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Vodafone Group PLC (VOD.OQ)

VOD.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

18.26USD
15 Feb 2019
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$0.32 (+1.78%)
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Vodafone 'pauses' Huawei deployment in core network
Friday, 25 Jan 2019 

Jan 25 (Reuters) - Vodafone ::CEO SAID MAKING GOOD PROGRESS ON CHURN BUT STILL MORE TO BE DONE.CEO SAYS WILL BE ABLE TO EXPLORE MONETISATION OF TELEFONICA UK TOWERS JV IN ABOUT SIX MONTHS.CEO SAYS PLANNING FOR BREXIT, BUT BREXIT WILL NOT HAVE A MATERIAL IMPACT ON THE COMPANY.CEO SAYS DIVERSITY OF TELECOM EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS IS IMPORTANT, AND HUAWEI HAS A ROLE TO PLAY IN THAT.CEO SAYS HAS 'PAUSED' HUAWEI DEPLOYMENT IN ITS CORE WHILE POLITICIANS, HUAWEI WORK THROUGH ISSUES.CFO SEEING GOOD PERFORMANCE ON MOBILE AND FIXED CHURN IN EUROPE, EXPECT TO SEE BENEFITS IN NUMBERS AS ENTER NEXT FINANCIAL YEAR.CEO SAYS HAS 'PAUSED' FURTHER DEPLOYMENT IN THE CORE, CONTINUING DEPLOYMENT IN RADIO INSTALLATION.  Full Article

Ofcom Sets Annual Licence Fees For Mobile Operators For 900, 1800 MHz Spectrum
Monday, 17 Dec 2018 

Dec 17 (Reuters) - UK's Ofcom::SET ANNUAL LICENCE FEES THAT MOBILE OPERATORS WILL PAY FOR 900 AND 1800 MHZ SPECTRUM, FROM 31 JANUARY 2019.CONSULTING ON LEVEL OF ANNUAL LICENCE FEES THAT SHOULD APPLY FOR 40 MHZ OF SPECTRUM IN 3.4 GHZ BAND, AND 80 MHZ IN 3.6 GHZ BAND.ANNUAL LICENCE FEES WILL BE £1.093M PER MHZ OF 900 MHZ SPECTRUM & £0.805M PER MHZ OF 1800 MHZ SPECTRUM.CONSULTING ON LEVEL OF ANNUAL LICENCE FEES THAT SHOULD APPLY FOR SOME LICENSES TO UK BROADBAND, WHICH IS OWNED BY HUTCHISON 3G UK LIMITED.PROPOSED THAT FEES FOR BOTH 3.4 GHZ AND 3.6 GHZ SPECTRUM WOULD BE £0.358M PER MHZ.PROPOSE TO APPLY FEES FOR 3.4 GHZ SPECTRUM AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, PHASE-IN INCREASE IN FEES FOR 3.6 GHZ SPECTRUM OVER PERIOD TO MID-2020.  Full Article

Vodafone CEO says sees strategic importance of owning towers
Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018 

Nov 13 (Reuters) - Vodafone Group PLC ::CEO NICK READ SAYS STILL SEE IMPORTANCE OF STRATEGIC CONTROL OF TOWER ASSETS.CFO SAYS GROWTH IN EBITDA WILL BE MAIN DRIVER OF DEBT REDUCTION.CEO NICK READ SAYS WILL LOOK AT DRIVING BETTER UTLILISATION OF ALL VODAFONE ASSETS.CEO NICK READ SAYS WILL SLIM DOWN NUMBER OF INITIATIVES.CEO NICK READ SAYS WILL BE OPEN TO ASSET SHARING IN MOBILE, BUT NOT TARGETING VALUE PLAYER PARTNERSHIPS.UP 7 PERCENT AFTER H1.  Full Article

German Cartel Office Says Asked EU To Refer Vodafone-Liberty Case To German Regulator
Thursday, 8 Nov 2018 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Vodafone Group PLC ::GERMAN FEDERAL CARTEL OFFICE SAYS HAS ASKED EU TO REFER VODAFONE-LIBERTY CASE TO GERMAN REGULATOR.  Full Article

Vodafone UK And Call Centre Specialist Resq Have Announced A Two-Year Contract
Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018 

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Vodafone Group PLC ::VODAFONE UK AND CALL CENTRE SPECIALIST RESQ HAVE ANNOUNCED A TWO-YEAR CONTRACT.  Full Article

UK's Ofcom Says Opens Investigation Into Vodafone And EE, Relating To Mobile Coverage Claims
Tuesday, 2 Oct 2018 

Oct 2 (Reuters) - :UK'S OFCOM SAYS OPENS INVESTIGATION INTO VODAFONE AND EE, RELATING TO MOBILE COVERAGE CLAIMS.  Full Article

Masmovil And Vodafone To Share Fiber-To-The-Home Network For Up To 1.9 Mln Building Units
Thursday, 6 Sep 2018 

Sept 6 (Reuters) - Masmovil Ibercom SA ::MASMOVIL AND VODAFONE AGREE TO SHARE UP TO 1.9 MILLION BUILDING UNITS (BU'S) IN FIBER-TO-THE-HOME (FTTH) NETWORK.MASMOVIL AND VODAFONE WILL PROVIDE LONG TERM RIGHTS OF USE (34 YEARS) FOR EACH OTHER´S FTTH FOOTPRINT MENTIONED.SHARING AGREEMENT IS STRUCTURED IN THREE PHASES TO BE COMPLETED DURING FOUR YEARS, IN WHICH EACH PARTY CAN BUY FROM THE OTHER UP TO 942K BU´S.THE INITIAL PHASE, UNTIL THE END OF 2019, INVOLVES AROUND 1.1 MILLION BUILDING UNITS.TO EXCEED ITS 2018 FTTH OWN NETWORK TARGET OF 5.1 MILLION BU´S TO MORE THAN 5.4 MILLION BU´S.  Full Article

India's NCLT Approves Idea Cellular Merger With Vodafone - CNBC TV18, Citing Sources
Thursday, 30 Aug 2018 

Aug 30 (Reuters) - :INDIA'S NCLT APPROVES IDEA CELLULAR LTD MERGER WITH VODAFONE - CNBC TV18, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

TPG Telecom Confirms Exploratory Talks With Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty
Wednesday, 22 Aug 2018 

Aug 22 (Reuters) - Tpg Telecom Ltd ::CONFIRMS THAT IT HAS ENGAGED IN EXPLORATORY DISCUSSIONS WITH VODAFONE HUTCHISON AUSTRALIA PTY LTD (VHA).NO CERTAINTY THAT ANY TRANSACTION WILL EVENTUATE OR WHAT TERMS OF A TRANSACTION WOULD BE.TALKS REGARDING A POTENTIAL "MERGER OF EQUALS" OF TWO COMPANIES.  Full Article

Vodafone Hutchison Australia Confirms It's In Discussions With TPG Telecom Over Potential Merger
Wednesday, 22 Aug 2018 

Aug 22 (Reuters) - Vodafone Hutchison Australia::CONFIRMS IT STARTED DISCUSSIONS WITH TPG TELECOM IN RELATION TO A POTENTIAL COMBINATION.AT THIS STAGE, THESE ARE EXPLORATORY NON-BINDING DISCUSSIONS, THERE IS NO COMMITMENT FROM VHA OR ITS SHAREHOLDERS.  Full Article

UPDATE 2-FTSE 100 ends lower for fourth session, Vodafone hits 8 1/2 year low

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