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Vodafonewatch is a valued tool of companies and individuals both supplying and competing with Vodafone Group.
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The independent monitor of Vodafone Group worldwide. A unique monthly report for the industry. Provides an intimate snapshot of Vodafone, with SWOT, political analysis, market share, activities, communication opportunities, threats, political factors, company background and structure, management, revenue, market segmentation, market research on its peers, with a focus on Vodafone UK, its market share, and resumes of the Vodafone annual reports - all presented in one handy monthly newsletter format!
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What is it?
A comprehensive insight report service delivered monthly to licensed users, giving a detailed account on everything happening across the whole of Vodafone, its OpCos, Investments, Associates, and Partner Markets.
Vodafonewatch gives users:
- An impartial perspective — i.e. not just what Vodafone wants you to hear.
- Knowledge and insight — highlighting opportunities for suppliers.
- Threats, strategy, innovations, and other key intelligence about Vodafone Group worldwide.
- Expert opinion — our core team (research analysts, reporters, and editors) follow Vodafone daily and have been delivering the service for over seven years, making their knowledge and understanding immense.
Who uses it?
Vodafonewatch is essential reading for people, teams and organisations looking to create, develop, and extend long‑term relationships with clients across Vodafone Group.
The service is popular with:
- Thousands of people within Vodafone itself — right up to board level.
- Vodafone’s top, established suppliers — including ‘Suppliers of the Year’.
- Rising-star vendors.
- Organisations and Account Directors looking to open and build relationships with Vodafone, who are aware that sales cycles takes time, investment, and repeated contact — initially to achieve key relationship and then to extend this across multiple OpCos, etc.
Vodafonewatch clients are typically Vodafone suppliers and many fall into the following segments:
- Smartphone manufacturers.
- Network equipment providers.
- Value-added services players.
- IT and IS suppliers.
- OSS/BSS vendors.
- Professional services firms.
- Marketing agencies.
- HR/Search consultancies.
- Other stakeholders, including investment banks and public bodies.
8 reasons to sign up and start using Vodafonewatch now
“ Could you send this [Vodafonewatch] out to the GAMs and NAMs [Global and National Account Managers] — I’m sure some of the guys will already subscribe, but, if they don’t, it’s worth registering [as] it gives an incredible amount of information about all our business units.”
— Direct quote, from a Vodafone Global Enterprise (VGE) executive, March 2010.
- Inside track – we reveal things that you’ll otherwise miss. We present an expert view and reveal information not widely communicated across Vodafone itself, which is often material that your contacts and network won’t be seeing. This is partly why Vodafone people like the service so much.
- Contacts and leads — take advantage of Vodafonewatch to keep an eye on people movements, extending your knowledge about the executives behind initiatives, contracts, and new ventures; information that is not communicated in other sources and that shows how they fit into the bigger picture of Vodafone Group.
- Defend your account — competition to supply Vodafone is rife, and developing business with the Group and its ecosystem of OpCos, Investments, Associates and Partners is a long-term investment. Take advantage of Vodafonewatch to ensure you and all your physical and virtual teams are clued‑up and protecting the hard work and money you’re invested.
- Sell more to Vodafone — ensure you miss nothing pertinent to building new business. Maximise your account knowledge (with minimum time and effort expended), to support your engagements and deliver on potential as well as aspirations across the account.
- Widen and deepen your roots across Vodafone — Use the leads, insight, and knowledge that Vodafonewatch imparts each month, to raise awareness and understanding of who the decision-makers, influencers, and people-of-tomorrow are, and with whom to connect. Be prepared for sudden reorganisations that can disrupt your hard won and established networks…and present you with new opportunities.
- Creative cross- and up-selling — achieve a regular and reliably updated, holistic view of Vodafone, enabling you to learn and predict organisational behaviour, and helping you to anticipate openings where Vodafone evidently has needs and faces challenges.
- Stand out from the crowd — take advantage of the knowledge captured by Vodafonewatch to differentiate and enhance your positioning and propositions.
- The perfect reference for your strategic account— step back and use the Vodafonewatch archive to validate your existing knowledge and leverage this valuable resource to feed into and help build your strategic account plans and briefings. Many of our existing clients use Vodafonewatch as a central component of briefings to their teams and senior management.
Vodafone Group central functions
- Vodacom Group (Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Mozambique, Tanzania, South Africa)
- Vodafone Albania
- Vodafone Czech Republic
- Vodafone Egypt
- Vodafone Germany
- Vodafone Ghana
- Vodafone Greece
- Vodafone Ireland
- Vodafone Hungary
- Vodafone Essar (India)
- Vodafone Malta
- Vodafone Netherlands
- Vodafone New Zealand
- Vodafone Portugal
- Vodafone Qatar
- Vodafone Romania
- Vodafone Spain
- Vodafone Turkey
- Vodafone UK
- China Mobile
- Polkomtel (Poland)
- Safaricom (Kenya)
- SFR (France)
- Verizon Wireless (USA)
- Vodafone Hutchison Australia
- Vodafone Fiji
- Vodafone Italy
- Zain Bahrain
- Airtel-Vodafone (Guernsey, Jersey)
- Al-Madar (Libya)
- Azerfon (Azerbaijan)
- Bité (Latvia, Lithuania)
- Chunghwa Telecom (Taiwan)
- Cytamobile-Vodafone (Cyprus)
- Digicel Caribbean (Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Guyana, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Dominica, French West Indies, Grenada, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Panama, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands)
- DTAC (Thailand)
- du (United Arab Emirates)
- Elisa (Estonia, Finland)
- Entel PCS (Chile)
- mobilkom austria (Austria/A1, Bulgaria/Mobiltel, Croatia/VIPnet, Macedonia/VIP operator, Serbia/VIP mobile, Slovenia/Si.mobile-Vodafone) (Bulgaria)
- MTS (Armenia, Russia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan)
- Proximus (Belgium)
- Roshan (Afghanistan)
- SmarTone-Vodafone (Hong Kong)
- Swisscom (Switzerland)
- Tango (Luxembourg)
- Telekom Malaysia (Malaysia/Celcom, Singapore/M1, Sri Lanka/Dialog)
- TDC (Denmark, Norway, Sweden)
- Vodafone Iceland (Faroe Islands, Iceland)
Associates, Investments, and Joint-Ventures
Cost and outputs
- 10–12 reports per year, comprehensively covering Vodafone Group and its global interests.
- Account Team Licences (up to 40 people): £5,000 per year.
- Attractive deals are available for larger teams and to accommodate collaboration tools, portals, packages of our services, multi-year commitment, etc.
- Content include Snapshots, Executive Briefs, and Extracts.
- Samples available on request.
Pricing is typically US$8.2k / €5.7k / £5k-per-year mid-sized account teams, tailored to meet your needs and situation. Also available are back issues, which provide a valuable library of historical events, strategic initiatives, financials and KPIs.