Vodafone Greece

Vodafone Greece is the Greek subsidiary of Vodafone. Its headquarters are in Halandri - one of the northern suburbs of Athens.

Vodafone Greece was established in Greece in 1992 – under the trade name Panafon – with the participation of Vodafone Group Plc., France Telecom, Intracom and Data Bank, and was officially renamed to Vodafone in January 2002. In December 1998, the company listed its shares in the Athens and London stock exchange, while in July 2004 it de-listed from ATHEX. Vodafone Group Plc. is the company’s major shareholder with 99.8% of Vodafone Greece shares.

Vodafone has the most extensive, technologically advanced and faults and malfunctions resistant mobile telephony network in Greece, able to provide broad coverage by ensuring high-quality communication.

Having adopted a purely client-centred mentality, the company offers tailor-made tarrif plans, for both post-pay and pre-pay customers (Vodafone à la Carte and Vodafone CU). The empowered by 3G Vodafone live! provides customers with services such as video-call, mobile TV, high-quality music and high-speed games. Finally, Vodafone offers specialised services that cover business communication needs, such the Vodafone Mobile Connect card and BlackBerry®. Vodafone subscriber numbers in Greece begin with the 3 digit code 694 followed by a seven digit subscriber number, although due to the advent of number portability in Greece, it's possible for customers to take their number to another network with them. During February of 2005, Vodafone Greece found itself in the headlines after it was revealed that top government ministers as well as public and private figures had their Vodafone mobiles wiretapped for six months during and after the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. The case is currently being investigated by the Greek government and verdicts as to who is responsible are expected shortly.

Type Private

Founded 1993

Headquarters Halandri, Greece

Industry Mobile telecommunications

Products Vodafone live!, Vodafone Simply, Vodafone Passport, Vodafone A la Carte, Vodafone CU etc



Links

Vodafone Greece's Website

Vodafone Global's Website

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