Founded in 1991 with the demerger of Racal Telecom from Racal Electronics, Vodafone Group Plc is a British multinational telecommunication company. It owns and operates network across Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania in 22 countries and further with partner network in 48 countries. The company offers telecommunication and IT services in 150 countries to corporate clients. The company’s shares have a primary listing on the London stock exchange and are the constituent of the FTSE 100 Index and the secondary listing on the NASDAQ.
The company is a leading provider of digital products and services that include Smartphones and mobile, Television, Broadband & super WiFi, Internet of Things (IoT) for business, Cloud services, V by Vodafone (Vodafone Smart Tech), Augmented and virtual reality and Artificial Intelligence (AI). The company’s aim is to build a sustainable digital society, where connectivity and technology enhances the future and improving people’s lives. The company operates the largest 5G network in Europe and now operates in 12 countries and growing fast. In Africa the company’s platform M-PESA, this is the most successful fintech platform and allows over 41.5 million people to access financial services and mobile payments. The company is the world’s top five internet provider and operates submarine cables in 74 countries with IP-VPN. In 168 countries, the company has a leading 4G roaming footprint serves. The company’s Vodafone roaming services include Sponsored Roaming, Professional services, Roaming Hub, Travel mobility and Maritime Mobility.
The company operates through three consumer segments that include Europe, African technology leader and Vodafone Business. In Europe the company builds a digital society through Gigabit networks to help society improve their life by up-selling new experience, cross-selling more products, wide range of consumer IoT devices and low latency mobile gaming services. The company offers leading technology across sub-Saharan Africa to help businesses, economies and individual to reach their significant development potential through two locally managed brands that are Safaricom and Vodacom. The Vodafone business segment offers cross-selling additional services that include Internet of Thing (IoT), NGN fixed and Cloud services. In 2019, the company entered into a strategic cloud partnership with IBM.
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