Man holding remote woman eating popcorn

  • Spanish OpCo blows whistle on UEFA Champions League.
  • Move puts greater reliance on HBO and Netflix to attract TV subscribers.
  • VfS reportedly in talks to add Amazon Prime video to content portfolio.

Vodafone Spain (VfS) continued to put on display the pain it is experiencing from notoriously high content distribution costs in the country, saying it will not carry the Bein Sports channel, operated by broadcaster Mediapro, into the 2018-2019 season.

The move means – prospectively – that VfS could become the only major TV platform in the country to not offer top-flight European football, as well as taking many La Liga top-flight domestic programming off the table. Rivals Orange Spain and Telefónica España appear to remain locked in negotiations with Mediapro.

VfS has traditionally relied on premium sports, particularly football, to attract subscribers to Vodafone One, its “fully integrated” fixed, mobile, and TV service (Vodafonewatch, #148 and passim). However, the OpCo, along with Orange, has long complained over the costs of gaining access to sports content controlled by both Bein Sports (the exclusive domestic provider of UEFA Champions League football and the Europa League, as well as many La Liga matches) and incumbent Telefónica, which controls some La Liga programming (Vodafonewatch, #141 and passim). Beyond the direct price of content, VfS and Orange have also railed against regulatory modelling that allows Telefónica to build media rights expenses into wholesale broadband pricing.

António Coimbra, Chief Executive (CEO) of VfS, said revenue gleaned from Vodafone One subscribers that want to see Champions League and Europa League football did not justify the heavy outlays. The OpCo will still screen Telefónica’s Abono Fútbol channels, which cover Spain’s La Liga and Copa del Rey (the domestic cup competition), for now. Coimbra said he will only renew the contract if terms are greatly improved.

Orange has also reiterated unhappiness over Mediapro’s charges. Ramon Fernandez, Delegate CEO & Executive Director of Finance, Performance and Europe at Orange, confirmed that – unlike VfS – it had submitted a proposal to Mediapro for licensing of Champions League football coverage beyond the 2018-2019 season, but that Mediapro had not been “satisfied” with its bid. “Obviously, we’re not participating in [a] price increase that we don’t see as reasonable in the Spanish market. So now we’re starting, I would say, lateral negotiation”, said Fernandez.

Game, set, match

An El Español report suggested VfS is also getting cold feet on broadcasting motorsport channels Movistar Moto GP and Movistar F1. This is in spite of the Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia, the country’s competition watchdog, forcing owner Telefónica to make the two channels available to third-party providers (Vodafonewatch, #141 and passim). The financial title further reported that, in February 2018, Amazon had held talks with each of the country’s operators about adding Amazon Prime Video to their content packages.

Crowd trouble

Although VfS saw year-on-year increases, albeit modest ones, to its subscriber base of fixed broadband and TV households, there was a worrying quarter-on-quarter decline for the three months ended 31 March 2018 (see charts). The number of TV subscribers dipped by 10,000 over that period, while subscribing broadband households fell by a more alarming 16,000. The OpCo attributed the falls to “high competitive intensity”, and has more broadly indicated it is embarking on a commercial spend drive that is likely to hit earnings in the coming months (see separate report)

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Contents

EXECUTIVE BRIEF

Q4 FY17-18

Management update

Read dials up cost control as Med challenges revive [p6]

  • Table 1: Vodafone Group, revenue summary, Q4 FY17-18
  • Headlines — disjointed
  • Table 2: Vodafone Group, financial highlights, FY17-18
  • The Indian caveat

Spend: automation drive accelerated [p9]

  • Table 3: Vodafone Group, capital expenditure split, FY17-18
  • Table 4: Vodafone capital mix, FY17-19
  • Capex — more tweaking than transformation
  • Table 5: Digital Vodafone initiative, key tenets
  • More opex reductions — under-the-hood automation and analytics
  • Table 6: Vodafone guidance, FY17-19

Guidance: Forward view still fogged up [p12]

GROUP

Deals

Vodafone taps Liberty for a quad-play cable package [p14]

