The purchase of private equity-backed Ono will
be Vodafone's third European fixed-broadband acquisition in two
years as the company seeks to improve its networks and shore up
its European businesses after the $130 billion sale of its U.S.
Vodafone declined to comment.
($1 = 0.7181 euros)
(Reporting by Kate Holton in London
and Richa Naidu in Bangalore)
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