Profile: Vodafone Group PLC (VOD.O)
23 Feb 2017
Vodafone Group Plc (Vodafone), incorporated on July 17, 1984, is a telecommunications company. The Company's business is organized into two geographic regions: Europe, and Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific (AMAP). Its segments include Europe and AMAP. Its Europe segment includes geographic regions, such as Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain and Other Europe. The Other Europe includes the Netherlands, Portugal, Greece, Hungary and Romania, among others. Its AMAP segment includes India, South Africa, Tanzania, Mozambique, Lesotho, Africa, Turkey, Australia, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, New Zealand and Qatar, among others. The Company provides a range of services, including voice, messaging and data across mobile and fixed networks.
The Company acquires spectrum and licenses to use radio frequencies that deliver mobile services. Its fixed capabilities include cable, fiber and copper networks to enable television, broadband and voice services. The Company's information technology (IT) estate provides its data centers, customer relationship capability, customer billing services and online resources. Vodafone Global Enterprise (VGE) serves the Company's multi-national customers. The Company has a customer base comprising individuals, domestic businesses of all sizes, multinationals and public sector departments, with a range of communications needs. The Company reaches its customers through direct sales teams, indirect partners, and telesales channels.
The Company provides a range of mobile services to its customers, enabling them to call, text, access the Internet, stream music and watch videos. It provides a range of communication services, including mobile, video content, cloud and hosting, and Internet of Things offerings. It provides these services through its network of approximately 300,000 base station sites. Vodafone provides a range of fixed services in its markets, including voice, broadband and television services to consumers and a range of services to its enterprise customers, including cloud and hosting and Internet Protocol-Virtual Private Network (IP-VPN). It is also engaged in the carrier services business. The Company's M-Pesa, a money transfer service, supports a network of approximately 261,000 agents in over 10 countries. Its fourth generation (4G) roaming network reaches over 90 countries. Its subsidiaries include Vodafone GmbH, Vodafone Limited, Vodafone Marketing UK, Quickcomm Pty Limited, Vodafone Espana, S.A.U., CWGNL S.A. and Vodafone Albania Sh.A, among others.
Vodafone Group PLC
Vodafone House, The Connection
NEWBURY RG14 2FN
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