Tag: Vodafone Idea

DoT likely to clear 5G trial applications in two weeks

NEW DELHI: Applications for 5G trials submitted by Reliance Jio, Bharti , and state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) are likely to be cleared in...

Airtel, Vodafone Idea ask DoT to lower bank guarantees for statutory dues

Mumbai: and (Vi) have urged the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to lower the amounts that they are required to provide in bank guarantees (BGs) to...

Strong performance by Jio, Bharti Airtel to buoy telecom industry growth for FY21: Fitch

NEW DELHI: The Indian telecom industry‘s mobile segment is expected to log EBITDA growth of at least 40 per cent in the current fiscal year,...

Telcos seek lower levies, taxes in upcoming Budget

MUMBAI: Mobile phone service providers have sought a reduction in licence fees, removal of goods and services tax on those fees, spectrum acquisition charges and...

Huawei India: Need fair-play and a level-playing field, says Huawei India’s CEO David Li

(This story originally appeared in on Jan 13, 2021) NEW DELHI: Weeks after the government took steps to designate a ‘trusted source’ criteria for procuring...

Vodafone Idea: Vodafone Idea hits out at Jio for baseless allegations over tower disruptions, port-outs

Mumbai: Vodafone Idea has joined Bharti Airtel in refuting competitor Reliance Jio’s allegations that channel partners of the two rivals were inciting and provoking agitators...

Scrapping of IUC levy benefit for VIL, neutral for Airtel, some impact for Jio: Credit Suisse

NEW DELHI: The elimination of inter-operator IUC charges may result in certain EBITDA gains for Vodafone Idea and some impact for Jio, while it will...

bharti airtel: Airtel, Vodafone Idea file segmented offer details to telecom regulator Trai

Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea (Vi) have both complied with the telecom regulator’s recent directive and filed details of all their segmented offers made between...

Vodafone Idea: Airtel, Vodafone Idea may need to spend 5-10% more on network gear if Huawei, ZTE left out

Kolkata: Private telecom operators Vodafone Idea (Vi) and Bharti Airtel may have to spend 5-10% more on network gear if Chinese vendors Huawei and ZTE...

Spectrum auction decision welcome; lower reserve prices would’ve allowed more resources: COAI

New Delhi: Industry body COAI on Wednesday welcomed the government’s decision to auction spectrum by March 2021 but said lower reserve prices would have freed-up...

telecom news: Telcos’ hiring to stay muted for around a year: Experts

India’s top three telecoms Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio are likely to tamp down hiring over the next year while battling the pandemic...

Vodafone Idea aims to become a ‘techco’ via partner-led strategy to drive enterprise business

NEW DELHI: Vodafone Idea has said that it is aiming to become a “techco”, or a technology company, by working with various partners to build...

Bharti Airtel, United Spirits good buy-on-dips candidates: Sandip Sabharwal

Markets adjusting to extreme optimism giving way to realism, says analyst, asksandipsabharwal.com. Is there going to be any respite for the markets any time soon...

Internet user base rises 3.4% to 743 mn at Mar-end; Jio commands over 52% market: Trai data

NEW DELHI: The number of internet subscribers in India increased to over 743 million at the end of March 2020, clocking a growth rate of...

Vodafone Idea: Voda Idea to seek shareholders’ nod to raise borrowing limit to Rs 1 lakh cr

NEW DELHI: Debt-ridden telecom operator Vodafone Idea on Monday said it will seek shareholders’ approval to raise borrowing limit to Rs 1 lakh crore, at...

Depending on NPAs, PSU banks may rally: Dipan Mehta

In case NPAs do not rise much for these banks, the PSU banks may also rally but being selective certainly always helps in a situation...

Telcos likely to add 20-30% more subscribers in September quarter

Telecom firms are expected to add 20-30% more subscribers in the quarter to September, industry experts and analysts said, after the numbers fell in the...

stock ideas: Index funds best way to play full weightage of Reliance: Sandip Sabharwal

A resurgence of huge direct buying in the Indian market combined with the F&O trading which has picked up, have been driving up stocks in...

Jio differ with Voda Idea-Airtel on need to rationalise international roaming rates

New Delhi: Reliance Jio Infocomm has taken a contradictory stand to Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel on the issue of international roaming tariffs, further underlining...

Fall in Vodafone Idea subscriber numbers worries promoters

The Aditya Birla Group and Vodafone Group Plc are alarmed at the sharp erosion in their telecom JV Vodafone Idea’s user base, with the carrier...

Why Sunil Bharti Mittal should seek out Google’s Pichai, Page & Brin

Over the years, Sunil Mittal, a feisty campaigner, has mostly chosen his partners well. Singtel has been a consistent ally. Vodafone has been too. Walmart...

Lockdown, Day 65: India faces a jobs paradox

There is a paradox seemingly rooted in inequality when it comes to the country’s job crisis post COVID-19. According to CMIE, some 122 million Indians...

Vodafone news: Vodafone Idea works towards cost efficiency

New Delhi/Mumbai: Vodafone Idea (VIL) said its call to bunch 22 circles into 10 clusters is a step towards a “new operating model, which is...

Market Movers: Strides, Vodafone shine, financials party; 90 scrips at 52-week lows

NEW DELHI: The bulls upped the ante on Dalal Street on Wednesday, building on the gains of last two days as multiple parts of the...

No more extentions for Infratel-Indus deal deadline beyond June 24: Akhil Gupta

NEW DELHI: Bharti Infratel Chairman Akhil Gupta said that the merger with Indus Towers has been an “overhang” on the tower company, but he expects...