  • Not all holes filled
  • Table 7: Vodafone Europe Region OpCo mobile-wireline broadband user base weighting, at 31 March 2018 (‘000)
  • A mind-bending business and approval case
  • Table 8: Post-buyout synergy plan
  • FTTH vs. cable overhangs on Liberty deal
  • DOCSIS glitches in Germany
  • Ins and outs: DOCSIS 3.1, FTTH, cont’d…
  • Table 9: Talking DOCSIS: the pros and cons of DOCSIS 3.1 upgrades over HFC
  • Table 10: Ownership scenarios: the new Indus Towers

Infratel merger brings creation of Indus Towers Mk II [p22]

  • Loose ends
  • No sale, yet…
  • … but selldowns a possibility as Indus becomes India piggybank
  • More finance than business logic

People

Time to Read [p24]

  • Deceptive calm
  • Learner driver
  • Back to Blighty
  • Personality contest
  • Table 11: People movement highlights

Network

Colao foregrounds microwave and IoT in 5G strategy [p30]

  • Table 12: Backhaul capacity requirements per radio site for operators at two different stages of mobile broadband evolution.
  • Microwave heats up
  • Huawei testing programme looks to have gone well
  • No big bang: 5G on same growth trajectory as 4G
  • Düsseldorf and Milan: a tale of two 5G cities
  • Vorsprung durch 5G testing: Düsseldorf and Aldenhoven working hand in hand

Vodafone gets futuristic with Blade Runner project [p34]

  • ODA and ONAP
  • Table 13: Blade Runner rundown: movers and shakers
  • Mining for network interoperability

Partnerships

Secure Net ‘quietly builds’ EUR160m top-line [p36]

  • Moving onto next phase

Supply chain

Vodafone shifting advertising functions in-house [p37]

  • Table 14: Partner/supplier people movement highlights
  • Hidden agendas

ARCH SUMMIT 2018 SPECIAL REPORT

Far-reaching implications [p40]

An eventful way to bridge the innovation gap [p41]

Where deals happen, fast [p42]

  • EUR250k in cash prizes for the three most outstanding pitches

Tomorrow Street

“Hugely strategic” – Wilson [p44]

Enlightened self-interest for all [p45]

Suppliers: upgrade thyself [p47]

Luxembourg: location, location [p47]

  • At the heart of the Vodafone (procurement) universe

Corporate venturing: an unwelcome distraction [p48]

The first intake [p49]

Accenture: enabling zest [p50]

Tech Mahindra at Arch Summit 2018

TechMNxt meets Tomorrow Street [p51]

  • Startup ecosystems: at the heart of growth strategy
  • TechMNxt and the 3-4-3 Strategy
  • Emerging model: shared-risk, co-creation
  • Co-creation on the ground
  • Table 17: Startup partners accompanying Tech Mahindra to Arch Summit 2018

Vodafone Supplier Awards 2018

VPC tenth anniversary synchronised with Arch Summit [p56]

  • Table 15: Vodafone Supplier Awards, 2013-2017
  • Table 16: Arch Summit: higher-profile Vodafone partners and suppliers

Nokia: in the shadow of the juggernaut [p59]

  • Huawei: keeping it very low key

ContextSpace: profile

Putting out the (GDPR) privacy and compliance fires [p60]

  • Why?
  • The Day After GDPR
  • Don’t fight… embrace
  • Compliance, management, and security modernised in one swoop
  • Privacy-as-Service: multi-department, organisation, community…

Arch Summit presentations

Highlights… [p62]

Standouts: Luxembourg’s local heroes [p62]

Lonely Planet: from domination to digital age desolation [p63]

Ninian Wilson: Procurement as the corporate nexus [p64]

Schellekens: Vodafone preps for work of the future [p65]

Accenture: how can startups and corporates work together? [p67]

EUROPE REGION

Q4 FY17-18

Return of Club Med headaches [p69]

  • Table 18: Vodafone Europe Region, service revenue summary, Q4 FY17-18
  • Continental divides
  • Damage limitation exercise underway at VfIt; VfS hits bump in the autopista
  • A word for the little guys

Italy

Colao calm over possible TI-Open Fiber amalgamation [p72]

