Tag: Vodafone Idea

How to Activate Your Vi eSIM on iPhone, Google Pixel, Motorola Razr, Samsung Phone

Vi (formerly known as Vodafone Idea) allows its postpaid subscribers to switch to an embedded SIM — or commonly called eSIM. Activating your Vi eSIM...

5G: Big tariff shifts unlikely in short run as telcos focus on market share gains: Deloitte India analyst

Telecom operators are likely to continue with minor tweaks in mobile plans but may avoid significant hike in broader tariffs in the short-run, as they...

Vodafone Idea: Jio, Airtel to continue increasing revenue market share at Vi’s expense, say analysts

Reliance Jio and Bharti will see their revenue market share (RMS) growth accelerating in coming quarters due to loss-making rival ’s inability to invest adequately...

What happens to subscribers if Vodafone Idea dies, and other key questions

As hurtles towards bankruptcy, the question is whether the government should rescue the beleaguered company? Even if it decides to do so, will an emergency...

vodafone idea ltd: VIL’s position may be tough even post relief measures; needs meaningful capital infusion: Report

Vodafone Idea‘s cash flow analysis indicates that its situation may remain challenging even after any relief measures, and the telco needs “meaningful capital infusion” with...

View: The withdrawal of retrospective tax is a win for pragmatism

I have been an enthusiastic supporter of the tax claim by GoI on Vodafone, which had been endorsed by the Bombay High Court, set aside...

Vodafone Idea: Inability of Vodafone Idea to raise funds may hurt Indus Towers’ finances, says tower firm

Vodafone Idea’s inability to raise funds will hurt its ability to pay for infrastructure services and adversely affect Indus Towers’ overall financial condition as the...

In talks with investors for fund raise; floor price ‘best’ fix for pricing issues: VIL

Cash-strapped (VIL) on Friday said it is in active talks with potential investors for fund raising, and asserted that ‘floor price’ remains the “best and...

Vodafone Idea lenders dial Finmin, want relief for telco

A consortium of lenders to (Vi) has sought the finance ministry’s intervention to provide some relief to the cash-strapped operator, raising concerns over the telco’s...

Telecom sector news: Telcos tweak plans to push up ARPUs as near-term headline rate increase tough

India’s top telcos Reliance Jio Infocomm (Jio), Bharti and (Vi) are resorting to tweaking their tariff plans with lower data limits at higher prices but...

DoT favours price cut for 5G, 700 MHz bands

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) believes a cut in base price of 5G airwaves and the 700 MHz band plus a lesser upfront payment will...

Stock Market: Will the market party continue? Here’s what Helios India’s Dinshaw Irani has to say

“I believe that we have to be cautious in certain sectors and not go overboard while investing. We are a bit cautious in our consumer...

Vodafone Idea: VIL’s long-term business concerns remain an overhang for Indus Towers: Report

The 5G opportunities and growth momentum cited by Indus Towers’ management notwithstanding, the long-term business concerns of large client remain an overhang for the tower...

Vodafone Idea: Voda Idea dials new set of PE players for funding

(Vi) is believed to have dialled a new set of US-based private equity players, including KKR and Carlyle Group, to secure around $2-2.5 billion (₹14,500-18,100...

Vodafone Idea puts off tariff hike to June quarter

may look at raising its tariffs by the end of the April-June quarter, putting off its plans to raise prices immediately after market leader Reliance...

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...