Vodafone agreed to acquire 72.7 per cent of Greek broadband provider Hellas Online for €72.7 million in cash, in a move that further extends the UK-based operator's strategy to buy up fixed network assets in markets where it already provides mobile services.
Vodafone's share price topped £2.05 (€2.56)/$3.39) per share in early London trading Friday, on reports U.S. carrier AT&T is again eyeing an acquisition of the UK headquartered operator.
TeliaSonera received 1,145 requests for lawful interception of subscribers' communications from Swedish authorities in the first half of 2014, over half the total number of requests received in the country in all of 2013.
Vodafone has revealed that it plans to roll out its own VDSL2 network, with a pilot deployment to begin next year, reports Telecompaper citing a Digitalfernsehen.de article.
Vodafone is mulling an acquisition of TIM Brasil, Telecom Italia's Brazilian mobile phone business, as a way of entering the lucrative Latin American market.
Vodafone remains at loggerheads with India's government over a long-running tax dispute, resulting in both parties being forced to extend a deadline for arbitration of the matter by a month.
EE faces a customer backlash after introducing a service that lets subscribers pay to skip to the front of the queue when calling customer service centres.
Adtran is finding that the European telecom market's recent spate of mergers and acquisitions could have a beneficial effect on its pursuit of new international revenues, said an executive during its Connect event at its headquarters in Huntsville, Ala.
Vodafone and Belgacom have renewed their partner market agreement in Belgium and Luxembourg for a further three years, the two operators have confirmed.
Nokia Networks claimed a world first in the ongoing development of LTE Broadcast technology, after conducting a field trial of wide-area TV broadcasting using a single LTE frequency within UHF spectrum in Munich.