On March 28, 2017 11:40 (IST)
This transaction makes it KKR's second investment in Bharti Infratel. Previously, the funds managed by KKR had invested in Bharti Infratel in 2008-15.
On March 23, 2017 18:58 (IST)
The deal includes acquisition of Tikona's Broadband Wireless Access spectrum and 350 sites in five telecom circles, Airtel said.
On March 22, 2017 15:50 (IST)
Indian shares fell for third day in a row on Wednesday as banking, auto and FMCG shares came under heavy selling pressure amid weak global cues.
On March 22, 2017 13:31 (IST)
Reliance Jio has said in its complaint to ASCI that Bharti Airtel's claim of being "officially the fastest network" is "misleading" and done in "mala fide manner in collusion with" Ookla, a claim dismissed by Airtel.
On March 22, 2017 15:02 (IST)
On the Nifty 50, financial stocks contributed most to the losses, led by index heavyweight ICICI Bank which was down 1.6 percent.
On March 22, 2017 10:23 (IST)
Telecom stocks struggled with selling pressure, weighed by Bharti Airtel, which was down nearly 3 per cent. Tata Communications, Tata Teleservices Maharashtra, RCom, MTNL, Idea and Bharti Infratel were trading lower between 0.4 per cent and 2 per cent.
On March 21, 2017 16:54 (IST)
A day earlier, Reliance Jio had lodged a complaint with the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) against Ookla's testing.
On March 21, 2017 14:54 (IST)
Jio has approached advertisement sector watchdog ASCI against Bharti Airtel, saying the latter's claim of being "officially the fastest network" is "misleading".
On March 21, 2017 12:34 (IST)
Bharti Infratel said Nettle Infra Investments, a wholly-owned unit of Bharti Airtel, would acquire about 400 million shares on or after March 27.
On March 21, 2017 12:00 (IST)
Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Jio has been at war with most of the incumbent telecom providers for what it calls "cartelisation" to ward off competition even before its commercial launch.
On March 20, 2017 14:43 (IST)
Britain's Vodafone Group and Idea Cellular agreed on Monday to merge their Indian operations to create the country's biggest telecoms business. The merger attempts to contest a brutal price war sparked by new rival, Mukesh Ambani's Jio. "The combined company would become the leading communications provider in India with almost 400 million customers...
On March 20, 2017 12:20 (IST)
The combined Vodafone-Idea group would have almost 400 million customers, or 35 percent market share with an implied enterprise value of Rs 82,800 crore for Vodafone and Rs 72,200 crore for Idea.
On March 20, 2017 17:13 (IST)
The combined entity of Aditya Birla group's Idea Cellular and Vodafone India will have the widest network in the country and pan-India 3G/4G footprint, the companies said in a statement.
On March 17, 2017 20:14 (IST)
Bharti Airtel is offering unlimited on-net voice and 300 MB per month for Rs 146 and unlimited off-net/on-net calls and 1 GB data per day for Rs 349.
On March 16, 2017 13:36 (IST)
The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal in its order asked regulator TRAI to apprise it of the "outcome and findings of the examination" within two weeks.
On March 15, 2017 22:43 (IST)
The company has decided to sell or transfer 400 million shares to its wholly-owned subsidiary Nettle Infrastructure Investments Limited or to any potential investor.
On March 17, 2017 11:16 (IST)
Bharti Airtel is offering up to 30 GB mobile data free of cost to celebrate its rating as India's fastest mobile network by Ookla, a customer care executive said.
On March 15, 2017 16:57 (IST)
The amount of free data being offered varies for different customers and is capped at a maximum of 10 GB per month, the Airtel customer care executive said.