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dna
Diwali 2017: Vodafone goes the green way; to give soya, tulsi seeds to customers in Delhi storeswill bring about a change in the pollution levels of the city leading to a safe
dna / Posted yesterday
will bring about a change in the pollution levels of the city leading to a safer and healthier atmosphere for everyone," Vodafone India Delhi and NCR Business head Alok Verma said in a statement. In the gift pack, the company is giving 'super... Read more
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asianage
Indian telecom consolidation continues with Bharti-Tata deal: Fitchwhile Videocon sold its spectrum assets to Bharti and exited the industry. The
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
while Videocon sold its spectrum assets to Bharti and exited the industry. The second- and the third-largest operators, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular, decided to merge to combine spectrum assets, strengthen balance sheets and reduce cost and... Read more
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asianage
Telco competition to remain intense over 12-18 months: Moody'slong-term, we still expect competition to remain intense over the next 12-18 mo
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
long-term, we still expect competition to remain intense over the next 12-18 months as leading operators -- like Bharti, Vodafone India and Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited - look to protect and grow market share," it said. Bharti Airtel announced... Read more
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asianage
Airtel's takeover of Tata Tele beneficial but raises integration risk: S&Pthat the deal will help reduce the gap between Bharti and the new combined forc
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
that the deal will help reduce the gap between Bharti and the new combined force of soon-to-be-merged Idea Cellular and Vodafone India. However in the same breath it cautioned that market share numbers are prone to significant changes, given... Read more
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The Hindu
Airtel-Tata deal beneficial but raises integration risk: S&Pthat the deal will help reduce the gap between Bharti and the new combined forc
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
that the deal will help reduce the gap between Bharti and the new combined force of soon-to—be-merged Idea Cellular and Vodafone India. However in the same breath it cautioned that market share numbers are prone to significant changes, given... Read more
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Business Standard India
Bharti Airtel hits two-year high; stock up 16% in one weeklong-term, we still expect competition to remain intense over the next 12-18 mo
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
long-term, we still expect competition to remain intense over the next 12-18 months as leading operators -- like Bharti, Vodafone India and Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited - look to protect and grow market share," the ratings agency said. The... Read more
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5d
asianage
Tata Tele deal to help Airtel match Voda-Ideaeven post Idea-Vodafone merger. The shareholders of Idea Cellular have approved
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
even post Idea-Vodafone merger. The shareholders of Idea Cellular have approved merger scheme of its mobile business with Vodafone India. Commenting on the Bharti-Tata announcement, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said: “We see the merger... Read more
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The Economic Times
Idea shareholders okay Vodafone mergerIdea Cellular and Vodafone India have approached the National Company Law Tribu
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
Idea Cellular and Vodafone India have approached the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) for a nod, which had earlier ordered the companies to get shareholder approval, before the companies go to the telecom department to get a final approval to the... Read more
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5d
Gulf News
Billionaire gets Tata’s 40m users in ‘cash free’ dealper cent as of July, according to the latest data from the nation’s telecom reg
Gulf News / Posted 5 days ago
per cent as of July, according to the latest data from the nation’s telecom regulator. The top three carriers — Bharti, Vodafone India Ltd and Idea Cellular Ltd — control almost 60 per cent of the market. Jio now has about 11 per cent of the... Read more
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5d
The Hindu
Idea shareholders approve scheme of merger with Vodafone IndiaShareholders of telecom operator Idea Cellular have approved the scheme relatin
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
Shareholders of telecom operator Idea Cellular have approved the scheme relating to the merger of its mobile business with Vodafone India, a regulatory filing showed. Over 99 % of Idea shareholders voted in favour of the merger at the shareholders’... Read more
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5d
asianage
Idea shareholders approve scheme of merger with Vodafone IndiaShareholders of telecom operator Idea Cellular have approved the scheme relatin
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
Shareholders of telecom operator Idea Cellular have approved the scheme relating to the merger of its mobile business with Vodafone India, a regulatory filing showed. Over 99 per cent of Idea shareholders voted in favour of the merger at the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Idea shareholders approve scheme of merger with Vodafone Indiafirm stated today. The meeting of the Idea shareholders was convened after dir
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
firm stated today. The meeting of the Idea shareholders was convened after directions of the NCLT. Earlier this year, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular had agreed to merge their operations to create the country's largest telecom operator worth... Read more
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5d
asianage
Airtel to acquire struggling Tata Tele on 'no-debt, no-cash'Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Gujarat, UP (East), UP (West) and Assam in
