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Vodafone reveals strong growth in M-Pesa transactions as it launches service in Ghana

Vodafone revealed that the number of M-Pesa mobile money transactions grew 26 per cent year-on-year in the six months to end-September, as it announced that it had launched the service in the West African country of Ghana.

Vodafone and Swisscom renew partnership for 4 more years

Vodafone and Swisscom agreed to extend a strategic partner market agreement by four years with effect from 2016 to maintain mutual roaming benefits for consumers and enterprise customers.

EE, Vodafone UK and Three UK give users multiple Wi-Fi calling choices

While voice over Wi-Fi has existed in various formats, the key challenge for mobile operators is that, like VoIP and other over the top voice technologies, they can't control these services.

EE, Vodafone and Three take different approaches to Wi-Fi calling in the UK

In the UK, the next generation of Wi-Fi calling-- where the service is embedded in the smartphone and accessed via the normal phone dialer-- is offering operators a way to take back control by enabling them to provide voice services in areas where they have little or no coverage due to poor signal strength.  Special report

Vodafone hails first 'live' LTE trial aggregating licensed and unlicensed spectrum

Vodafone said it has become the first network operator in the world to successfully trial LTE carrier aggregation on a live network using both licensed and unlicensed spectrum, as it investigates new ways to deal with rapidly growing mobile data usage.

ZTE wins LTE contracts in Africa from Vodafone partner Afrimax

ZTE said it has won LTE contracts for Cameroon and Zambia from Afrimax. Meanwhile Facebook has partnered with Airtel Africa to roll out Free Basics in 17 markets.

EE, Vodafone UK and Three UK choose different paths for Wi-Fi calling

The next generation of Wi-Fi calling-- where the service is embedded in the smartphone and accessed via the normal phone dialler-- is offering operators a way to take back control by enabling them to provide voice services in areas where they have little or no coverage due to poor signal strength. 

Vodafone CEO hails 'turning point', but weaknesses remain

Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao hailed the group's performance in the six months to end-September as an "important turning point" after it returned to organic service revenue and EBITDA growth.

Leading operators and vendors line up to support NB-IoT industry forum

Vodafone, Telecom Italia and Etisalat committed to opening six Narrow Band Internet of Things (NB-IoT) open laboratories as part of their involvement in a new industry forum focussed on promoting the development of the technology.

Vodafone unveils partnership for Nigeria and Benin

Vodafone and Globacom entered into a new partner market agreement for Nigeria and the Republic of Benin.