  • Out of the loop
  • Group on alert
  • Confidence on delivery

TOBi goes to Italy [p74]

  • Enabler picture still unclear

Spain

VfS dumps Champions League football, gets out popcorn [p75]

  • Game, set, match
  • Crowd trouble

VfS gets serious about SME digital transformation [p76]

  • Sharing and caring
  • SME moves by Telefónica, Orange

AFRICA, MIDDLE EAST, AND ASIA-PACIFIC REGION

Q4 FY17-18

Region avoids India shockwave but falling out of favour [p79]

  • Table 19: Vodafone AMAP Region, service revenue summary, Q4 FY17-18
  • Trouble at the exchange
  • Emerging markets U-turn articulated

Australia — Vodafone Hutchison Australia

VHA follows up 4.9G trials with urban rollouts [p82]

  • Practicalities

India

VfIn claims quick-fire backbone transplant a success [p83]

  • India now outweighs Europe on data

Bangalore-led IoT push looks set after core revamp [p84]

  • Next stage under wraps

New Zealand

VfNZ takes over Farmside in rural push [p85]

  • Good Stanners
  • Table 20: Farmside at a glance

Vodacom Group

Vodacom remains on prowl for fixed-line growth [p86]

  • Another one that got away

Joosub still keen on deals to add beef in Tanzania [p88]

  • VdT ownership tidy-up still on to-do-list
  • Ethiopia move remains a possibility
  • Table 21: Tanzanian operator subscription comparison, June 2017

Vodacom nears video refresh after delay [p89]

Safaricom aims to plug revenue leaks with Amdocs [p90]

  • New digital services?
  • Back-office to the future

FURTHER READING

INDEX

Index

Symbols

3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) 32

5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation 59

5G Automotive Association 59

A

Accenture 28, 50, 56, 58, 67

Accor 77

Acision 29

Aditya Birla Group

– Idea Cellular 7, 8, 16, 22, 64, 79, 80, 84

Africa 8, 17, 27, 28, 78, 79, 81, 86, 87, 89

– Congo 29

– Egypt 10, 66, 80, 81

– Ethiopia 88

– Kenya 66, 86, 87, 89, 90

– Nigeria 87, 89

– North Africa 81

– South Africa 15, 29, 59, 66, 77, 80, 86, 87, 89

– – Competition Commission 22

– Sub-Sahara 81

– Tanzania 81, 86, 88

– Uganda 89

– Zanzibar 88

Agile Software Inc. 11

Altice Group 29

Altran Technologies, SA 58

Amazon.com Inc. 27, 35, 38, 58, 64, 74, 75

– Amazon Web Services 35, 38, 58

Amdocs 58, 90

American Tower Corp. 22, 23

Americas

– Canada 49

– Latin America 87

– USA 15, 17, 23, 25

– – Commerce Department 15

– – government 15

– – States

– – – Califormia 66

– – – New York 63

AppDirect 77

Apple 63, 77, 89

– iOS 36

– iPhone 24, 77

Aricent Inc. 58

Arqiva 29

Asia-Pacific 28, 50, 81, 87

– Australia 18, 28, 29, 45, 59, 79, 82, 83

– – National Broadband Network (NBN) 83

– China 15, 19, 24, 57, 67

– India 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 15, 16, 22, 23, 24, 27, 52, 53, 64, 79, 80, 81, 83, 84

– – Department of Telecommunications (DoT) 22

– Malaysia 81

– New Zealand 15, 27, 29, 59, 83, 85

– – Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI) 85

– South Korea 15

AT&T 34, 35, 38, 54

Axiata Group Bhd (TM International)

– India (Idea Cellular, see also Aditya Birla) 7, 8, 16, 22, 23, 64, 79, 80, 81, 84