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Gujarat, UP (East), UP (West) and Assam in a similar no cash deal. Earlier this year, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular agreed to merge their operations to create the country's largest telecom operator worth of... Read more
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6d
The Economic Times
9 macro triggers that should matter for market todaynotices to the ministry, the HC also stayed the disqualification of three such
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
notices to the ministry, the HC also stayed the disqualification of three such directors. Voda-Idea Move Court on IUC Vodafone India has moved the Bombay High Court against the telecom regulator's decision to reduce the interconnect usage... Read more
6d
The Economic Times
Vodafone moves Bombay High Court on IUCat a later date, was the same as that which was passed for Airtel and Idea afte
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
at a later date, was the same as that which was passed for Airtel and Idea after the court heard the matter on Wednesday. Vodafone India confirmed that the company has taken the legal route but did not comment further. Reliance Jio did not... Read more
6d
The Economic Times
India's telecom industry undergoing transition over the yearsTelecom (which had a stake in S Tel) exit India following licence cancellations
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
Telecom (which had a stake in S Tel) exit India following licence cancellations in the2G case 16 players : Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India, Idea Cellular, Aircel, Reliance Communications, Spice Comm, BPL Mobile, Tata Teleservices, Shyam Telelink... Read more
6d
The Economic Times
Idea, Vodafone may also offer 4G smartphonesMobile phone users looking to upgrade to smartphones will have plenty of option
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
Mobile phone users looking to upgrade to smartphones will have plenty of options this festive season with Idea Cellular and Vodafone India set to join Bharti Airtel in offering 4G phones at effective price of around or less than Rs 1,5 Both... Read more
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Business Standard India
Airtel to take over liability of nearly Rs 2,000 cr for Tata Tele spectrumAndhra Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Gujarat, UP (East), UP (West) and Assam in
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Gujarat, UP (East), UP (West) and Assam in a similar no cash deal. Earlier this year, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular agreed to merge their operations to create the country's largest telecom operator worth of... Read more
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6d
Business Standard India
Bharti Airtel-Tata Tele merger: This is what Bharti Airtel gainsthe share of total spectrum held by it and that owned by the merged entity form
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
the share of total spectrum held by it and that owned by the merged entity formed after rivals Idea Cellular’s merger with Vodafone India. Bharti and Tata Tele will together control over 28 per cent of the total spectrum available to telecom... Read more
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6d
asianage
Only fittest three will survie in telecom industry: BirlaBloomberg quoted him as saying. Birla's Idea Cellular will become largest tele
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
Bloomberg quoted him as saying. Birla's Idea Cellular will become largest telecom operator in India after merger with Vodafone India, British headquartered company's India arm. The unified entity as per a rough estimate will have some 400... Read more
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7d
The Economic Times
Telecom Commission move to extend tenure for spectrum payments to boost telcos’ cash flow2028 under the older system, which will jack up the sector's final cash outflow
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
2028 under the older system, which will jack up the sector's final cash outflow by nearly Rs 30,000 crore. Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India, Idea Cellular and Reliance Jio did not reply to ET’s queries on the impact of TC's decisions. But some... Read more
8d
The Economic Times
Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular may see revenues plunge in September quartersaid in a note seen by ET. IUC is paid by a telco originating acall to the mob
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
said in a note seen by ET. IUC is paid by a telco originating acall to the mobile network where it terminates. Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea will be the biggest revenue losers as they have most customers and calls terminate on their networks.... Read more
9d
The Economic Times
Telcos gear up to update networks for 5G switchtrials of this technology. It is very futuristic in 5G, but we are using it in
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
trials of this technology. It is very futuristic in 5G, but we are using it in 4G,” Vishant Vora, director, technology, Vodafone India, told ET. “We are in the process of bringing massive MIMO on 4G in India,” Himanshu Kapania, managing... Read more
10d
The Economic Times
GTL Infra’s lenders bar Reliance Capital arm from bidding for its tower assetshas taken a turn for the worse as consolidation among telecom operators seem mo
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
has taken a turn for the worse as consolidation among telecom operators seem more imminent that imagined. Idea Cellular and Vodafone India are in the process of merging; Tata Teleservices is on the verge of shutting down; Reliance Communications and... Read more
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12d
The Economic Times
GST, price war to hurt Airtel, Idea in Q2: ET Pollsaid in a note seen by ET. IUC is paid by a telco originating a call to the mo
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
said in a note seen by ET. IUC is paid by a telco originating a call to the mobile network where it terminates. Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea will be the biggest revenue losers as they have the most customers and most calls terminate on their... Read more
