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Vodafone lands CWW

Vodafone's chief executive Vittorio Colao was celebrating yesterday after his £1bn takeover of Cable & Wireless Worldwide was approved with the backing of 99 per cent of CWW shareholders.

James Moore: Why knackered CWW is worth £1bn to Vodafone

Outlook: CWW's assets immediately turn Vodafone into the biggest fixed line provider after BT

Rivals join forces to fight Everything Everywhere

The mobile rivals O2 and Vodafone have announced far-reaching plans to share their phone networks as they look to cut costs and fight back against market-leader EverythingEverywhere.

Vodafone and O2 to save 'hundreds of millions of pounds' by sharing networks

The mobile rivals O2 and Vodafone have announced far-reaching plans to share their phone networks as they look to cut costs and fight back against market-leader EverythingEverywhere.

Vodafone and Telefonica join forces to deliver 4G

Two of the world's largest mobile network operators are to join forces in a bid to speed up the delivery of super-fast 4G services to UK households.

Vodafone pays its chief executive an eye-watering £14m for hitting targets

Vodafone's chief executive, Vittorio Colao, will pull in a pay package totalling £14m for 2012, inevitably risking fresh criticisms over executive pay.

European pain likely to trouble Vodafone

Vodafone will come under pressure to explain what contingency plans it is making for Greece's possible exit from the euro when the mobile giant reports annual profits on Tuesday.

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Vodafone's £1bn swoop for CWW makes it No 2

Telecoms firm Cable & Wireless Worldwide's (CWW) leading shareholder, Orbis, is refusing to back its £1bn sale to mobile giant Vodafone.

Investment View: Time to cash in those BT shares as competition gets sharper

BT. Price : 210.9P. OUR VIEW: Take profits

Top CWW shareholder rejects sale to Vodafone

Vodafone yesterday launched a £1bn bid for Cable & Wireless Worldwide, only to have the target's leading shareholder reject it within hours.

Vodafone's bid for Cable & Wireless in doubt

Vodafone's £1 billion play for ailing telecoms group Cable & Wireless Worldwide was cast into doubt today after the target's biggest shareholder refused to back the deal.

Shareholder payouts in record first-quarter rise

Shareholder payouts by UK companies soared 25 per cent in the first three months of the year, making it a record quarter for dividends.

The Business Matrix: Monday 23 April 2012

BAA break-up 'boosted Gatwick'

Record quarter for dividends after Vodafone and Cairn pay out

Shareholder payouts by UK companies soared 25 per cent in the first three months of the year, making it a record quarter for dividends.

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