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Vodafone extends vouchercloud to Germany

Vodafone Germany (VfD) flagged the start of a partnership with vouchercloud, the Group’s majority-owned mobile couponing service (Vodafonewatch, #102) — bringing the offering to a fifth European market.

From a VfD statement, the move appears set to see vouchercloud‘s service worked into a broader tie-up between the OpCo and Dortmund-based digital couponing solutions provider, acardo group, which claims to be able to provide mobile-based promotional offers for “over 900 points of acceptance” in Germany.

It indicated the companies will market vouchercloud via an application for Android and iOS devices from March 2013. In future, they also plan to incorporate it within a mobile wallet offering from VfD — a nod to Vodafone’s wider view of vouchercloud as an important piece of the jigsaw as it rolls out mobile-commerce services in more mature markets.

Retailers to have signed up to provide discounts via the VfD-vouchercloud service include supermarket chains Edeka and HIT. The OpCo claimed “many more” are in the pipeline, but provided little other detail on its launch plans.

Competitive challenges to vouchercloud are likely to include US online discount aggregator Groupon, which formed a partnership with Deutsche Telekom, targeting fixed-line and mobile customers across “multiple European countries”, in late-2011. Neither company has given a detailed update on rollout or adoption since.

Group Commercial takes lead on couponing

Vodafone’s relationship with Invitation Digital (IDL) — the UK vendor behind vouchercloud — has been running since at least May 2011, when investment arm Vodafone Ventures (VfV) bought 20.25% of the company for £1.5m (EUR1.8m).

Vodafone Sales & Services (VSS) — the Group entity that oversees delivery of services, hosting, and support to Vodafone OpCos — then acquired 57% of IDL, including VfV’s stake, in 2012. VfV is understood to have received around £5.3m for its share, indicating VSS paid around £26m for its entire holding — and possibly more, if factoring in a control premium.

Operationally, responsibility for Vodafone’s relationship with IDL sits within Group Commercial, where central mobile-commerce efforts are being driven. Paresh Modi, Group Head of Business Development for Consumer Services at Vodafone (and a Group Commercial executive), is Chairman of IDL; and José Ferreira, Senior Finance Manager of Group Commercial, sits on its board.

Headway, but early days

VfD’s adoption of vouchercloud is an encouraging sign that the offering is at least gaining buy-in from more influential OpCos, and not suffering the resistance many centrally led mobile services have seen in the past.

However, the jury still remains out on whether IDL can maintain the same level of innovation and progress under the Group’s wing as it did when independent — and avoid the fates of Wayfinder and Zyb, Vodafone’s last, ill-fated attempts at ‘buying in’ innovation for key strategic areas (Vodafonewatch, passim).

So far, Vodafone and IDL have extended the mobile couponing service to four European markets — Ireland, Malta, the Netherlands, and the UK. While they have revealed little regarding future plans, it seems likely that preparations are also being made in several other territories, possibly tied in with the Group’s prepaid mobile wallet partnership with Visa, which is scheduled to go live in at least some countries by end-March 2013 (Vodafonewatch, #100).

As well as European territories, Australia and New Zealand could be on the roadmap, with Vodafone Hutchison Australia one of two OpCos (alongside Vodafone Italy) to have already launched the Group’s SmartPass mobile wallet brand; and Vodafone New Zealand recently tying with rivals 2degrees and Telecom New Zealand on a Weve-style cross-network joint venture (Vodafonewatch, #101).

[Further reference: Deutsche Telekomwatch, #6; Vodafone steigt in den deutschen couponing markt ein — Vodafone, 28 January 2013.]
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About Vodafonewatch

Report: #110
Covering: January-February 2013
Published: February 2013
Next report: March 2013

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Vodafonewatch Report #110 contents

