By Economic Times

Global mobile communications major Vodafone Plc is evaluating the merits of a potential acquisition of Cable & Wireless Worldwide, a more than 150-year-old telecom entity that was primarily set up to cater to the needs of the erstwhile British Empire.

Both UK majors have a good presence in India, where Cable & Wireless Worldwide (CWW) first made its entry in 1872 as an under-sea cable firm by the name of Eastern Telegraph Company.

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