– Indonedia (PT Excelcomindo Pratama Tbk/XL, see separate) 73

B

Bharti Group 22, 23

– Airtel 22, 23, 24, 87, 88

– – Bharti Infratel 22

– Indus Towers 7, 8, 22, 23, 24, 80

BlackBerry 58

British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC) 54

BT Group 35, 52, 54, 55

Bulldog Communications 29

Bulldog, UK 29

C

CGI Group Inc. 58

Ciena Corp. 58, 83

Cisco Systems 58, 76

Colt Technology Services Group 58

Commercial Bank of Africa 87

CommScope Inc. 58

Communications Test Design, Inc. 58

ContextSpace Solutions Ltd 51, 55, 60, 61

Coriant 58

Cortex Ltd 55

C.P.A. Czech s.r.o. 11

D

DaimlerChrysler

– Mercedes~Benz 56

Dark Fibre Africa 87

Dell 28

Dell Technologies 43, 57, 58

– Dell EMC 57, 58

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu 58

Deutsche Telekom 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 29, 30, 38, 48

– Europe

– – Czech Republic 18, 69

– – Hungary (see Magyar Telekom) 18

– – UK (EE) 54, 76

– Germany 14

– Investments

– – Magyar Telekom (see separate) 18

– – OTE (see separate) 18

– USA 14, 29

du (Emirates Integrated Telecommunications) 35

E

eBay 77

EE (see DT, FT) 54, 76

EfficientIP SAS 55

EMC 28

Enel SpA 72, 73

Ercom SA 55

Ericsson 29, 31, 33, 58, 83, 89, 90

Etisalat 88

Europe 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 25, 27, 29, 36, 38, 50, 54, 59, 68, 69, 70, 75, 79, 81, 83

– Albania 15, 36

– Austria 16

– Cyprus 69

– Czech Republic 9, 14, 15, 69

– – Czech Telecommunications Office (CTU) 69

– Finland 69

– France 34, 55, 71, 72

– Germany 7, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 30, 33, 35, 36, 38, 54, 69, 70, 73, 77

– – ARD 70

– – Länder

– – – Baden-Württemberg (Stuttgart) 14

– – – Bavaria (Munich) 49, 54

– – – Hesse (Wiesbaden) 14

– – – North Rhine-Westphalia (Düsseldorf) 30, 33

– Greece 10, 15, 18, 28, 36, 69, 70

– Hungary 9, 15, 18, 69

– Ireland 15, 36, 70

– Italy 6, 9, 10, 12, 15, 16, 26, 28, 32, 33, 36, 37, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 77

– – Cassa Depositi e Prestiti 72

– Luxembourg 40, 41, 43, 44, 47, 50, 51, 57, 62

– Malta 15

– Netherlands 10, 15, 18, 27, 71, 73, 76

– Portugal 10, 15, 19, 36, 70

– Romania 9, 14, 15, 18, 29, 32, 36, 70

– Spain 6, 10, 12, 15, 17, 18, 27, 36, 69, 70, 71, 73, 75, 76, 77

– – Comision Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia 75

– Sweden 31, 76

– Turkey 10, 29, 32, 36, 80, 81, 84

– United Kingdom (UK) 6, 9, 10, 12, 15, 17, 26, 27, 29, 32, 36, 52, 54, 55, 69, 70, 72, 74, 76, 77

European Union 17, 18, 27, 60, 69, 70, 71

– European Commission 17, 69

Expeto 49

F

Facebook 74, 84

– WhatsApp 86

FixStream Inc. 52, 55

Formula One 37, 56, 75

G

Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) 59

Gemalto NV 57, 58

Ghana Telecom

– Onetouch 58

Goldman Sachs 16

Google 58, 63, 74, 77

– Android 36

– Android Market 77

Groupon Inc. 14

GSM Association (GSMA) 87

– Mobile World Congress 40

H

HMY Group 58

Hogg Robinson Group

– HRG Worldwide 57, 58

Home Box Office 75

Huawei Technologies 19, 29, 32, 33, 34, 46, 56, 57, 58, 59, 82, 83

Hutchison Whampoa

– Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Ltd (VHA, (see Vodafone) 29, 79, 82, 83

