Vodafone UK faces complaints over call connection problem

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Vodafone has been inundated with complaints on social media from mobile customers struggling to make and receive calls on Tuesday afternoon. Users started reporting problems shortly after 5pm, according to the Downdetector website. The problems are believed to have affected people across the country. The issue prevented voice calls connecting, but customers have still been […]

Vodafone reports 50% rise in internet use as more people work from home

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Vodafone’s internet usage has surged by up to 50% in some European countries as consumers shift to working at home and turn to services such as Netflix because the coronavirus is keeping families indoors. The increase in data comes from a wide range of activities, from children accessing educational material online, playing digital games and […]

Vodafone and TPG $15bn merger given green light by federal court

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A $15bn merger between Vodafone Australia and TPG has been cleared to go ahead, after a decision in the federal court. Australia’s consumer watchdog opposed a merger between the telecommunications companies in May last year because it would discourage competition in the mobile market. But federal court justice John Middleton said on Thursday the multibillion […]

TPG, Vodafone merger would snuff out competition in Australia, ACCC tells court

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Allowing a $15bn merger between telecommunications companies TPG and Vodafone would snuff out the prospect of a new mobile network to challenge the industry’s dominant players, Telstra and Optus, the competition regulator has told a court. Appearing before the federal court on Tuesday, counsel for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Michael Hodge QC, said […]