1 Executive brief

4 Q3 FY12-13

4 Management update
4 Group standing shrinks again as competitors up game
4 Stolid defence remains default
5 Figure 1. Vodafone Group, churn by country, Q3 FY12-13
5 US-Euro asset reshuffle again mooted
6 Figure 2. Vodafone Group, Region HY adj. operating profit trends, FY11-13 (£m)
6 Headline data: omnidirectional challenges
6 All dials going wrong way
6 Table 1. Vodafone Group, revenue summary, Q3 FY12-13
7 Figure 3. Vodafone Group, segment service revenue trends, FY09-13 (£m)
7 VfIt remains in retreat; Australia troubles worsen
7 Figure 4. Vodafone Group, main OpCo service revenue trends, FY08-13 (£m)
8 Figure 5. Vodafone average revenue-per-user by country, Q3 FY12-13 (EUR)
8 Guidance: maintained
9 Figure 6. Vodafone Group, per-employee service revenue & EBITDA comparison, FY11-12 (£’000)
9 Table 2. Vodafone guidance, FY12-13 and onwards
9 Reaction: relief
10 Figure 7. Vodafone Group, Region capex comparison, FY11-13 (£m)
12 Group
12 Finance
12 Table 3. Vodafone largest shareholders
12 Partner Markets
12 Vodafone splits with Caribbean partner Digicel
12 Growing rivalry between Vodafone and Digicel’s Pacific sister operation
12 Partner Markets again undermined by inability to retain larger partners
13 Society
13 Technology
13 Swap out with C&WC; hoover up micro-market specialists?
13 Partner Markets continues to hollow out
14 Vodafone looking to revive Libya links — report
14 DT, FT also on manoeuvres
14 North Africa: fork in the road
15 People
15 Table 4. People movement highlights
19 Operations
19 Accenture, HCL Axon to run planning consolidation
19 Suppliers
19 Table 5. Partner/supplier people movement highlights
20 Terminals
20 Table 6. Terminal highlights
21 Vodafone Enterprise Services
21 Investments and associates
21 VZW: Smartphone war fuels record adds
22 Windows Phone yet to make mark
22 VZW continues to incite European LTE-envy
24 Airtel in further India restructuring
24 VZW raises $2.1bn from unwanted 700MHz assets
24 Sale completes divestment of B-block licences
25 Airtel scraps fixed-line JV with ALU
25 VfIn tie-up next move?

26 Guest feature

26 Vodafone M2M Solutions
26 Vodafone M2M Solutions well placed, but market in flux
27 Success factors
27 1.) Moving beyond SIM cards and connectivity
28 Total Communications partner for complex M2M deployments
28 All-in-one solutions for less complicated M2M environments — but partner, build, or buy?
28 Enrich innovation around M2M — don’t mistake Partners for Suppliers
29 Melding technology and business acumen
29 2.) Delivering compelling propositions at the right price-point
29 End-to-end solutions for confused and concerned enterprise customers
30 Unified SIMs are important, but will operators lead… or be led?
30 Show the money, not intangible benefits
30 Privacy is a continuing barrier to M2M uptake
31 Pricing is the most complicated challenge
31 MNOs must eradicate unnecessary costs to make M2M successful
32 3.) Joining the dots with VGE and Total Communications
32 Elevation of M2M Solutions recognises value, but adds operational challenges
32 Mismatch between M2M and selling ‘seconds’ and ‘bytes’
33 4.) Capitalising on new opportunities linked to M2M
33 Big Data may be the key to unlock the full value of M2M
33 Total Communications another interesting area to watch
34 The future: challenge and opportunity

