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Jefferies International: Vodafone fiscal Q1 earnings show promise

Jefferies International equity analysts appeared bullish on Vodafone after the operator noted that European price trends improved during its fiscal Q1--the three months to end-June--and that revenue from Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific increased year-on-year.

All change at Vodafone in Europe: Philipp Humm to leave after reshuffle

Vodafone has restructured its European management in a move that abolishes the post of CEO for the region and will enable the heads of its four largest markets to report directly to group CEO, Vittorio Cola.

GSMA nears agreement with Apple, Samsung et al on eSIM standard

The GSMA is closing in on an agreement that could see the mobile industry move collectively towards using a standardised embedded SIM (eSIM) as opposed to today's SIM cards.

Vodafone share price begins recovery after markets spooked by revenue restatement

Vodafone's stock price began to recover this morning (Monday), after falling 2 per cent by close of trading on Friday when the company announced changes to the way it reports revenue.

Lebanon targets nationwide 4G coverage in 2 years

Lebanon's telecommunications minister, Boutros Harb, targeted country-wide 4G deployment in two years as part of a new five-year plan for the telecoms market unveiled this week.

Vodafone UK picks MVNE Digitalk to support MVNO business

Digitalk, a mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE), said Vodafone UK will use its cloud-based platform to help improve the service it provides to mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) in future.

Vodafone partnership boosts Uros' global mobile Wi-Fi network service

Uros, a Finland-based provider of global mobile Wi-Fi internet services, opened the door to 11 new markets in Europe and Africa through a partnership with Vodafone Roaming Services, the voice and data roaming arm of the global mobile operator.

Mallinson: Germany's spectrum auction shows how monopoly power can be exploited- and hurt operators

Spectrum is too valuable to be given away. However; a more sophisticated array of operations obligations and commitments could encourage more capital to be invested in improving mobile networks and services, and making them cheaper, rather than simply siphoning off as much money as possible from operators in auction proceeds for governments to spend on other programmes outside telecommunications.

Huawei vows to put Europe in vanguard for new digital industrial era

Huawei firmly put its backing behind Europe this week by underlining its partnerships with operators, car manufacturers and others, and placing an emphasis on research and development to help Europe establish a leadership position in future technological developments in business and industry.

German spectrum auction bids near €3.5B

German regulator Bundesnetzagentur revealed that bids in the country's auction of frequencies for mobile network operators are nearing €3.5 billion ($3.9 billion billion) so far, easily beating the reserve price placed on the sale.