Origin of Vodafone

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Vodafone, the British communications company. 5 continents in 31 countries around the world GSM operator and a leader in this field by making the world's largest GSM Operator. Vodafone's CEO, the Italian Vittorio Colao 'stop. Chairman of the Vodafone Group of the British, Sir John Bond 'stop. Vodafone word: Voice of the VO, data from the phone from the DA and inspired by Fone formed syllables. Vodafone McLaren-Mercedes Benz in the Champions League official sponsor. Emblem of the meaning of the speech turn '(quote) symbol inspired.

In particular, such forward-looking statements include statements with respect to: •the Group’s expectations regarding its financial and operating performance, including statements contained within theChief Executive’s review, the Group’s 7% dividend per share growth commitment contained on here and here and theGuidance statement of this document, and the performance of joint ventures, associates, including Verizon Wireless, other investments and newly acquired businesses; •intentions and expectations regarding the development of products, services and initiatives introduced by, or together with, Vodafone or by third parties, including new mobile technologies, such as the introduction of 4G, the Vodafone Money Transfer System and an increase in download speeds; •expectations regarding the global economy and the Group’s operating environment, including future market conditions, growth in the number of worldwide mobile phone users and other trends; •revenue and growth expected from the Group’s total communications strategy, including data revenue growth, and its expectations with respect to long-term shareholder value growth; •mobile penetration and coverage rates, the Group’s ability to acquire spectrum, expected growth prospects in Europe, Africa and Central Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East regions and growth in customers and usage generally; •expected benefits associated with the merger of Vodafone Australia and Hutchison 3G Australia including receipt of deferred payments; •anticipated benefits to the Group from cost efficiency programmes, including the recently initiated £1 billion cost reduction programme, the two-year working capital reduction programme and the outsourcing of IT functions and network sharing agreements; •possible future acquisitions, including increases in ownership in existing investments, the timely completion of pending acquisition transactions and pending offers for investments, including licence acquisitions, and the expected funding required to complete such acquisitions or investments; •expectations regarding the Group’s future revenue, operating profit, EBITDA margin, free cash flow, capital intensity, depreciation and amortisation charges, tax rates and capital expenditure; •expectations regarding the Group’s access to adequate funding for its working capital requirements and the rate of dividend growth by the Group (including the Group’s 7% dividend per share growth target) or its existing investments; and •the impact of regulatory and legal proceedings involving Vodafone and of scheduled or potential regulatory changes. Forward-looking statements are sometimes, but not always, identified by their use of a date in the future or such words as “will”, “anticipates”, “aims”, “could”, “may”, “should”, “expects”, “believes”, “intends”, “plans” or “targets”. By their nature, forward-looking statements are inherently predictive, speculative and involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, the following: •general economic and political conditions in the jurisdictions in which the Group operates and changes to the associated legal,...
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