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Vodafone cuts jobs to become more customer focused

Vodafone UK is stripping out 375 mainly back office personnel in an attempt to put the emphasis on better understanding what customers need. The job losses are scheduled to take place in the next two

Sales forecast slashed for Google's Nexus One- 70% down

Launched with huge pizazz last year, Google's entry into the handset market is turning sour as shipments fail to reach expectations after the company had promised to reshape consumers' smartphone

Kabel Deutschland plans $1 billion IPO

Germany's largest cable TV group, Kabel Deutschland hopes to raise $1 billion through an initial public offering of 45 million shares. Kabel, which serves more than 9 million subscribers in 13 of

Vodafone pulls trigger on layoffs

Vodafone has tried to play down the impact of cutting 375 jobs at its UK headquarters by stating the losses would be somewhat offset by new recruits.   The company

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Vodafone will supply telecoms management to Deutsche Pos

Rumour mill: Are Vodafone and O2 stalking 3UK?

The merger of Orange UK and T-Mobile UK--approved by the EU earlier this week--has provoked analysts into speculating what action Vodafone and O2 might take given they both now face a much larger

Nexus One set for April launch in UK

Google seems to have pulled rank on Vodafone over when to launch its Nexus One in the UK, insisting the unit should launch in April rather than March.   Vodafone w

O2 chases iPhone market with price cuts

Having gained hugely from its exclusive rights to sell the iPhone in the UK, O2 has responded to growing competition from Vodafone, Orange and Tesco Mobile with the launch of a new SIM-only contract.

Handset vendors and operators stalk satnav firms

Following the success of the free satnav services on offer from Nokia and Google, insiders claim that some of the leading handset manufacturers and mobile operators are looking to acquire the

Vodafone Spain tests HSPA as DSL competitor

Operators have always looked to the relatively low cost of wireless to address underserved broadband communities, but for cellcos, that has meant investing in an additional technology such as