Vodafone, the world’s second largest mobile operator, said the coronavirus crisis was causing data traffic on its networks to surge, with demand already rising 50 percent.
Online booking, passenger boarding and in-flight transactions
Vodafone has secured a seven-year technology partnership with Ryanair to handle the airline's online booking, passenger boarding and in-flight transactions.
Spain and Italian issues going away
Vodafone increased its full year earnings guidance, reflecting improving organic growth trends as difficult markets in Spain and Italy start to ease and it integrates its German cable acquisition.
Undercuts Deutsche Telekom
The UK's Vodafone is launching 5G services in Germany, undercutting Deutsche Telekom by offering cheaper deals and reaching more cities.
Aims to revive debt riddled Italian outfit
A deal to merge Vodafone’s tower infrastructure in Italy into INWIT, the mast group 60 percent owned by Telecom Italia (TIM), will be signed by the summer.
Vodafone is the first
Vodafone has announced that its 5G network will go live on the 3rd of July, making it the first to set a hard date for the launch of its next-gen mobile network.
Needs to invest in the last mile
Vodafone wants the German government to install empty pipes in the ground to allow "last mile” network work to be quick and cheap for suppliers.
US press goes mental over security issues resolved in 2011 and 2012
Huawei has denied Vodafone’s claim to have found backdoors in its Italian fixed-line network.
Look out BT
O2 and Vodafone have turned the thumbscrews on the British market leader BT by extending their network sharing deal to cover 5G.
BT and Vodafone are teaming up with IBM to offer businesses a way to link different cloud computing systems.