I

IBM 74

Iliad 12, 69, 71, 73

Indus Towers 7, 8, 22, 23, 24, 80

Infosys Technologies 35

Invitation Digital 14

ITV 54

J

Juniper Networks 58

K

Kathrein-Werke 58

Kenya Commercial Bank 87

KPMG International 28, 58

L

LG Electronics 58

Liberty 56

Liberty Global 6, 14, 19, 24, 56, 71

– UPC Germany GmbH

– – Unitymedia GmbH 14, 17, 19, 71

– Virgin Media 27

– Ziggo 73

Local Backhaul Networks, LLC 49

M

Mace Productions 58

machineOS Ltd 55

Magyar Telekom (see DT) 18

Mahindra Group

– Tech Mahindra 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 58, 60

Market segments

– Fixed broadband 75, 83

– Mobile broadband 31, 69

– Mobile data 69, 77, 88

– Mobile virtual network (MVNA/MVNE/MVNO) 32, 83

– M-payment 45

– Network-sharing 19

– Outsourcing 23

– Small- to medium-size enterprise (SME/SMB) 76, 77

– Value-added services (VAS) 14

– Voice 17, 69, 74, 76, 77, 85

Metroweb S.p.A. 73

Microsoft 35, 58, 76, 77

– Office 77

– Office 365 77

– Skype 35

Middle East 27, 81

– Dubai 35, 89

– Egypt 10, 66, 80, 81

– Iran 15

– Israel 52, 55

Millicom International Cellular 88

– MIC Tanzania Limited (tiGO/ Mobitel/Buzz) 87, 88

– Tigo Ghana 87, 88

Mirambo Ltd 88

Morgan Stanley 16

Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. 76

N

Naspers Limited (MIH Group) 89

National Audit Office 76

NCR 27

Neotel (Pty) Ltd (SNO Telecommunications, see also Reliance) 86

Netflix Inc. 75, 89

Nokia 27, 28, 33, 46, 56, 57, 58, 59, 84

Nokia Solutions & Networks 28

NTT 35, 58

– Dimension Data 58

O

Old St Labs 49

Open Network Automation Platform 34

Oracle 38

Orange

– Orange 35, 50, 55, 71, 75, 76, 77

– Spain 71, 75, 76, 77

– UK (see EE) 54, 76

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 69

OTE (Hellenic Telecom. Org. SA, see DT) 18

P

Permira

– Genesys Telecommunications Labs 76

PGG Wrightson Limited 85

Power HF Co., Ltd 58

Providence Equity Partners 22

PT Excelcomindo Pratama Tbk (XL) 73

PwC 58

R

RichWeb Media Ltd

– Broadband Expert 20

Riverbed Technology 35

Robey Warshaw 16

S

Safaricom 28, 81, 86, 87, 89, 90

– M-PESA 86, 89, 90

Safran Group 57, 58

– Morpho 58

Samsung 27, 46

SAP 58

SEMrush 14

SERCOMM Corp. 57, 58

SES 62

SIAE MICROELETTRONICA 57, 58

Sky Network Television 28, 85

Slaughter and May 16

Smart Telecom 88

Sprint Nextel 29

STMicroelecronics 58

Swisscom

– Fastweb 71

T

TalkTalk Telecom Group plc 54

Tata Group 27, 58

– Tata Communications 27

– – Neotel (see separate listing) 86

– Tata Consultancy Services 58

TCL Communication 58

TCL Communications

– TCT 58

Technology

– 2.5G 82

– 2G 82

– – GSM 87

– 3G

– – Evolved HSPA (HSPA+/I-HSPA)

– – – MIMO 30, 33, 82

– 4G 10, 30, 32, 33, 49, 59, 82

– – Long Term Evolution (LTE) 15, 76

– 5G 10, 12, 15, 25, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 52, 59, 82

– AI 40, 43, 54, 55, 63, 65, 66, 67

– Cloud computing 11, 12, 14, 25, 27, 33, 34, 35, 38, 54, 55, 58, 60, 61, 76, 77, 84

– DSL 33, 85

– EPON 20

– Ethernet 20

– Fibre 15, 18, 19, 20, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 71, 72, 73, 77, 83, 85, 86, 87

