What is vodafone?

VODAFONE is a British multinational telecommunications company headquartered in London , United Kingdom . It is the world's largest mobile telecommunications company measured by revenues and the world's second-largest measured by subscribers (behind China Mobile ), with over 391 million subscribers as of September 2011.Vodafone owns and operates networks in over 30 countries and has partner networks in over 40 additional countries. It owns 45% of Verizon Wireless , the largest mobile telecommunications company in the United States measured by subscribers. The name Vodafone comes from vo ice da ta fone , chosen by the company to "reflect the provision of voice and data services over mobile phones". Vodafone has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index . It had a market capitalisation of approximately £89.4 billion as of 23 December2011, the second-largestof any company listed on the London Stock Exchange.

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