36 Northern & Central Europe Region

36 Figure 8. Vodafone Northern & Central Europe Region HY adj. operating profit trends, FY11-13 (£m)
36 Q3 FY12-13
36 Competitors keep larger OpCos on back foot
36 Table 7. Vodafone Northern & Central Europe Region, service revenue summary, Q3 FY12-13
37 Figure 9. Vodafone Northern & Central Europe Region HY capex trends, FY11-13 (£m)
37 OpCo grab workforce axe as Group pressures for more cuts
37 VfD under cosh, but little sign of fight-back
38 Figure 10. Vodafone Northern & Central Europe Region smartphone penetration by country, Q3 FY12-13
38 Table 8. Vodafone Northern & Central Europe Region, mobile customer numbers (‘000), 31 Dec 2012
39 Cable & Wireless Worldwide
39 Colao update reassures over state of C&WW
39 Commercial, customer care progress but supplier activity still back-stage
40 Table 9. C&WW integration and stabilisation effort — roadmap (main items)
42 Germany
42 VfD extends vouchercloud to Germany
42 Group Commercial takes lead on couponing
43 Headway, but early days
43 Sat.1 Gold joins Vodafone TV channel line-up…
44 …but Group TV ambitions continue to look sidelined
44 Ireland
44 Netshare Ireland JV taking shape
45 Equal billing
45 Table 10. Major, publicised Vodafone network-sharing initiatives, to early-2013
46 Netherlands
46 VfN boosts urban 3G following auction
46 KPN sharing deal still up in the air
46 Composite data software added to BICC
47 Romania
47 VfR becomes sixth OpCo to release LTE
47 Coverage edge over Orange
48 United Kingdom
48 2014 a likely turning point
48 Table 11. Romanian operator spectrum allocations, before and after September 2012 auction
48 Vodafone footprint continues slow-build
49 Table 12. Vodafone LTE plans/progress (where indicated, February 2013)
50 Weve adds VfUK customers, appoints Chief Executive

52 Southern Europe Region

52 Figure 11. Vodafone Southern Europe Region (and Germany) HY adj. operating profit trends, FY11-13 (£m)
52 Figure 12. Vodafone Southern Europe Region HY capex trends, FY11-13 (£m)
52 Q3 FY12-13
52 Incumbent squeeze adds pain in Club Med
52 Spain cutbacks
52 Table 13. Vodafone Southern Europe Region, service revenue summary, Q3 FY12-13
53 Figure 13. Vodafone Southern Europe Region, smartphone penetration by country, Q3 FY12-13
53 Group admits Fusión “successful”
53 Table 14. Vodafone Southern Europe Region, mobile customer numbers (‘000), 31 Dec 2012
54 Italy
54 No quick-fix
54 More fibre buyouts “on cards” — Fastweb linked
55 Malta
55 Portugal
55 Portugal, prepaid next for Group’s Red OTT response
55 Users pass two million
56 Spain
56 Clever, but passive

57 Africa, Middle East & Asia-Pacific Region

57 Figure 14. Vodafone Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific Region HY adj. operating profit trends, FY11-13 (£m)
57 Q3 FY12-13
57 “Value” drive continues as emerging markets lose fizz
58 Figure 15. Vodafone Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific Region HY capex trends, FY11-13 (£m)
58 Table 15. Vodafone Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific Region, service revenue summary, Q3 FY12-13
58 Oz bounce continues to elude
59 Figure 16. Vodacom, Vodafone India organic service revenue growth trends, FY11-13 (%)
59 Table 16. Vodafone Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific Region, mobile customer numbers (‘000), 31 Dec 2012
59 Commercial costs squeezed in India, South Africa; VHA economises on auction
60 Australia — Vodafone Hutchison Australia
60 Ghana
60 Australia — Vodafone Hutchison Australia
60 VHA criticised over Crazy John’s closure
60 More reputational damage, but needs must
61 India
61 VHA scraps per-MB pricing plans after backlash
61 Fiji
61 VfF nearing PNG management contract — report
61 No equity, yet
62 Kenya — Safaricom
62 CommProve wins network-monitoring tender
62 Safaricom LTE plans flagged again
64 New Zealand
64 Qatar
64 VfNZ starts DC-HSPA rollout
64 South Africa — Vodacom
64 Vodacom Wi-Fi alliance descends into exclusivity spat
65 South Africa — Vodacom
65 Out-of-court settlement mooted
65 Wi-Fi offload gaining currency at Vodacom
65 Another ‘partner-beware’ warning
66 Vodacom latest to make WPP switch
67 Tanzania — Vodacom
67 VdT runs LTE tests, but quiet on launch plans

68 Index

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Vodafonewatch Report #110 index