– – FTTP 72, 73

– FTTH 15, 19, 20, 86, 87

– GPON 20

– IoT 40, 44, 49, 52, 53, 59

– IP 32, 54, 55, 76, 84

– Linux 34, 54

– Narrow Band Internet of Things (NB-IoT) 33

– NGN 15

– NOC 90

– Open-source 54

– PC 14, 28, 40, 41

– R&D 47

– RF 32

– SIM 74, 77

– SIP 76

– Smartphone 15, 33, 36, 43, 66

– SMS 69, 87

– Spectrum 12, 30, 31, 33, 82, 88

– – 700 MHz 12, 82

– – 800 MHz 33

– – 850 MHz 82

– – 900 MHz 82, 88

– – 1800 MHz 82

– – 2100 MHz 82

– – 2500 MHz 82

– – Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) 35, 38

– Tablet 33, 77

– TDM 76

– ULL 18

– VDSL 15

– VoIP 85

– W-LAN 49, 89

Technoport SA 40

Telecom Infra Project 54

Telecom Italia 9, 35, 71, 72, 73

– Telecom Italia Mobile 35

Telefónica Group 29, 48, 54, 69, 75, 76, 77

– Europe 54

– – Czech Republic 69

– – España 75, 76

– – UK 29, 54

– Movistar 75, 77

Telekom Malaysia 28

TeleManagement Forum

– TM Forum 34

Telenor ASA 87

Telepizza 27

Teleste 69

– Cableway 69

Time Warner

– CNN 87

Tinizine Ltd

– Azoomee 49

Twenty-First Century Fox

– Sky

– – Sky Italia 73

U

UBS 16

UEFA 75

– Champions League 75

Unilever 26, 28

UPC 14, 16, 29

V

Verizon Communications 17, 24, 35, 38

– Verizon Wireless 16, 17, 24

Vivendi 72

Vodacom Group 10, 15, 28, 29, 79, 80, 81, 86, 87, 88, 89

– Congo 29

– Ex-executives

– – Mare, Dietlof 29, 87

– Gateway Communications 84

– Group 28, 79, 80, 81, 86, 88, 89

– South Africa 15, 29, 59, 66, 77, 80, 86, 87, 89

– Tanzania 29, 81, 86, 87, 88

– Vodacom Business 28

Vodafone

– Africa, Middle East, and Asia Pacific Region (AMAP) 7, 8, 10, 17, 28, 78, 79, 80, 81

– – Africa 8, 17, 27, 28, 78, 79, 81, 86, 87, 89

– – Asia 28, 50, 81, 87

– – Australia 18, 28, 29, 59, 79, 82, 83

– – – VHA Pty. Ltd (see Hutchison Whampoa) 29, 79, 82, 83

– – Egypt 10, 66, 80, 81

– – Ghana 58

– – India 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 15, 16, 22, 23, 24, 27, 52, 53, 64, 79, 80, 81, 83, 84

– – – Indus Towers 7, 8, 22, 23, 24, 80

– – Kenya (see Safaricom) 28, 66, 81, 86, 87, 89, 90

– – Middle East 27, 81

– – New Zealand 15, 27, 28, 29, 59, 81, 83, 85

– – Pacific 28

– – Qatar (see Vodafone and Qatar Foundation and Vodafone Qatar) 29, 81

– – South Africa (see Vodacom) 10, 15, 28, 29, 59, 66, 77, 79, 80, 81, 86, 87, 88, 89

– – Turkey 10, 29, 32, 36, 80, 81, 84

– Africa, Middle East, and Asia-Pacific Region (AMAP)

– – New Zealand

– – – BayCity Communications (Farmside) 85

– Board of Directors

– – Kleisterlee, Gerard 26

– Europe Region 7, 14, 15, 27, 29, 36, 68, 69, 70, 81, 83

– – Albania 15, 28, 36

– – Czech Republic 9, 14, 15, 18, 28, 69

– – Germany 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 28, 30, 33, 35, 36, 38, 69, 70, 71, 73, 77, 79

– – – KDG Holding GmbH (Kabel Deutschland) 14, 17, 18, 19, 69, 70

– – Greece 10, 15, 18, 28, 36, 69, 70

– – Hungary 9, 14, 15, 18, 28, 69

– – Ireland 15, 29, 36, 70

– – Italy 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 15, 16, 26, 28, 32, 33, 36, 37, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 77, 79, 84

