History

2019

Acquisition of Liberty Global's assets in Germany, Czech, Hungary and Romania

2019

Announced the merger of Vodafone's Italian towers with Inwit in exchange for a 37.5% shareholding in Inwit

2019

Vodafone announced the creation of Europe's Largest TowerCo

2019

Disposal of Vodafone New Zealand

2018

Completed the merger of Vodafone India, with Idea Cellular to form Vodafone Idea

2018

Acquisition of CYTA in Greece

2018

Disposal of Vodafone Qatar

2016

Completed the Merger of Vodafone Netherlands with Ziggo into a joint venture called VodafoneZiggo

2014

Acquisition of Ono in Spain

2014

Completion of the disposal of the Group's 45% stake in Verizon Wireless, and the acquisition of the remaining minority interest in Vodafone Italy

2013

Acquired a controlling stake in Kabel Deutschland in Germany

2012

Acquisition of TelstraClear in New Zealand

2012

Acquisition of Cable & Wireless Worldwide

2009

Vodacom Group became a subsidiary

2007

Acquisition of the controlling stake in Vodafone Essar Limited (now Vodafone India)

2007

Safaricom launches M-Pesa in Kenya with Vodafone

2005

Completed the acquisition of Telsim in Turkey, Oskar in The Czech Republic and MobiFon in Romania

2000

Acquisition of Mannesmann through which the Group acquired businesses in Germany and Italy (Now Vodafone Germany and Italy)

1999

Completion of the agreement with Bell Atlantic and GTE to combine their US cellular operations to the create the largest mobile operator in the United States, Verizon Wireless, resulting in the Group having a 45% interest in the combined entity

1999

Vodafone Group merged with AirTouch Communications

1991

Vodafone fully demerged from Racal Electronics becoming an independent company

1984

Incorporated as Racal Strategic Radio Limited