“BT have done a fantastic job in the last five years,” a telecoms industry executive said about the group which was still on its knees in 2008 and 2009 with two major profit warnings

BT’s move to buy mobile operator EE is expected to put the former state-owned telecoms giant back in pole position as fixed line and mobile services c(...)

Vodafone, the world’s second-largest wireless carrier, agreed to buy Spanish cable operator Ono in a €7.2 billion deal to boost TV and broadband offerings. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Vodafone is a telecoms giant on track to realise its ambition of becoming a broadband and television platform provider. Soon there will be litt(...)

 Vodafone has agreed to buy Spain’s largest cable operator Ono for €7.2 billion. Photo: Bloomberg

Vodafone has agreed to buy Spain’s largest cable operator Ono for €7.2 billion, in the latest move by the British group to rebuild its European(...)

British telecoms group Vodafone has reached a preliminary deal to buy Spanish cable group Ono after raising its initial bid for the company, tw(...)

Hans Vestberg, chief executive officer of Ericsson, speaks during a news conference at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Photograph: Angel Navarette/Bloomberg

As phone carriers curb spending on network equipment, the world’s largest maker of such hardware is accelerating a push to get more revenue fro(...)

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook, speaks during a keynote session on the opening day of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg took a victory lap at the world’s largest mobile technology conference in Barcelona today, after beating out Goo(...)

Vodafone Group said it was confident its revenue would start to improve due to the take up of faster 4G services and cost cuts. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Vodafone Ireland said its contract mobile customer base rose by more than 12 per cent and the number of smartphone users on its network continued to r(...)

Rating agency Moody’s said it expected Vodafone to have a fifth year of revenue decline in 2014. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA

Vodafone will spend £7 billion – more than expected and earlier than expected – to increase the speed and coverage of its networks and reverse a recor(...)

Vodafone will spend £7 billion under Project Spring, which includes plans to roll-out its 4G networks to ensure 90 per cent coverage in its five main European markets, including Ireland, by 2017. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Vodafone Ireland gained over 27,300 customers in the third quarter of this year and increased its contract base by 10.6 per cent on the same period in(...)

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