14d
The Economic Times
DoT approaches Trai on review of spectrum caps for telecom companiesKOLKATA: Incumbent telcos are divided on the review of spectrum cap rules, with
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
KOLKATA: Incumbent telcos are divided on the review of spectrum cap rules, with Vodafone India, Idea Cellular and Reliance Communications (RCom) pushing for the removal of caps, while market leader Bharti Airtel has resisted the idea, according to a... Read more
14d
The Economic Times
As telecom sector reels, need for government to step inwill decline further to Rs 1.84 lakh crore in FY18. The industry is seeking to
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
will decline further to Rs 1.84 lakh crore in FY18. The industry is seeking to counter these setbacks by consolidating. Vodafone India and Idea are likely to complete their merger by March next year. While Bharti Airtel has acquired Telenor's... Read more
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16d
The Economic Times
Telecom companies may offer better salary hikes next yearSo, compensation growth must factor in the industries to which talent may move,
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
So, compensation growth must factor in the industries to which talent may move, added Ghose. Airtel, Idea Cellular, Vodafone India, and Reliance Jio Infocomm did not respond to ET’s e-mails on the 2018 compensation outlook. HR experts say... Read more
16d
The Economic Times
Idea-Vodafone merger likely to be completed by MarchNEW DELHI: Vodafone India and Idea Cellular merger deal is expected to be compl
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
NEW DELHI: Vodafone India and Idea Cellular merger deal is expected to be completed by March next year, as all regulatory approvals are likely to be obtained by that time, a source privy to the deal said. "There are only two permission left in the... Read more
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16d
asianage
Idea-Vodafone merger likely to be completed by MarchNew Delhi: Vodafone India and Idea Cellular merger deal is expected to be compl
asianage / Posted 16 days ago
New Delhi: Vodafone India and Idea Cellular merger deal is expected to be completed by March next year, as all regulatory approvals are likely to be obtained by that time, a source privy to the deal said. "There are only two permission left in the... Read more
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16d
The Economic Times
Telecom companies may offer better hikes next year to retain talenthad a rough year warring on price points, and competition has hurt revenue and
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
had a rough year warring on price points, and competition has hurt revenue and profitability, forcing rapid consolidation. Vodafone India and Idea Cellular, second and third on the leader-board, and are awaiting clearances for their merger, and so... Read more
19d
The Economic Times
High Court refuses to grant stay on Trai decision to cut IUCa setback to India’s older telcos while leaving new entrant Reliance Jio reliev
The Economic Times / Posted 19 days ago
a setback to India’s older telcos while leaving new entrant Reliance Jio relieved. Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Vodafone India, the country’s top three telcos serving nearly 60% of the user base, would from October 1get sharply lower IUC... Read more
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19d
The Economic Times
Trai seeks public views on norms for in-flight mobile servicesbillion in next 2 years: Bharti Enterprise VC Roads should have ducts to creat
The Economic Times / Posted 19 days ago
billion in next 2 years: Bharti Enterprise VC Roads should have ducts to create smart cities says Sunil Sood, MD and CEO, Vodafone India Make enabling laws to offer converged services, says Vodafone IMC 2017: MoU signed between BSNL and ZTE IMC... Read more
19d
The Economic Times
Telecom Commission approves Rs 2,258-crore tender for installing 2,817 mobile towersbillion in next 2 years: Bharti Enterprise VC Roads should have ducts to creat
The Economic Times / Posted 19 days ago
billion in next 2 years: Bharti Enterprise VC Roads should have ducts to create smart cities says Sunil Sood, MD and CEO, Vodafone India Make enabling laws to offer converged services, says Vodafone IMC 2017: MoU signed between BSNL and ZTE IMC... Read more
20d
The Economic Times
Telcos see big opportunity in convergence, Internet of Thingsat a panel discussion on convergence at EY-COAI TMT Leadership Conclave on Wedn
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
at a panel discussion on convergence at EY-COAI TMT Leadership Conclave on Wednesday. Sunil Sood, managing director at Vodafone India, said the country’s No. 2 carrier had already taken steps in the direction of convergence, and was the market... Read more
20d
The Economic Times
Airtel, Idea move High Court seeking stay on Trai decision to reduce IUCnotified the latest reduction on September 19, prompting accusations of lack of
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
notified the latest reduction on September 19, prompting accusations of lack of transparency and bias by Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular, which want IUC to be doubled. Trai Chairman RS Sharma defended the decision, saying it was... Read more
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20d
The Economic Times
Roads should have ducts to create smart cities says Sunil Sood, MD and CEO, Vodafone IndiaNEW DELHI: Vodafone India MD and CEO Sunil Sood said that the urban ministry sh
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
NEW DELHI: Vodafone India MD and CEO Sunil Sood said that the urban ministry should change the definition of roads to now include roads along with ducts. The telcos will put their fibre cables in them and this prevents the operators from needing... Read more
20d
The Economic Times
IMC 2017: Incumbents call for urgent government intervention to ease telecom sector stressconsolidation of the sector which will result in 8 operators coming down to thr
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
consolidation of the sector which will result in 8 operators coming down to three plus BSNL-MTNL in the next 12-18 months. Vodafone India’s chief executive Sunil Sood said that the future success of the country depends on the success of the telecom... Read more