A

Ab Initio 46
Accenture 19, 27
Acer 20
Aditya Birla Group
– Idea Cellular 25, 45, 57, 61
– – Indus Towers 25, 45, 57
Africa 6, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 26, 57, 58, 59, 60, 62
– Egypt 13, 58, 59
– Ghana 59, 60
– Guinea 12, 61
– Kenya 49, 60, 62
– – Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) 49, 62
– Libya 14
– Morocco 14
– Nigeria 62
– North Africa 14
– South Africa 5, 8, 15, 17, 48, 49, 57, 58, 59, 64, 65, 66, 67
– Sub-Sahara 62
– Sudan 14
– Tanzania 67
– – Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) 67
– Zambia 13
Alcatel-Lucent 25, 44
Al Jazeera 13
Almadar Aljadeed (Al-Madar) 14
Alvarion Ltd. 62
Amalgamated Telecom Holdings (ATH)
– Vodafone Fiji 12, 61
América Móvil 12, 13
Americas
– Caribbean 12
– Chile 13
– Latin America 12, 13
– Mexico 13
– North America 26
– Panama 12
– USA 13, 15, 17, 21, 22, 32, 47, 49
– – Federal Communications Commission (FCC) 24
– – States
– – – Florida 24
– – – North Carolina 24
Apigee Corp. 18
Apple 20, 47
– iOS 20, 21, 30, 42
– iPad 47
– iPhone 20, 21, 22
Asia-Pacific 12, 13, 15, 16, 22, 24, 25, 26, 61, 62
– Australia 4, 7, 18, 43, 45, 53, 59, 60, 61
– Azerbaijan 64
– Bangladesh 22, 24
– China 13
– Fiji 53, 59, 61, 62
– French Polynesia 12, 13
– Hong Kong 62
– India 7, 10, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 31, 45, 52, 57, 58, 59, 61, 62
– – Licence Circles
– – – Andhra Pradesh 61
– – – Chennai 61
– – – Himachal Pradesh 27
– – – Karnataka 61
– – – Maharashtra 61
– – – Mumbai 61
– – – Tamil Nadu 61
– – – West Bengal & Andaman and Nicobar 61
– Japan 13
– Malaysia 22
– Myanmar 12, 22
– New Zealand 43, 59, 64
– – Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI) 64
– Sri Lanka 22
– Thailand 20
ASUSTek (Asus) 21, 47
AT&T 20, 21, 24, 26
AXA SA 12
Axiata Group Bhd (TM International) 22
– India (Idea Cellular, see also Aditya Birla) 25, 45, 57, 61
Azerfon LLC (Nar Mobile) 64

B

Bergenbier Romania 17
Bharti Group 14, 15, 22, 24, 25, 26, 45, 57, 61
– Airtel 14, 15, 22, 24, 25, 26, 45, 57, 61
– – Vittal, Gopal 15, 24
– Bharti Enterprises 15
– Indus Towers 25, 45, 57
– Kohli, Manoj 15
– Mittal, Sunil Bharti 15
BlackRock 12
BMW 27
BMW Group 27
BNP Paribas S.A. 17, 18
Brightstar Corp. 18
BT Group 13, 40

C

Charles Stanley & Company Ltd 10
China Mobile 13
Cisco Systems 65
CommProve 62
Compliant Phones Ltd 15, 18
Composite Software 46
Conexus Mobile Alliance 13
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
– Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 20
Corporacion de Radio y Television Espanola (RTVE) 44
Crazy John’s (see Vodafone Australia) 60
Credit Suisse First Boston 67

D

Deutsche Telekom 14, 21, 27, 42, 43, 44
– Europe
– – Czech Republic 16
– – Romania (see Cosmote Romania/OTE) 47, 48
– – UK (EE) 8, 17, 20, 50
– Germany 8, 37
– USA 21
Digicel 12, 13, 14, 22, 62
– Caribbean 13
– Pacific 12
– – Samoa 12
du (Emirates Integrated Telecommunications) 14

