Vodafone to buy Spain’s Ono – Reuters

By Reuters News — 2 years ago

Britain’s Vodafone has agreed to buy Spanish cable operator Ono for 7.2 billion euros ($10.03 billion), writes Reuters. The purchase of private equity-backed Ono will be Vodafone’s third European fixed-broadband acquisition in two years as the company seeks to improve its networks and shore up its European businesses after the $130 billion sale of its U.S. arm.


SingTel Pays $321M For Amobee

By Staff Report — 4 years ago

Singapore Telecommunications Ltd., or SingTel, said Monday that it would pay $321 million to acquire Amobee Inc., a Redwood City, Calif.-based developer of mobile advertising technology. Amobee has raised venture financing from investors including Cisco Systems, Motorola, Telefonica, Vodafone, Accel Partners, Globespan Capital Partners and Sequoia Capital. SingTel is 55% owned by Singapore sovereign investor […]


Vodafone Opens Silicon Valley Startup Accelerator

By Mark Boslet — 4 years ago

Everyone these days seems to be getting into the startup accelerator business. Why not an international mobile phone giant? Why not, indeed. Vodafone on Thursday become the latest institution to open a Silicon Valley accelerator with the aim of sparking innovation, and, according to a press release set for distribution, providing “potential financial assistance.” In […]


Vodafone May Sell Its 25% In Polish Mobile Operator

By Eamon — 5 years ago

(Reuters) – British telecom Vodafone (VOD.L: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) may sell its 25 percent stake in Polish mobile operator Polkomtel, which could spur the sale of Polkomtel shares by its Polish owners, PKN’s (PKNA.WA: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) deputy CEO said on Thursday. Asked if Vodafone would sell its stake in Polkomtel, […]