Dutch VodafoneZiggo loses 100,000 broadband customers
VodafoneZiggo is struggling in the consumer segment of the broadband market and lost about 100,000 customers last year. However, the telecom operator did record a slight increase in revenue in 2023 to a total of €1.2 billion.
VodafoneZiggo indicated in a note to its 2023 annual figures that th... Read more
Vodafone signs 10-year contract with Microsoft for AI, cloud services
Telecom operator Vodafone and Microsoft have announced a 10-year partnership. The two parties will collaborate on various AI solutions to support customer service, digital payment solutions and IoT applications.
The activities of the 10-year partnership between Vodafone and Microsoft will focus ... Read more
‘Vodafone & CK Hutchison to announce a £15 billion UK mobile merge’
Telecom providers Vodafone and CK Hutchison are said to be planning a £15 billion mobile merger in the UK. The deal would signify an unprecedented level of mobile market consolidation in the United Kingdom.
This week the Financial Times reported that UK mobile giant Vodafone and CK Hutchinson, ... Read more
European carriers form joint venture for ads based on digital IDs
Europe's largest telcos want to take the next step in commercializing digital identities. Four of Europe's largest telecommunications giants have filed a joint venture (JV) proposal with the European Commission.
Germany’s Deutsche Telekom, France’s Orange, Spain’s Telefónica and the UK’... Read more
Hacked reseller may have caused data breach at Vodafone Italy
One of the telco's partners suffered a cyberattack, endangering the organization's data.
Vodafone Italia has warned customers of a possible data breach that may compromise their personal data. The notice was issued after the company confirmed a cyberattack on one of its resellers.
FourB, an ... Read more
Altice and Vodafone to construct €7 billion fibre network in Germany
Vodafone and Altice want to construct a €7 billion optical fibre network in Germany. The partners are stepping up the competition with Deutsche Telekom, one of Germany's biggest optical fibre providers.
As part of the plan, Vodafone and Altice will found a new company dubbed FibreCo. The plan... Read more
UK delays deadline for telcos to remove Huawei from network cores
Britain delayed the deadline for removing Huawei equipment and services from critical network activities from January 2023 to December 2023. The government made the decision after consulting with telecom providers and operators.
The government stated that the goal of removing all Huawei equipmen... Read more
Vodafone UK in merger talks with Hutchinson
A merger of the two companies would give them the largest network in the UK.
Vodafone is in talks with CK Hutchison about merging their businesses in Britain, according to a report in Reuters. The merger would create a market-leading mobile network that could accelerate the deployment of 5G serv... Read more
IBM, Vodafone and GSMA collaborate on post-quantum cryptography
Telecom industry association GSMA launched a collaboration with IBM and Vodafone to integrate post-quantum encryption into the telecom industry.
The trio will become part of the GSMA Post-Quantum Telco Network Taskforce. The partners aim to develop policies, guidelines and workflows for post-qua... Read more