21d
The Economic Times
Telecom companies seek faster measures to end stress on sectorNEW DELHI: India’s Big 3 phone companies — Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Id
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
NEW DELHI: India’s Big 3 phone companies — Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular — have sought immediate government intervention for alleviating mounting financial stress levels in the telecom sector, seeking lower taxes and a more... Read more
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The Economic Times
We’ll build something for the future together with Mukesh Ambani: Sunil Mittalhas spent Rs 10,000 crore till September last year in the sector. The industry
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
has spent Rs 10,000 crore till September last year in the sector. The industry led by players such as Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular put together invests between Rs 50,000 and Rs 60,000 crore in network infrastructure every... Read more
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21d
The Hindu
Who said what at the India Mobile Congresssector — taxation is very high and cost of spectrum is highest in the world, bu
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
sector — taxation is very high and cost of spectrum is highest in the world, but the tariffs are the lowest."Sunil Sood, Vodafone India CEO and MD: "The future success of the country is highly dependent on the future of the telecom... Read more
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Business Standard India
India Mobile Congress 2017: Get all updates from inaugural edition herein years to come," Sinha said. Read more Merger with Idea to be completed in 2
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
in years to come," Sinha said. Read more Merger with Idea to be completed in 2018: Vodafone CEO Sunil Sood The merger of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular was on track and was expected to be completed in calender year 2018, Vodafone India MD & CEO... Read more
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The Hindu
Merger with Idea on track for completion in 2018, says Vodafone CEOThe merger of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular is on track and is expected to b
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
The merger of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular is on track and is expected to be completed in calender year 2018, a top Vodafone official said on Wednesday. Vodafone India MD and CEO Sunil Sood said “absolutely”, when asked if the merger of the two... Read more
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Business Standard India
India Mobile Congress: Idea merger to be completed in 2018, says Voda CEOThe merger of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular is on track and is expected to b
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
The merger of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular is on track and is expected to be completed in calender year 2018, a top Vodafone official said on Wednesday. On the sidelines of the inaugural India Mobile Congress in New Delhi, when asked if the... Read more
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asianage
Vodafone India CEO Sunil Sood says merger with Idea on timeNew Delhi: The merger of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular is on track and is ex
asianage / Posted 21 days ago
New Delhi: The merger of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular is on track and is expected to be completed in calender year 2018, a top Vodafone official said on Wednesday. Vodafone India MD and CEO Sunil Sood said "absolutely", when asked if the merger... Read more
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The Economic Times
10 macro cues for your day on DSharma, Chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, told ET. COAI re
The Economic Times / Posted 22 days ago
Sharma, Chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, told ET. COAI represents companies including Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular, besides Reliance Jio Infocomm. In new rules issued on August 18, Trai set penalties of up... Read more
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22d
The Economic Times
Trai rejects companies' plea to delay penalty regime for call dropsthey share with us. There is no new system required to compute data.” COAI repr
The Economic Times / Posted 22 days ago
they share with us. There is no new system required to compute data.” COAI represents companies including Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular, besides Reliance Jio Infocomm. In new rules issued on August 18, Trai set penalties of up... Read more
22d
asianage
Intex partners with Vodafone to offer 50 per cent cashbackIntex Technologies has announced its partnership with Vodafone India to offer 5
asianage / Posted 22 days ago
Intex Technologies has announced its partnership with Vodafone India to offer 50 per cent cashback on recharges up to Rs 100 on Intex 2G feature phones. For every voice plan recharge up to Rs 100, Vodafone customers using Intex 2G handsets will get... Read more
23d
The Economic Times
Telcom companies spread Offers as festive bells tollones to use more data so their average revenue per user soars. All key competi
The Economic Times / Posted 23 days ago
ones to use more data so their average revenue per user soars. All key competitors, including market leader Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India, Idea Cellular and disruptive new entrant Reliance Jio Infocomm, have lined up special gifts or bundled offers... Read more
24d
The Economic Times
Vodafone moves Supreme Court, seeks access to cost model used to calculate IUCNEW DELHI: Vodafone India has approached the Supreme Court seeking access to th
The Economic Times / Posted 24 days ago
NEW DELHI: Vodafone India has approached the Supreme Court seeking access to the cost model used by the telecom regulator to calculate how much one operator must pay another to connect calls between their networks. Vodafone has filed a plea in the... Read more
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