E

Eaton Towers 45
EE (see DT, FT) 8, 17, 20, 50
eircom
– Meteor 45
Entel PCS 13
Ericsson 18, 26, 49
Etisalat 14
Europe 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 18, 19, 21, 22, 28, 30, 33, 39, 49, 53, 55, 56, 58
– Albania 53
– Armenia 64
– Austria 20
– Central Europe 6, 49
– Czech Republic 36, 38
– Finland 21
– France 12, 13, 14, 21, 25
– Germany 5, 8, 13, 36, 38, 42, 44, 45, 55
– – Bundesnetzagentur für Elektrizität, Gas, Telekommunikation, Post und Eisenbahnen (BNetzA, RegTP, FNA, or German Federal Network Agency) 37
– – Länder
– – – North Rhine-Westphalia (Düsseldorf) 44
– Greece 45, 52, 53
– Hungary 38, 55
– Ireland 16, 21, 36, 38, 43, 44, 45, 49, 66
– Italy 5, 44, 45, 52, 53, 54, 55, 59
– Malta 43, 53, 55
– Netherlands 36, 38, 43, 44, 45, 46, 48
– Portugal 5, 45, 52, 53, 55, 56
– Romania 17, 38, 47, 48, 49
– – Autoritatea Naţională pentru Administrare şi Reglementare în Comunicaţii (Ancom/ANC/ANRCTI/ANRC) 48
– Spain 4, 5, 44, 45, 49, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56
– – Comisión del Mercado de las Telecomunicaciones (CMT) 53, 54
– Turkey 36, 38, 58
– United Kingdom (UK) 8, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21, 30, 36, 38, 42, 43, 45, 50, 55
– – Advertising Standards Authority 50
– – Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) 62
European Union 30
– European Commission 37, 50, 54

F

Facebook 60
FACUA 56
Fans Connect Online 62
Ford Motor Company
– Jaguar 27
France Télécom 13, 14
– Orange 13, 18, 45, 47, 48, 56
– – Romania 18, 47, 48
– – Spain 45, 56
– Sofrecom 14
– UK (see EE) 8, 17, 20, 50
Full House Communications
– Zoopy.com 66

G

GlaxoSmithKline 15
Global Trust Bank (GTB)
– Global Holding Corp. Pvt. Ltd. (GHC) 60
G-Mobile Holdings Limited
– WirelessG 64, 65, 66
Gogga Tracking Solutions 65
Google 30, 50, 62
– Android 20, 21, 22, 42, 47, 62
– Google Maps 30
Groupon Inc. 42
GSM Association
– Mobile World Congress 55

H

Hargreaves Lansdown 10
HCL (Hindustan Computer Ltd)
– HCL Technologies Ltd 19
– – HCL Axon 19
Hewlett-Packard 27
High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC) 20, 21, 22
Huawei Technologies 13, 21, 47, 49
Hutchison Whampoa 13
– Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Ltd (Hutchinson Telecom/HTHKH/3 Hong Kong) 13
– Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Ltd (VHA, (see Vodafone) 8, 18, 20, 43, 49, 58, 59, 60, 61, 66

I

IBM 27, 28
iBurst (Pty) Ltd 65
Indus Towers 25, 45, 57
Intel 20
Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. 66

J

Jasper Wireless 26
Jazztel 56
JVL Ventures, LLC (Isis) 21

K

Karabakh Telecom 64
KPN 38, 45, 46
– E-Plus 38
KT Corp. (KTC/KTF) 13

L

Land Rover 27
Legal & General 12
Lenovo 19
LinkedIn Corp. 16
Lloyds Banking Group plc 17
– HBOS
– – Insight Investment 17, 62

M

Market segments
– Fixed broadband 7
– Mobile broadband 47, 67
– Mobile data 61, 64, 65
– Mobile virtual network (MVNA/MVNE/MVNO) 50
– M-payment 21, 42, 43, 50
– Network-sharing 17, 45, 46
– Outsourcing 25, 45
– Over-the-top (OTT) 55, 56
– Value-added services (VAS) 13, 17, 22, 43, 48, 54
– Voice 7, 15, 22, 31, 37, 46, 49, 52, 55, 56, 57, 60, 67
Microsoft 20, 40, 44
– Skype 56
– Windows Phone 5, 20, 21, 22
Middle East 19
– Egypt 13, 58, 59
– Qatar 13, 14, 45, 59, 64
Millicom International Cellular 13
Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. 15
MTN 62
– Nigeria 62

