Articles tagged with: Vodafone and Softbank

Vodafone Raises Full Year Forecast - to Sell Remaining Softbank Stake

Vodafone has raised its full-year profit forecast, after its first-half sales rose 3.9% to £22.6 billion (US$36.5 billion) from a year ago.  more

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Vodafone Shakes up its Own Mobile Apps Platform

Vodafone has announced a shake-up of its mobile services platform and will be providing application developers a single point to access the mobile portal for all its operations, regardless of which country the customer, or developer is based in. more

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Softbank to Report $748 Million Loss on CDO Debt Obligations

Japan's Softbank Corp, which operates the country's smallest mobile network says that it will report a JPY 75 billion (US$748 million) loss on CDO's which were used to insure against defaults on the debt it took out to buy Vodafone's Japanese operations. more

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Verizon Wireless Joins Global Mobile Applications Joint-Venture

US network operator, Verizon Wireless is to join the Joint Innovation Lab (JIL) established by China Mobile, Japan's Softbank and Vodafone (which co-owns Verizon Wireless) to help accelerate the uptake of mobile technologies on a mass-market scale. more

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Vodafone Seeking Closer ties with China Mobile and Verizon Wireless

Vodafone is seeking tighter cooperation between Verizon Wireless and China Mobile to cut network and handset costs, while also rolling out improved services for customers. Vodafone owns 45% of Verizon Wireless and holds a 3.3% stake in China Mobile. more

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Vodafone, Sony Ericsson Join Google Phone Alliance

The Open Handset Alliance - which develops the Google backed Android operating system for smartphones - has announced fourteen new members, including Sony Ericsson and Vodafone. more

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