEO of Vodafone Group, has been appointed as Italy’s minister for technological innovation and digital transition. Colao joins the cabinet of newly appointed prime minister Mario Draghi, the ex-European Central Bank head who has swept in to calm a country in political chaos following the resignation of Guiseppe Conte. Conte’s coalition […]

Vodafone sees TV numbers drop in well-performing Germany and rise in Spain

Vodafone saw a return to service revenue growth in its fiscal third quarter, including in its largest market Germany, and despite lacklustre performances in poorly performing markets including the UK and Italy. In Germany, the company’s key market, Vodafone added 98,000 cable broadband customers, including 35,000 migrations from DSL. Overall, the company’s broadband base in […]

MasMovil looking again at Vodafone merger

Spanish alternative telco MasMovil is looking at options to expand that include a merger with Vodafone, according to local reports. According to El Confidencial citing unnamed sources, the number four Spanish operator has turned to Goldman Sachs to analyse options for acquisitions, with Vodafone firmly in its sites. The report says that conversations between the […]

AMC to launch general interest Selekt channel in Spain

AMC Networks International Southern Europe (AMCNISE) is to launch a new general interest channel in Spain. Launching on February 4, Selekt will be available to Vodafone TV and Orange TV customers at no extra cost, and offer programming spanning film, series, documentaries and children’s content. Of a weekday, Selekt will programme two hours of children’s […]

Virgin Media launches 5G via Vodafone MVNO partnership

Virgin Media has rolled out 5G in the UK, connecting 100 towns and cities across the country. The launch will see Virgin partner with Vodafone and utilise the mobile operator’s network. It is an extension of an MVNO partnership which was first announced in 2019.  Virgin said that its broadband customers will be able to […]

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