Go Back   ManagementParadise.com Discussion Forums PUBLISH / UPLOAD PROJECT OR DOWNLOAD REFERENCE PROJECT > Principles of Management ( P.O.M)

SWOT ANALYSIS ON VODAFONE

Discuss SWOT ANALYSIS ON VODAFONE within the Principles of Management ( P.O.M) forums, part of the PUBLISH / UPLOAD PROJECT OR DOWNLOAD REFERENCE PROJECT category; ...

Reply

 

Thread Tools Display Modes
SWOT ANALYSIS ON VODAFONE
Old
 (1 (permalink))
Abhijeet S
abhishreshthaa is a splendid one to beholdabhishreshthaa is a splendid one to beholdabhishreshthaa is a splendid one to beholdabhishreshthaa is a splendid one to beholdabhishreshthaa is a splendid one to beholdabhishreshthaa is a splendid one to beholdabhishreshthaa is a splendid one to behold
 
abhishreshthaa
Operations Manager at Management Paradise
Management Paradise Guru
 
Status: Offline
Posts: 7,045
Join Date: May 2010
SWOT ANALYSIS ON VODAFONE - November 24th, 2010

SWOT ANALYSIS ON VODAFONE

Vodafone Group plc is a global telecommunications company headquartered in Newbury, 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 around 332 million proportionate subscribers as at 30 September 2010. It 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 voice data fone, chosen by the company to "reflect the provision of voice and data services over mobile phones".[7][non-primary source needed

Its primary listing is on the London Stock Exchange and it is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. It had a market capitalisation of approximately £92 billion as of November 2010, making it the third largest company on the London Stock Exchange.It has a secondary listing on NASDAQ.

In 1980, Sir Ernest Harrison OBE, chairman of Racal Electronics plc's, the UK's largest maker of military radio technology, agreed a deal with Lord Weinstock of General Electric Company plc to allow Racal to access some of GEC's tactical battlefield radio technology. Briefing the head of Racal's military radio division Gerry Whent to drive the company into commercial mobile radio, Whent visited GE's factory in Virginia, USA in 1980.

In 1982, Racal's newly formed subsidiary Racal Strategic Radio Ltd under CEO Whent, won one of two UK cellular telephone network licences; the other going to British TelecomThe network, known as Racal Vodafone was 80% owned by Racal, Millicom with 15% and Hambros Technology Trust 5% respectively. Vodafone was launched on 1 January 1985.Racal Strategic Radio was renamed Racal Telecommunications Group Limited in 1985. On 29 December 1986, Racal Electronics bought out the minority shareholders of Vodafone for GB£110 million.

Under stock market pressure to realise full value for shareholders (the mobile unit was being valued at the same amount as the whole Racal group), in September 1988, the company was again renamed Racal Telecom, and on 26 October 1988, Racal Electronics floated 20% of the company. The flotation valued Racal Telecom at GB£1.7 billion.On 16 September 1991, Racal Telecom was demerged from Racal Electronics as Vodafone Group.
In July 1996, Vodafone acquired the two thirds of Talkland it did not already own for £30.6 million. On 19 November 1996, in a defensive move, Vodafone purchased Peoples Phone for £77 million, a 181 store chain whose customers were overwhelmingly using Vodafone's network.In a similar move the company acquired the 80% of Astec Communications that it did not own, a service provider with 21 stores.

In 1997, Vodafone introduced its Speechmark logo, as it is a quotation mark in a circle; the O's in the Vodafone logotype are opening and closing quotation marks, suggesting conversation.

On 29 June 1999, Vodafone completed its purchase of AirTouch Communications, Inc. and changed its name to Vodafone Airtouch plc. Trading of the new company commenced on 30 June 1999.To approve the merger, Vodafone sold its 17.2% stake in E-Plus Mobilfunk. The acquisition gave Vodafone a 35% share of Mannesmann, owner of the largest German mobile network.

