Vodafone signs $1.5bn Microsoft deal for AI, cloud and IoT

Vodafone and Microsoft have lifted the covers off a new, 10-year strategic partnership that will see them jointly aim to offer scaled digital platforms to over 300 million businesses, public sector organizations, and consumers across Europe and Africa.

As part of the deal, Vodafone has committed to a $1.5 billion investment in cloud and customer-focused AI services over the next decade with Microsoft.