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The main players
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Intro
Vodafone
The UK's Vodafone has more customers than any other mobile operator, after taking over US-based Airtouch and Germany's Mannesmann. It has licences to sell third generation mobile services around the globe. With relatively small debts, it is in a strong position to start building its 3G networks.

More on Vodafone
The Scramble for Mobile Licences - clickable guide
Home Page - 3G Special Section