On 21 September 1999, Vodafone agreed to merge its U.S. wireless assets with those of Bell Atlantic Corp to form Verizon Wireless.The merger was completed on 4 April 2000.


Strengths

* Diversified geographical portfolio with strong mobile telecommunications operations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and to some extent the US
* Network infrastructure
* Leading presence in emerging markets such as India
* Strong in Cities

Weakness

* Negative return on assets (ROA) underperform key competitors like AT&T, BT Group, Deutsche Telecom
* US business not nearly as strong as European/rest of the world operations
* 80% of its business is generate in Europe (see below for explanation)
* No Network in Rural Areas

Opportunities
  • Focus on cost reductions improving returns:-
  • Majority stake in Hutchison Essar in India :-
  • Research and development of new mobile technologies :-
  • Good Tarrif packages


Threats

* Highly competitive market
* Still lags behind major competitors in the US
* Extremely high penetration rates in key European markets
* European Union regulation on cross-border cell phone usage by customers
Advertisements



Help Others > Network > Grow


Work with us part time/full time as forum moderator. Email us your resume on careers @ managementparadise.com PLS PRESS THANKS BUTTON IF U LIKED MY POST.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Friends: (0)
Reply With Quote
Re: SWOT ANALYSIS ON VODAFONE
Old
 (2 (permalink))
Ashish N
kokes46 is an unknown quantity at this point
 
kokes46
Student of MBA
Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Status: Offline
Posts: 33
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Re: SWOT ANALYSIS ON VODAFONE - November 28th, 2010

hi.nice one..good info.............................................. .
Friends: (0)
Reply With Quote
Re: SWOT ANALYSIS ON VODAFONE
Old
 (3 (permalink))
Raj Verma
raj_verma61 is an unknown quantity at this point
 
raj_verma61
Management Paradise Newbie
Status: Offline
Posts: 336
Join Date: Aug 2013
Re: SWOT ANALYSIS ON VODAFONE - August 7th, 2014

Nice Project on SWOT Analysis on Vodafone. Thanks for Sharing.
Friends: (0)
Reply With Quote
Re: SWOT ANALYSIS ON VODAFONE
Old
 (4 (permalink))
Business Education
Business-education is on a distinguished road
 
Business-education
Student of BMM
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Management Paradise Guru
Status: Offline
Posts: 4,329
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Re: SWOT ANALYSIS ON VODAFONE - June 11th, 2015

Vodafone is the trust worthy brand and highly credible. Vodafone main strength lies is in their promotion strategy. They follow aggressive promotional strategy and knows when to strike hard to induce consumer. Their advertising too, have sensation and implementation of advertising plus their placing on various media channels is exceptional and perfectly planned according to the necessity of the situation.
Friends: (0)
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
analysis, china mobile, data services, global telecommunications, military radio technology, mobile phones, mobile telecommunications, partner networks, proportionate subscribers, racal electronics, radio technology, sir ernest harrison obe, swot, swot analysis vodafone, uk's largest, verizon wireless, vodafone, vodafone analysis, vodafone group, voice data fone, world's second-largest
Related to SWOT ANALYSIS ON VODAFONE
 

Similar Threads

Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
SWOT ANALYSIS Sunanda K. Chavan Entrepreneurship / Intrapreneurship 1 February 28th, 2016 12:55 AM
Vodafone Demand Analysis & Supply analysis Rohit Srimal Final 100 Mark Project 0 October 22nd, 2010 01:06 AM
Pest Analysis & Swot analysis Karan Shah Business Environment (B.E) 0 July 30th, 2010 01:21 AM
swot analysis: Omais Siddiqi Business Environment (B.E) 0 December 4th, 2009 07:54 PM
SWOT Analysis nick18_in Personal Interviews ( PI ) 0 November 25th, 2006 03:13 PM
 


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


ManagementParadise.com is not responsible for the views and opinion of the posters. The posters and only posters shall be liable for any copyright infringement.



Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.