Vodafone Group plc is a British multinational telecommunication company.
• Revenue: $66.31 B
• Market Value: $88 B
It is based in London, UK. It was formed as a result of a demerger from UK-based Racal Electronics in September, 1991. It is the 2nd largest telecommunications company in the world in terms of both subscribers and revenues. Vodafone enables its customers in more than 60 countries across the globe to get the most out of life’s opportunities. More than 400 million customers across the globe subscribe to Vodafone.
The company has significant presence in Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East through the company’s subsidiary undertakings, joint ventures, investments and associated undertakings. It has also entered into countries where it does not have an equity stake, through arrangements with network operators. Under the terms of these Partner Market Agreements, Vodafone and its partner operators co-operate in the marketing of global products and services with varying levels of brand association. In October 2013, Vodafone introduced 4G technology to provincial New Zealand.