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Rumour mill: Is Vodafone about to enter Brazil?

While Vodafone executives recently downplayed any expansion of the company's footprint, rumours suggest that it has hired an investment bank to study the possibility of buying a stake in TIM

Week in Research: UAE's 2 telecoms make odd bedfellows; BT among top 3 EMEA business VoIP providers

Telecom in a two-horse town: The United Arab Emirates has one of the most advanced markets in the Middle East, yet a restrictive environment means the country has only two operators--Etisalat and

Telecom Italia, labor unions hammer out workforce reduction agreement

Telecom Italia (NYSE: TI) and its labor union work force have worked out a truce to help Italy's incumbent service provider tighten up its ship by agreeing to lay off 3,900 workers. This latest

Vodafone opens Torch registration

Vodafone will be one of the first carriers outside the US to carry RIM’s new BlackBerry Torch device, the vendor’s first touchscreen unit to feature a slide out qwerty keyboard.

Vodafone inks Kindle 3G deal; signs TalkTalk as MVNO

Vodafone UK has announced that it will be providing the 3G connectivity for Amazon's revamped Kindle e-reader. The company said that the 3G connection would be enabled by Amazon's Whispernet

Smartphone data growth worries Vodafone CTO

While Vodafone's second quarter results have been lightly praised as an indication of recovery, the small increase in European services revenues was significantly helped by a 23 per cent rise in data

Vodafone divestitures, including Verizon Wireless, should be pursued at sensible prices

Activist shareholders threaten making a bad situation worse at Vodafone. Under CEO Vittorio Colao's leadership since July 2008, Vodafone is pursuing a radically different strategy to the

Vodafone board weathers shareholder storm

Vodafone's board has been re-elected despite resistance from disgruntled shareholder the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP).   But shareholders used the company's re

Carriers team up in apps battle

Two operator-backed software groups have joined forces in an effort to give carriers more heft in competing with Apple and Google apps.   The Wholesale Applications Com

Vodafone reverses 360 strategy

One of the biggest dilemmas facing operators, as they seek to keep their brands foremost in users' minds despite the sparkle of Android and Apple, is where they can best achieve this.