N

National Australia Bank Group (NAB) 60
NDS Limited 44
NEC 13
News Corp.
– Sky Deutschland AG (see separate) 44
Nokia 5, 17, 20, 21, 22, 49, 64, 67
Nokia Siemens Networks 17, 49, 64, 67
Nortex Communications 24
Novatel Wireless
– MiFi 21
NTT 13, 26
– Dimension Data 65
– – Internet Solutions 65
– DoCoMo 13, 26
NZ Communications
– 2degrees 43

O

Oger Telecom
– Cell C 17, 57
One Communications Ltd (Onecom, Kenya) 62
ONO, Spain 56
Oracle 27, 40
OTE (Hellenic Telecom. Org. SA, see DT)
– Cosmote 47, 48
– – Romania 47, 48
– Romania (Romtelecom) 47, 48

P

Payback 62
Polkomtel 9
ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG 43
Providence Equity Partners
– KDG Holding GmbH (Kabel Deutschland) 5, 38, 44

Q

Qatar Telecom (Qtel) 14, 45

R

RCS & RDS SA 48
Research In Motion 5, 15, 20, 22, 33
– BlackBerry 5, 20, 22, 33
Ricoh Company 64
Romtelecom 47, 48

S

Safaricom 20, 49, 60, 62
– IGO Wireless 62
– Instaconnect 62
– One Communications Ltd (Onecom, see separate) 62
– Packet Stream Data Networks 62
Samsung 15, 18, 20, 22, 47
– bada 22
Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. 10
SAP 40, 46
Singapore Telecom
– Optus (Australia) 45, 58
Sistema
– Mobile TeleSystems 18
Sky Deutschland AG (see News Corp.) 44
SMART Communications 13
Sonaecom 54
Sony Corp. 20, 27
– Sony Ericsson (see separate) 20
Sony Ericsson 20
SpectrumCo (Bright House Networks /Comcast/Cox/Time Warner Cable) 24
Starbucks Corp. 21
SuperGroup Holdings 10
Swisscom 5
– Fastweb 5, 54

T

Technology
– 2.5G 59
– 2G 46, 57, 59, 67
– 3G 45, 46, 49, 61, 64, 67
– – DC-HSDPA 21, 64
– – HSPA 20, 46, 64
– – UMTS900 64
– 4G 8, 10, 17, 20, 22, 49, 67
– – Long Term Evolution (LTE) 5, 8, 20, 21, 22, 24, 29, 31, 47, 48, 49, 59, 62, 67
– – WiMAX 62
– BSS 40
– Cloud computing 15, 30, 32
– DSL 25, 54
– Fibre 5, 13, 14, 40, 49, 54
– iBurst 65
– IP 40, 46, 65
– M2M 21, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34
– Mediation 62
– MMS 48
– OSS 40
– RAN 46, 49, 58, 67
– RF 49
– SIM 27, 30, 47, 50, 59
– Smartphone 5, 20, 21, 22, 46, 54
– Spectrum 9, 17, 24, 29, 31, 46, 48, 49, 59, 64, 67
– – 700 MHz 24, 49, 59, 62, 64
– – 800 MHz 48, 49
– – 900 MHz 48, 64
– – 1800 MHz 46, 48, 49, 59, 67
– – 2100 MHz 46, 48, 64
– – 2500 MHz 59
– – 2600 MHz 48, 49
– – Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) 24
– – Digital dividend 48, 49, 59, 64
– Tablet 5, 21, 47
– Windows 5, 20, 21, 22
– – Windows Phone 5, 20, 21, 22
– W-LAN 21, 47, 64, 65
Telecom New Zealand 43, 64
– Gen-i 64
Telefónica Group 13, 17, 18, 20, 44, 45, 50, 53, 54, 56
– Europe 17, 44, 45, 50
– – España 53, 56
– – Ireland 44, 45
– – UK 17, 20, 45, 50
Telekom Austria Group 26
Telenor ASA 22, 26
TeliaSonera 26
Telikom PNG 61
– BeMobile 61, 62
Telkom South Africa 15
Telstra 60, 61
Teradata Corp. 46
TomTom 34
Toshiba 16
Transpoco 21
TUI AG 16

