Vodafone (VOD) and Hutchison Whampoa (HUWHY.PK) are negotiating to combine their cellular...

|About: Vodafone Group Plc (VOD)|By:, SA News Editor

Vodafone (VOD) and Hutchison Whampoa (HUWHY.PK) are negotiating to combine their cellular networks in Ireland, Bloomberg reports. Any deal would add to similar agreements between operators in Europe, such as one between Vodafone and Telefonica's O2 unit in the U.K., as carriers look to lower costs and offer faster downloads.