Vodafone Espana launches new TV packages

Vodafone Espana has announced the launch of a range of new TV packages. The operator has launched five new packs that include sports, music and entertainment ranging from €0-10 per month. Vodafone said that the packages “complete its commitment to offer a more flexible television in which customers choose only the contents that really interest […]

Vodafone turns corner after positive Q2

Telco Vodafone has increased its earnings guidance following a positive Q2. Following a Q1 that was marred by difficult markets in Spain and Italy, the company has seen stabilisation in the mediterranian along with a positive initial impact of the recently acquired Liberty Global assets in Germany, Hungary, Romania and the Czech Republic. Overall, the […]

Vodafone: Europe in danger of falling behind in developing digital economy

Europe is in danger of falling behind the rest of the world in delivering digital innovation, with an urgent need for a new approach to regulation, according to Joakim Reiter, group external affairs director, Vodafone Group. However, the EU has an opportunity to catch up and take advantage of its biggest asset, the scale of […]

Virgin to move MVNO from BT to Vodafone, ending 20 year partnership

Liberty Global’s Virgin Media has announced that it is moving from BT to Vodafone. The MVNO move will take place in late 2021 in a five-year deal. Virgin said that this will enable the launch of new services like 5G, with Vodafone heavily investing in the new technology. Virgin Media, one of the early MVNO […]

Vodafone Deutschland slashes price of Gigabit broadband for Unitymedia customers

Vodafone Deutschland has lowered the price of its Gigabit broadband offering in the former Unitymedia networks where the service is available by over half, aligning Unitymedia prices with the rest of Germany. Subscribers who live in one of the six Unitymedia ‘Gigabit cities’ that can receive Gigabit broadband over cable – Düsseldorf, Cologne, Bochum, Frankfurt, […]

Vodafone to shutter over 1,000 stores as CEO calls Germany the “heart of the company”

Vodafone is to close 15% of its 7,700 stores, the telco has announced.  Group CEO Nick Read (pictured) confirmed the move on Tuesday at a briefing in Duesseldorf.  He confirmed that the decision has been informed by an increasing number of consumers shifting their purchases to online and their changing expectations of in-store retail experiences.  […]

Vodafone Deutschland doubles number of 500Mbps homes

Vodafone Deutschland says it has doubled the number of homes that receive internet speeds of up to 500Mbps over the last year to 20.8 million. Of the total, Vodafone says that over half – 10.9 million, can receive speeds of 1Gbps or above. The milestone comes after Vodafone upgraded cable networks in 20 more cities […]

Liberty Global positioning itself for fixed-mobile future, says Fries

Liberty Global’s sale of its German and central European assets and planned sale of its Swiss unit “all make sense” in a market that is moving towards fixed-mobile convergence, but the company nevertheless sees “a lot of runway” to build value from its remaining assets, according to CEO Mike Fries. Speaking at Goldman Sachs Communacopia […]

Vodafone taps Nagra for cloud-based content protection

Vodafone has deployed Nagra’s cloud-hosted and cloud-operated security services platform, Nagra cloud.SSP to help protect Vodafone TV services across operating companies, including its units in Spain, Portugal, Greece, Italy and Romania, Nagra has revealed. Nagra said that its Nagra Connect client and player are also being used by Vodafone to complement the end-to-end security solution […]

Vodafone Group Introduces TiVo’s Personalized Content Discovery Platform

TiVo has announced that the Vodafone Group is  deploying its Personalized Content Discovery (PCD). Vodafone is introducing PCD as part of the new Vodafone TV service in Portugal, the first country to deploy its new “Intelligent Voice Search” feature. It uses TiVo’s Conversation, a natural language voice solution, that enables users to find and enjoy […]

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