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Vodafone Group PLC (VOD.L)

VOD.L on London Stock Exchange

229.50GBp
20 Nov 2017
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Vodafone Group ‍says on 15 Nov 2017 concluded non-discretionary share buy-back programme
Thursday, 16 Nov 2017 07:57am EST 

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Vodafone Group Plc :‍On 15 november 2017 it concluded non-discretionary share buy-back programme that it announced on 25 august 2017​.  Full Article

Vvodafone India, Idea Cellular to sell standalone tower businesses in India to ATC Telecom Infrastructure
Monday, 13 Nov 2017 02:00am EST 

Nov 13 (Reuters) - VODAFONE GROUP PLC ::‍VODAFONE INDIA & IDEA - SALE OF STANDALONE TOWERS​.‍VODAFONE INDIA, IDEA CELLULAR TO SELL STANDALONE TOWER BUSINESSES IN INDIA TO ATC TELECOM INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ENTERPRISE VALUE OF INR78.5 BILLION​.‍IDEA WILL SELL ITS ENTIRE STAKE IN ICISL AND VODAFONE INDIA WILL SELL A BUSINESS UNDERTAKING TO ATC TIPL​.  Full Article

NOS and Vodafone to share fibre network in Portugal
Monday, 2 Oct 2017 02:45am EDT 

Oct 2 (Reuters) - NOS SGPS SA ::SAID ON FRIDAY REACHED AGREEMENT WITH VODAFONE PORTUGAL TO DEVELOP AND SHARE INFRASTRUCTURE NATIONWIDE FROM THE BEGINNING OF 2018.AGREEMENT COVERS RECIPROCAL SHARING OF DARK FIBRE IN ABOUT 2.6 MILLION HOMES EACH OPERATOR SHARING EQUIVALENT VALUE IN TERMS OF INVESTMENT .PARTNERSHIP ALSO APPLIES TO MOBILE INFRASTRUCTURE WITH MINIMUM OF 200 MOBILE TOWERS TO BE SHARED.  Full Article

Vodafone India says disappointed with TRAI's decision, considering options in response
Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 01:03am EDT 

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Vodafone India Ltd ::Disappointed with TRAI's decision and now considering our options in response to it.Says "this is yet another retrograde regulatory measure that will significantly benefit the new entrant alone".TRAI decision will have serious consequences for investment in rural coverage, undermining government's vision of digital India.  Full Article

Vodafone Group raises 14.85 bln rand from Vodacom stake sale
Wednesday, 6 Sep 2017 02:00am EDT 

Sept 6 (Reuters) - VODAFONE GROUP PLC ::RESULT OF PLACING OF ORDINARY SHARES IN VODACOM​.‍HAS SOLD AN AGGREGATE OF 90 MILLION ORDINARY SHARES IN VODACOM AT A PRICE OF ZAR 165PER SHARE, RAISING GROSS PROCEEDS OF ZAR 14,850 MILLION​.FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF PLACING, WILL INDIRECTLY OWN ABOUT 64.5 PCT OF VODACOM'S ORDINARY SHARE CAPITAL​.  Full Article

Vodafone to place about 90 million ordinary shares in Vodacom
Tuesday, 5 Sep 2017 11:32am EDT 

Sept 5 (Reuters) - Block Trade - Vodafone Group Plc ::PROPOSED PLACING OF APPROXIMATELY 90 MILLION ORDINARY SHARES IN VODACOM.PLACING SHARES REPRESENT 5.2% OF VODACOM'S ORDINARY SHARE CAPITAL.EXPECTED THAT VODACOM'S FREE FLOAT WOULD DECLINE TO APPROXIMATELY 18%.NUMBER OF PLACING SHARES, PRICE, TO BE AGREED BY JOINT BOOKRUNNERS AND VODAFONE AT CLOSE OF ABB PROCESS, WHICH IS TO START IMMEDIATELY.  Full Article

Vodafone says to commence new share buyback programme
Friday, 25 Aug 2017 02:00am EDT 

Aug 25 (Reuters) - VODAFONE GROUP PLC ::MANDATORY CONVERTIBLE BOND & ASSOC'D SHARE BUYBACK.MATURING MANDATORY CONVERTIBLE BOND AND ASSOCIATED SHARE BUYBACK PROGRAMME.TO COMMENCE A NEW IRREVOCABLE AND NON-DISCRETIONARY SHARE BUY-BACK PROGRAMME.PURPOSE OF PROGRAMME IS TO REDUCE ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL OF VODAFONE AND TO AVOID ANY CHANGE IN ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL ON MATURING OF FIRST TRANCHE OF MCB.PROGRAMME WILL BE FINANCED OUT OF PROCEEDS FROM VODAFONE'S VERIZON LOAN NOTES.  Full Article

Dixons Carphone: customers holding onto handsets for 4-5 months longer
Thursday, 24 Aug 2017 03:18am EDT 

Aug 24 (Reuters) - Dixons Carphone :Ceo says overall 'very comfortable with trading' but uk postpay market more difficult.Ceo says customers holding onto handsets for 4-5 months longer than previously.Cfo says new handset demand is still there and market will come back.Ceo says we are accelerating as much as possible sensible cost-cutting actions.Ceo says large part of apple base rejected iphone 7, so cohort of owners ready for upgrade.Ceo says expects iphone 8 demand to be stronger than iphone 7.Ceo says post-pay contracts still most cost effective way of upgrading for most customers.Ceo says critical to continue to invest in scale, retain leading market position.Ceo says 'not betting farm' on iphone 8.Ceo doesn't see samsung note 8 causing huge amount of market disruption.Ceo says iphone 8 take-up will be inline with iphone 6s, but not as good as 6.  Full Article

Vodafone Group PLC files for potential mixed shelf, size not disclosed - SEC filing‍​
Monday, 31 Jul 2017 03:23pm EDT 

July 31 (Reuters) - Vodafone Group Plc : :Vodafone Group PLC files for potential mixed shelf, size not disclosed - SEC filing‍​.  Full Article

Vodafone to redeem $1 bln 1.25 pct notes due September
Thursday, 13 Jul 2017 09:35am EDT 

July 13 (Reuters) - Vodafone Group Plc :Notice of full redemption of $1,000,000,000 1.25 pct notes due September 2017.  Full Article

BRIEF-Vodafone Group ‍says on 15 Nov 2017 concluded non-discretionary share buy-back programme

* ‍On 15 november 2017 it concluded non-discretionary share buy-back programme that it announced on 25 august 2017​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com)