Mobile operator Vodafone Ireland has reduced the size of its board from nine to six following the removal of three non-executive directorships, reports The Irish Times. The company said the the change was part of "streamlining and simplification" process: It will also save Vodafone several hundred thousand euros a year, which can't hurt.
Swisscom AG (NYSE: SCM) has possibly upset thousands of twenty- and thirtysomethings by announcing that it has launched three new "attractive" mobile subscriptions for "young people" -- and stipulating that you have to be under 26 to be classed as a young person. Want NATEL xtra liberty start, NATEL xtra liberty primo or NATEL xtra liberty medio? Fuggeddaboutit, old-timer. (See Swisscom Unveils Yoof Service.)