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Vodafone UK launches scheme with local pubs to improve mobile coverage

Vodafone UK said it has launched a new pilot scheme in partnership with rural pubs organisation, Pub is The Hub, to provide rural community pubs with indoor mobile coverage for the first time.

What next for Vodafone after Liberty talks end?

Vodafone Group confirmed this week that discussions with Liberty Global on a possible asset swap have ended. The question now is what lies ahead for the mobile giant, which has been pursuing a strategy of launching converged fixed and mobile services in key markets in order to secure new revenue streams as well as attract and-- importantly-- retain customers.

Analysts say a Vodafone-Liberty deal is still possible after asset-swap talks end

Vodafone said discussions with Liberty Global on a possible asset swap have ended, but analysts say a deal between the two companies still remains a "distinct possibility.

Deezer plans IPO to take on Spotify, Apple

Music-streaming service Deezer has signalled its intention to list its shares on the Paris Euronext exchange after filing an IPO registration document with the French financial market authority (Autorité des marchés financiers or AMF) on Sept. 21.

Small Cell Forum to tackle multi-operator and license-free small cells

The Small Cell Forum formally established six teams that will tackle specific work areas, including small cells in unlicensed spectrum, 5G and multi-operator small cells.

Liberty Global chairman likens Vodafone talks to a tennis match

Liberty Global chairman John Malone admitted the company is no closer to agreeing on an asset swap with UK-headquartered Vodafone after around three months of talks.

University of Surrey's 5GIC opens doors with £70M investment

The University of Surrey has officially opened the much-anticipated 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) as part of efforts to ensure that the UK and Europe maintain a leading role in the development of 5G technology.

Vodafone partner Afrimax raises $120M in funding for LTE expansion in Africa

Afrimax, which last year formed a strategic framework agreement with Vodafone for Sub-Saharan Africa, has raised $120 million (€106 million) in funding to accelerate the rollout of LTE services across the region.

Vodafone UK launches Wi-Fi calling

Vodafone announced plans to deploy a nationwide Wi-Fi calling service in the UK in the coming months, but only for subscribers with the right handsets.

Swisscom becomes latest member of Global M2M Association

Swisscom has become the latest major operator to join the Global M2M Association (GMA), which is now a cooperation of seven major international operators that are active in the machine-to-machine (M2M) market.