The chief of Vodafone Group PLC strongly denied Tuesday a recent British media report that the company is planning to sell off Japan Telecom Co.’s fixed-line business.

“We have no plans to sell Japan Telecom’s fixed business,” CEO Christopher Gent said in a news conference in Tokyo, adding that his “first and most important priority” for now is to improve the performance of Japan’s third-largest telecom carrier.

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