U

Usaha Tegas Group Holdings Bhd
– Maxis Communication, Malaysia 15

V

Verizon Communications 5, 6, 13, 15, 20, 21, 22, 24, 26, 32, 48, 49, 55
– FiOS 22
– McAdam, Lowell 22
– Verizon Wireless 5, 6, 9, 13, 15, 20, 21, 22, 24, 26, 32, 48, 49, 55
– – Shammo, Fran 22
– – Share Everything 22, 55
– Vodafone Omnitel 7, 16, 17, 43, 48, 49, 52, 54
Virgin Media 49
Visa 43
Vivendi 14
– SFR (Société Française de Radiotéléphone) 9, 13, 18
Vodacom Group 8, 15, 16, 17, 48, 49, 57, 58, 59, 62, 64, 65, 66, 67
– Executives
– – Meza, Rene 67
– Ex-executives
– – Knott-Craig, Alan 57, 65
– – Uys, Pieter 17
– Gateway Communications 16
– Group 15, 16, 17, 57, 59, 62, 64
– iBurst (see separate listing) 65
– South Africa 5, 8, 15, 17, 48, 49, 57, 58, 59, 64, 65, 66, 67
– Tanzania 49, 67
– The GRID 66
– Vodacom Business 15, 65
– Vodacom Ventures 64, 65, 66
Vodafone
– Africa, Middle East, and Asia Pacific Region (AMAP) 6, 8, 57, 58, 59
– – Africa 6, 14, 15, 19, 26, 57, 58, 59, 62
– – Asia 12, 13, 15, 16, 25, 26, 61, 62
– – Australia 4, 7, 43, 45, 53, 59, 60, 61
– – – VHA Pty. Ltd (see Hutchison Whampoa) 20, 58, 59, 60, 61
– – Egypt 8, 13, 14, 58, 59
– – Fiji 12, 53, 59, 61, 62
– – Ghana 8, 20, 45, 59, 60
– – India 7, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 31, 45, 52, 57, 58, 59, 61, 62
– – – Indus Towers 25, 45, 57
– – – Vodafone Shared Services Ltd 40
– – Kenya (see Safaricom) 20, 49, 60, 62
– – Middle East 19
– – New Zealand 43, 59, 64
– – – TelstraClear 5, 54
– – Pacific 12, 13, 16, 62
– – Qatar (see Vodafone and Qatar Foundation and Vodafone Qatar) 13, 14, 16, 45, 59, 64
– – South Africa (see Vodacom) 5, 8, 15, 16, 17, 48, 49, 57, 58, 59, 62, 64, 65, 66, 67
– Corporate
– – Vodafone Procurement Company S.a.r.l 15
– Executives
– – Borsani, Ferruccio 16
– – Brenneis, Erik 32
– – Butler, Liam 16, 44
– – Clarke, Kim 18
– – Colao, Vittorio 5, 39, 40, 53, 54, 55
– – Coughlan, Oliver 44
– – Dennelind, Johan 15
– – Dimitrova, Anna 16
– – Dvorak, Petr 16
– – Epting, Lee 18
– – Fleiter, Brendan 60
– – Ghyka, Mihai 17
– – Grewe, Holger 16
– – Halford, Andy 37, 58, 59
– – Henn, Ference 16
– – Jackson, Stephanie 16
– – Liebenberg, Deon 15
– – MacLeod, Andrew 29
– – Mele, Mario 16
– – Morrow, Bill 18, 58
– – Nowak, Thomas 16
– – Read, Nick 57
– – Rossini, Andrea 17
– – Salvadori, Kevin 17
– – Thompson, Larry 16
– – Weusthoff, Achim 15
– – Whitehill, Kyle 60
– Ex-executives
– – Combes, Michel 18
– – Darby, Gavin 18
– – De Kroon, Erik 18
– – de Laat, Paul 17
– – Evans, Mark 17
– – Glas, Maximiliane 15
– – Hammill, Noel 18
– – Herrero, Sergi 17
– – Ionita, Andreea 18
– – Joussen, Friedrich 16
– – Kapralos, Stamatis 16
– – McLaughlin, Vince 15
– – Murray, Simon 62
– – Suh, Peters 18
– – Warke, Sanjay 16
– Group 6, 13, 15, 21, 32, 36, 38, 48, 49, 52, 53, 58, 59
– – Commercial
– – – Invitation Digital 42
