Vodafone inks a $1 5 billion deal with Microsoft for AI, cloud, and IoT

Vodafone has announced a decade-long partnership with Microsoft, aiming to extend generative AI, digital, enterprise, and cloud services to over 300 million businesses and consumers across its European and African markets. Under the agreement, Vodafone will channel a substantial $1.5 billion investment into customer-centric AI, leveraging Microsoft’s Azure, OpenAI, and Copilot technologies.