seemingly all that unique about it, except that it is the home to a global telecommunications leviathan. I'm talking about Vodafone Group plc (NASDAQ: VOD ), a company with 434 million customers spanning 27 different countries around the world . The Group is
Competition is increasing globally, which is driving down ARPU. Attempts to increase ARPU by moving customers to higher-priced 4G plans are progressing slowly, with only 4.7 million 4G subscribers.Vodafone could overpay for more acquisitions like Kabel Deutschland and Ono.The Indian government is a
removed from Rating Watch Positive and the Outlook on the Long-term IDR is Stable. The upgrade follows the completion of the acquisition by Vodafone Group Plc (BBB+/Stable) and reflects the application of Fitch's parent subsidiary linkage
was released by the rating agency) LONDON, August 06 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has downgraded UK-based telecom group Vodafone Group Plc 's Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'BBB+' from 'A-'. Fitch has also removed Vodafone from Rating Watch
news reports. The bonds are being issued to finance a buyout of the remaining 45% stake in its wireless operations from Vodafone Group PLC VOD -0.02% . The debt is likely to be issued in eight varieties: fixed- and floating-rate debt maturing in three
Aug 29 (Reuters) - Vodafone Group PLC confirmed on Thursday it was in talks with Verizon Communications Inc to sell its stake in Verizon Wireless, the number one U.S. mobile carrier, in what could be...
AG represented 1.09% of Franklin Income Fund total net assets. Holdings subject to change. 2. As of 9/30/12, Vodafone Group PLC represented 0.62% of Franklin Income Fund total net assets. Holdings subject to change. 3. As of 9/30/12, Royal
of a controlling interest in Hutchison Whampoa Ltd.’s Indian operations by the Dutch subsidiary of U.K.-based Vodafone Group PLC in 2007. In addition to seeking a tax bill of around $2.2 billion on the $11 billion deal, India demanded penalties
Detractors from performance included Tesco plc, Carnival Cruise Lines, Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Novartis AG and Vodafone Group plc . Given the strength of markets during the quarter, only a handful of stocks were in negative absolute territory. Tesco
We will be reducing our coverage level of Vodafone within the next few weeks so that we may focus our efforts on other companies.