– – Headquarters 19
– – Marketing
– – – ZYB (Imity) 43
– – Partner Markets 5, 12, 13, 14, 18, 22, 26, 54, 64
– – – Chile (Entel PCS) 13
– – – Fiji (Vodafone Fiji) 12, 61
– – – France (SFR/Vivendi) 9, 13, 18
– – – Hong Kong (Hutchison Telecom) 13
– – – Japan (NTT DoCoMo) 13, 26
– – – Kenya (Safaricom) 20, 49, 60, 62
– – – Philippines (SMART) 13
– – – Russia and CIS (MTS) 18
– – – Singapore (StarHub) 13
– – – Switzerland (Swisscom) 5
– – – Thailand (TrueMove) 13, 20
– – – United Arab Emirates (du) 14
– – R&D
– – – Joint Innovation Centre (with China Mobile and SOFTBANK MOBILE) 18
– – – Joint Innovation Lab (with China Mobile, SoftBank Corp., and Verizon Wireless) 18
– – Strategy
– – – EVO 19
– – – Total Communications 28, 29, 32, 33
– – Vodafone Global Enterprise (VGE) 13, 15, 16, 29, 32, 33, 48
– – Vodafone Procurement Company (VPC) 15
– – Vodafone Ventures 15, 42
– – – Compliant Phones (see separate) 15, 18
– – Wayfinder Systems 43
– Investments & Associates
– – Americas (see Verizon Wireless) 5, 6, 9, 13, 15, 20, 21, 22, 24, 26, 32, 48, 49, 55
– Northern & Central Europe Region 36, 38
– – Cable & Wireless Worldwide 5, 6, 13, 18, 32, 36, 39, 40, 54
– – Czech Republic 16, 36, 37, 38
– – Germany 5, 7, 8, 13, 15, 16, 20, 36, 37, 38, 42, 43, 44, 45, 48, 49, 55
– – Hungary 16, 38, 49, 55
– – Ireland 16, 21, 36, 38, 43, 44, 45, 49, 66
– – – Netshare Ireland 16, 44
– – Netherlands 36, 37, 38, 43, 44, 45, 46, 48, 49, 54
– – – BelCompany 54
– – – Business Intelligence Competence Center 46
– – Romania 17, 18, 20, 21, 38, 47, 48, 49
– – Turkey 36, 38, 58
– – – Koç.net 5, 54
– – UK 8, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 30, 36, 38, 40, 42, 43, 45, 48, 49, 50, 55, 66
– – – Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Ltd 17
– – – Weve 17, 43, 50
– Products
– – Data Credit 61
– – Freedom 13
– – M2M 26
– – M2M Management Platform 21
– – Mobile Angel 54
– – Mobile Internet (UK) 19
– – Mondrian 18
– – One 48
– – One Net 39, 48
– – Red 4, 22, 55, 56, 66
– – Small Business (UK) 22
– – SmartPass 43
– – Terminals
– – – 340 53
– – – K5005 21, 47
– – Vodafone Mobile Recording 15
– – Vodafone Select 50
– – Vodafone TV 43, 44
– – vouchercloud 42, 43
– – ZYB 43
– Southern Europe Region 6, 37, 52, 53
– – Albania 16, 53
– – Greece 45, 48, 49, 52, 53
– – Italy 5, 7, 16, 17, 43, 44, 45, 48, 49, 52, 53, 54, 55, 59
– – Malta 43, 53, 55
– – Portugal 5, 44, 45, 48, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56
– – Spain 4, 5, 7, 17, 18, 21, 44, 45, 48, 49, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56
Vodafone Qatar Q.S.C. 16, 45, 64
Vserv.mobi 61

W

WBS 65
– iBurst 65
Webroot 48
Wholesale Applications Community 18
Wipro 25
WPP 66
– Grey
– – London 66
– MEC Access 66
– Partners, The 66

Z

Zain (MTC) 12, 14
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