All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Vodafone’

Netflix Said To Be In Talks With Vodafone

Netflix might be on the verge of expanding its services to yet another customer base. AdAge is reporting that the company is in talks with Vodafone to offer its subscribers access to its streaming service. This one sounds interesting, because the report, which cites three people familiar with the discussions, says it would actually give customers free access to Netflix …

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Vodafone Sells Verizon Shares For $130 Billion

British telecom Vodafone Group this week announced that it has agreed to sell its shares in Verizon Wireless to Verizon for $130 billion. The company currently owns a 45% stake in Verizon, one of the largest mobile carriers in the U.S. According to Vodafone, $58.9 billion of the transaction will be paid for by Verizon in cash, with $60.2 billion …

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Vodafone To Buy German Cable Giant Kabel Deutschland In $10 Billion Deal

Vodafone is buying German cable company Kabel Deutschland for about $10.1 billion dollars. The company announced its takeover plans today, which include Vodafone acquiring all shares of Kabel Deutschland Holding AG by way of a voluntary public takeover offer. Earlier this month, Vodafone confirmed its preliminary approach to the cable company. “Kabel Deutschland has evolved into one of the most …

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Samsung Galaxy S III Upgrades To Jelly Bean On Vodafone

The Samsung Galaxy S III is one of the best, and most popular, Android phones on the market. The only downside at this point is that there’s still too many people stuck on Ice Cream Sandwich. Carriers are slowly beginning to upgrade users to Jelly Bean, but the UK is moving much faster in this regard than the US. Speaking …

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Vodafone Acquires Cable & Wireless In $1.6 Billion Deal

Vodafone, one of the largest wireless carriers in Europe, has offered to buy UK-based telecommunications provider Cable & Wireless Worldwide for £1.044 billion ($1.67 billion). The deal will allow Vodafone to expand well beyond its current wireless offerings and become one of the largest telecommunications companies in Europe. According to Vodafone’s statement, issued this morning, Vodafone will pay Cable & …

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Complaint About Siri In Britain Rejected

Britain’s Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has struck down a complaint about Siri, the personal assistant software on the iPhone 4S. The frustrated iPhone owner complained that Siri was not able to direct him to businesses in his area, despite advertising that, he said, suggested it would. The ad in question was for Britain’s Vodafone mobile carrier, and focused on some …

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Yoda Vodafone Ad Taps Jedi Power

Vodafone has a new ad for its “Red Box” service, featuring a Windows Phone and Yoda from that movie about that guy with the 70’s haircut in a galaxy far, far away. It’s been out for at least a few days, but given the Internet’s love for Star Wars, I’m surprised it hasn’t gotten more exposure than it has by …

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