Apple Inks Deals for iPhone Distribution in Europe
August 22, 2007, 12:25 pm
Filed under: Apple, iPhone, mobile, O2, Orange, Vodafone

Apple has signed its first three deals for European distribution of the iPhone according to the Financial Times. O2 in Britain, Orange in France and Vodafone in Germany are the lucky partners who have agreed to hand over 10% of the voice and data traffic revenue from the iPhone customers in exchange for exclusivity in their respective markets.

The story was broken by FT Deutschland. The complete article at FT.com

Vodafone Denies It Is Planning a Bid for Verizon
July 16, 2007, 4:52 pm
Filed under: Verizon, Vodafone

Vodafone today denied that it plans to make a bid for the 55% of Verizon Wireless that it does not already own.  A blog associated with Financial Times had reported that unnamed sources had confirmed a $160 billion bid for Verizon Communications, Vodafones partner in Verizon Wireless.