– – Malta 15, 27, 28, 66

– – Netherlands 8, 10, 15, 18, 71, 73, 76

– – – VodafoneZiggo 8, 10, 15, 16, 18, 73, 76

– – Portugal 10, 15, 19, 36, 70

– – Romania 9, 14, 15, 18, 29, 32, 36, 70

– – Spain 6, 7, 10, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 27, 29, 36, 69, 70, 71, 73, 75, 76, 77, 79

– – – Grupo Corporativo Ono (ONO) 16, 17, 18

– – UK 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 17, 26, 27, 29, 32, 36, 38, 52, 54, 55, 69, 70, 71, 72, 74, 76, 77, 79

– – – Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Ltd 29

– Executives

– – Baumgarten, Hendrik 28

– – Coimbra, António 29, 75

– – Colao, Vittorio 6, 8, 11, 14, 16, 17, 18, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31, 32, 33, 36, 37, 38, 41, 44, 71, 72, 73, 74, 81, 92

– – Cooper, Richard 27

– – Cramer, Warrick 41, 45, 62

– – Della Valle, Margherita 26, 27

– – Dvorak, Petr 28

– – Essam, Ahmed 71

– – Hernandez, Sonia 28, 66

– – Johnson, Paul 27

– – Joosub, Shameel 86, 88, 89

– – Kaushal, Nitu 27

– – Lakuriqi, Jonida 28

– – Liebenberg, Deon 28

– – Lloyd, Dan 79

– – Meijer, Iris 27

– – Migliarina, Giorgio 28

– – Millroy, Kevin 82

– – Moaz, Mohamed 28

– – Nelson, Amanda 28

– – Paris, Jason 27

– – Pasquali, Gianluca 28

– – Popa, Tiberius 29

– – Read, Nick 6, 17, 23, 24, 27, 44, 71, 81

– – Ribas, Santi 27

– – Ripepi, Alberto 27

– – Roberts, Rob 27

– – Saad, John 81

– – Schellekens, Ronald 65

– – Schultz, Detlef 56

– – Shaw, Steve 28

– – Spink, Martin 27

– – Stanners, Russell 28, 85

– – Streichert, Till 88

– – Timuray, Serpil 37

– – Valente, Felice 28

– – Vishant, Vora 84

– – Wibergh, Johan 31

– – Williams, Matt 28

– – Wilson, Ninian 41, 64

– Ex-executives

– – Combes, Michel 29

– – Gent, Christopher 25

– – Handley, Chris 29

– – Sarin, Arun 25, 26

– – Solomon, Liliana 29

– Group 7, 8, 10, 24, 27, 34, 35, 38, 44, 53, 59, 92

– – Headquarters 77

– – Partner Markets 27, 40

– – – Belgium (Proximus) 43

– – – Kenya (Safaricom) 28, 81, 86, 87, 89, 90

– – – United Arab Emirates (du) 35

– – R&D

– – – Competence Centre 74

– – Strategy

– – – Supermobile 25

– – Vodafone Carrier Services 27

– – Vodafone Global Enterprise (VGE) 27, 29

– – Vodafone Procurement Company (VPC) 27, 28, 40, 41, 42, 44, 47, 56, 57, 59, 64, 66

– – – Tomorrow Street 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 55, 56, 57, 58, 60, 62, 64, 65, 66, 67

– – – Vodafone Roaming Services 27

– Investments & Associates

– – Americas (see Verizon Wireless) 16, 17, 24

– Products

– – Business 84

– – Europe 15, 70

– – Liberty (Malta) 6, 9, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 71

– – live! 34

– – My Vodafone 37, 74

– – One 75

– – Red 36, 76, 77, 89

– – Terminals

– – – 340 15

– – V by Vodafone 14

– – Vodafone Digital Marketplace 77

– Project Spring 25, 58, 81, 83

Vodafone Qatar Q.S.C. 29, 81

W

Webhelp SAS 58

World Wide Technology, Inc. 58

WPP 37, 57, 58

X

Xiaomi Inc. 58

Z

ZTE Corp. 15

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Report: #165
Published: May/June 2018
Next report: July 2018
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