Leaks about Vodafone's (VOD) buyout interest in German cable operator Kabel Deutschland have...

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

Leaks about Vodafone's (VOD) buyout interest in German cable operator Kabel Deutschland have "complicated internal discussions" and led Vodafone to put its efforts on ice for now, 3 sources tell Bloomberg. Though Vodafone could still make a bid at some point, there's no longer any timetable, and Kabel could strike a deal with another another carrier in the interim - KPN and Telefonica Deutschland (TEF) are seen as potential partners. Kabel -2.5% in Frankfurt.