Cautionary statement
and legal notices

This constitutes the online annual report of Vodafone Group Plc (the ‘Company’) for the year ended 31 March 2010 and is dated 18 May 2010. This online Annual Report has been adapted for online presenation, including changes to facilitate navigation (such as replacing page numbers with hyperlinks) and elements of graphical design. A pdf version of the annual report can be found in the downloads section. The content of the Group’s website ( should not be considered to form part of this annual report or the Company’s annual report on Form 20-F.

In the discussion of the Group’s reported financial position, operating results and cash flow for the year ended 31 March 2010, information is presented to provide readers with additional financial information that is regularly reviewed by management. However this additional information is not uniformly defined by all companies, including those in the Group’s industry. Accordingly, it may not be comparable with similarly titled measures and disclosures by other companies. Additionally, certain information presented is derived from amounts calculated in accordance with IFRS but is not itself an expressly permitted GAAP measure. Such non-GAAP measures should not be viewed in isolation or as an alternative to the equivalent GAAP measure. 

All amounts in this document marked with an “(*)” represent organic growth which presents performance on a comparable basis, both in terms of merger and acquisition activity and foreign exchange rates.

For further information see “Non-GAAP information” and “Definition of terms”.

The terms “Vodafone”, the “Group”, “we”, “our” and “us” refer to the Company and, as applicable, its subsidiaries and/or its interests in joint ventures and associates.

This document contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the US Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 with respect to the Group’s financial condition, results of operations and business management and strategy, plans and objectives for the Group. For further details please see “Forward-looking statements” and “Principal risk factors and uncertainties” for a discussion of the risks associated with these statements.

Vodafone, the Vodafone logo, Vodafone Mobile Broadband, Vodafone Passport, Vodafone Email Plus, M-PESA, M-PAISA, Vodafone Money Transfer, Vodafone Station, Vodafone 360, Vodafone One Net, Vodafone Sure Signal, Vodafone Mobile Connect and Vodacom are trade marks of the Vodafone Group. The RIM® and BlackBerry® families of trade marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trade marks of Research in Motion Limited, used by permission. RIM and BlackBerry are registered with the US Patent and Trademark Office and may be pending or registered in other countries. Windows Mobile and ActiveSync are either registered trade marks or trade marks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trade marks of their respective owners.

Copyright © Vodafone Group 2010

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