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Vodafone Group PLC (VOD.OQ)

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Sky Network Television Sky and Vodafone says assessing commission's reasons for decision
Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017 11:48pm EDT 

Sky Network Television Ltd : Sky and vodafone are now assessing commission's reasons for decision .New zealand commerce commission released reasons for decision not to clear proposed merger of sky network television and vodafone new zealand.  Full Article

Trilogy International says 2degrees to enter joint proposal to enhance broadband services in New Zealand rural communities
Monday, 3 Apr 2017 05:35pm EDT 

Trilogy International Partners Inc - : New Zealand unit, 2degrees, filed joint proposal with Vodafone, Spark for broadband, mobile services in rural New Zealand .If successful, bid would see Vodafone,Spark, 2degrees make capital contribution of NZ$75 million to establish infrastructure.  Full Article

Teamtalk says Vodafone NZ to acquire 70% stake in Farmside
Thursday, 23 Mar 2017 04:49pm EDT 

Teamtalk Ltd :Vodafone NZ to acquire 70% stake in Farmside for $10million.  Full Article

Sky Network Television, Vodafone to appeal against NZ Commerce Commission's decision
Tuesday, 21 Mar 2017 05:21pm EDT 

Sky Network Television Ltd : Appeal of Commerce Commission decision declining clearance . Sky Network Television Limited (SKY) and Vodafone are today filing appeals in high court . Filing against New Zealand Commerce Commission's decision not to clear two co's proposed merger of their operating businesses in New Zealand .Are filing appeals for an appeal in order to preserve their rights while they wait for release of commission's reasons for its decision.  Full Article

Idea Cellular board approves merger with Vodafone India
Monday, 20 Mar 2017 12:17am EDT 

Idea Cellular Ltd : Says board approved scheme of amalgamation of Vodafone India and its unit Vodafone Mobile Services Ltd with co . Entire business of VIL and VMSL, excluding VIL's investment in Indus Towers, international network assets and IT platforms, to vest in co . On amalgamation of VMSL becoming effective, co shall issue shares of co to VIL equal to 47 percent of post issue paid-up capital of co . Vodafone to own 45.1 percent of combined co after transferring about 4.9 percent to promoters of Idea and/or affiliates for INR 38.74 billion in cash . Promoters of Idea, Vodafone have right to nominate 3 directors each . Promoters of Idea have sole right to appoint chairman . Appointment of CEO, COO will require approval of both promoters of Idea and Vodafone . Vodafone has right to appoint CFO of company . Promoters of Idea have right to buy up to 9.5 percent additional stake from Vodafone under agreed mechanism with view of equalising shareholdings over time . Agreement contemplates completion of proposed amalgamation with a period of 24 months . Until equalisation is achieved, voting rights of additional shares held by Vodafone will be restricted and votes will be exercised jointly . Idea to contribute all of its assets including standalone towers with 15.4k tenancies and 11.15 percent stake in Indus Towers.  Full Article

Telefonica to grant Vodafone access to its optic fiber network
Thursday, 16 Mar 2017 06:06am EDT 

Telefonica SA : Telefonica and Vodafone sign a commercial agreement for wholesale access to optic fiber network .After the deal, Vodafone can immediately access Telefonica's optic fiber networks.  Full Article

Altice's Portuguese unit buys 25 percent stake in Sport TV
Friday, 24 Feb 2017 11:21am EST 

MEO, the Portuguese subsidiary of telecommunications firm Altice says in a statement: Buys 25 percent stake in Sport TV, which has 6 sports channels in Portugal. . Does not disclose amount paid. . To share ownership of Sport TV, in equal stakes, with NOS , Olivedesportos and Vodafone Portugal, a unit of Vodafone. (Reporting by Andrei Khalip) ((andrei.khalip@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

New Zealand commerce commission declines to clear Vodafone New Zealand, Sky Network Television deal
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017 02:00am EST 

Vodafone Group Plc :New Zealand commerce commission declines to clear proposed merger of Vodafone New Zealand and Sky Network Television.  Full Article

Vodafone says focusing on broadband in UK, TV is an option
Thursday, 2 Feb 2017 07:00am EST 

Vodafone : Ceo says thinking on uk not changed, reinforced by customer service improvements . Ceo says made a good beginning on convergent offer in uk, although numbers small . Ceo says no update on tax dispute in india, no link with idea cellular discussions . Ceo says does 'not necessarily' need to do some kind of joint venture or other deal in the uk . Ceo says in the uk focusing on pure broadband, not on tv . Ceo says focusing on building the base, tv remains an option . Ceo says see potential for fibre deals in germany, number of promising initiatives . Ceo says do not have any plan to move hq out of uk Further company coverage: [VOD.L] (Reporting By London Bureau) ((uk.online@reuters.com; +44 20 7542 7717;)).  Full Article

ProSiebenSat.1 and Vodafone sign comprehensive distribution agreement
Thursday, 2 Feb 2017 06:55am EST 

Prosiebensat 1 Media SE :Prosiebensat.1 and Vodafone sign comprehensive distribution agreement.  Full Article

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