Vodafone Group PLC (VOD.L)
19 Sep 2014
|Market Cap (Mil.):||£54,232.40|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||26,500.07|
Sept 19 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
LONDON, Sept 17 (IFR) - EE, Vodafone and other network operators have made contact with Phones 4U's administrators about buying part of the business, as has the UK mobile retailer's principal competitor Dixons Carphone.
PARIS/MADRID - Orange has offered buy Spanish telecoms operator Jazztel for around 3.4 billion euros (4.40 billion US dollar), a deal that could help the French company jump ahead of rival Vodafone in the country's mobile market. | Video
ATHENS - Greece has received three bids for the sale of mobile phone frequencies aimed at upgrading telecom services in the country, the telecoms regulator said on Tuesday,
ATHENS, Sept 16 - Greece has received three bids for the sale of mobile phone frequencies aimed at upgrading telecom services in the country, the telecoms regulator said on Tuesday,
PARIS/MADRID - France's Orange SA said on Monday it reached a deal to buy Spanish fixed line telecommunications operator Jazztel Plc in an effort to bolster its mobile operation the country and better compete with rivals Telefonica and Vodafone.
* Deal financed by hybrid bond, capital increase (Adds confirmation, details)
- British mobile phone retailer Phones 4u [PHONE.UL] entered administration, a form of creditor protection, on Monday after the country's biggest mobile operator EE joined Vodafone in not renewing its network agreement.
* Move follows Phones 4u loss of EE and Vodafone contracts
LONDON, Sept 15 (IFR) - Virgin Media is looking to refinance more of its high-yield bonds this year, according to banking sources, although market volatility and Vodafone's overture to Liberty Global last week could have thrown off the deal's timing.