Vodafone Group Plc Chief Executive Officer Vittorio Colao was under shareholder pressure to sell assets when he took over after his predecessors’ decade-long takeover binge. This week, he showed that his patience paid off.
Vodafone Group Plc , the world’s largest mobile-phone company, reported a smaller-than-estimated decline in full-year profit as the company sold mobile data services at a faster pace than some European rivals.
Vodafone Group Plc’s planned sale of a stake in Verizon Wireless would mark its second deal topping $100 billion, giving the British carrier another shot at transforming itself and compensating investors who suffered a decade of writedowns.
Vodafone Group Plc, the world’s largest mobile-phone company, reported better-than-expected service revenue growth for the fiscal first quarter as demand for phones that can surf the Web bolstered data sales.
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