Rogers joins Vodafone Partner Market group

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Rogers and Vodafone today announced that the two companies have joined forces under a new Partner Market agreement that will see them not only offer customers a range of products and services but also explore new business opportunities together. The Vodafone Partner Market network is a group of more than 30 telecommunications companies that operate in nearly 50 countries. Together […]

Three foreign carriers interested in Canada’s 700MHz spectrum auction

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Verizon recently ruled out expanding to Canada but not before it stirred up the rumour mill over the summer. The move was taken seriously and Canada’s incumbent carriers (Bell, Rogers, and TELUS) launched a massive PR campaign to block the entry of foreign carriers with the rules that the Canadian government has laid down for its upcoming 700MHz spectrum auction. […]

Official: Verizon acquires Vodafone’s 45% stake in Verizon Wireless

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As reported yesterday, the deal between Verizon Communications and Vodafone Group Plc was all but official, requiring only board approvals. Verizon today announced that both boards of directors had unanimously approved the transaction whereby Verizon Communications will acquire Vodafone’s 45% stake in Verizon Wireless for about US$130 billion. Lowell McAdam, Verizon chairman and CEO, said: “Over the past 13 years, […]

Verizon to buy out Vodafone stake for US$130 billion

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The third largest U.S. corporate deal in history may be only be a company board approval away. Verizon Communications and Vodafone could announce as early as Monday morning that they have come to terms over a US$130 billion deal taht would see Verizon buy out Vodafone’s 45% share in Verizon Wireless to take complete control of the U.S. carrier. While […]

Vodafone accidentally reveals HTC Desire C

Vodafone Portugal has accidentally revealed the upomcing HTC Desire C. The unannounced smartphone appears in its May catalog with press shots and specifications. Codenamed Golf during development, the leaked specifications indicate that it will be an entry-level Android 4.0 smartphone. The Vodafone catalog reveals the following specifications: Processor: 600MHz single-core Operating system: Google Android 4.0 with HTC Sense 4.0 Cellular […]