No need to involve RBI in deal: Vodafone
Apr 20, 2011
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 February 25, 2016 19:25 (IST)
Leading global telecom operators including China Mobile, Vodafone, Bharti Airtel and SoftBank have joined hands to launch five-year programme GTI 2.0, which aims to advance existing 4G technology and industrialization of 5G technologies.
On February 23, 2016 00:02 (IST)
Ahead of the biggest ever telecom spectrum auction in India, UK's Vodafone on Monday warned that a high price for airwaves can hit investments in the country.
On November 13, 2015 15:22 (IST)
British telecom group Vodafone has committed investments totalling Rs 13,000 crore in India for capacity augmentation and new business initiatives.
On October 14, 2015 20:49 (IST)
Regretting the problem of call drops in India, British telecom giant Vodafone on Wednesday said the issue is related to operational conditions in the country on which the government is working "positively".
On October 14, 2015 15:08 (IST)
Mr Calao said India is one of the most important markets for Vodafone, calling it "one of the 5 big pillars for the company".
On July 21, 2015 15:50 (IST)
Vodafone said the bosses of its four biggest European markets would report directly to chief Vittorio Colao to speed up decision making in fast-changing markets, after it decided to scrap its European regional management structure.
On March 02, 2015 22:10 (IST)
He, however, added that India is "a great country" and is emerging as the second biggest market for Vodafone.
On February 03, 2015 21:16 (IST)
British telecom major Vodafone has said it plans to list its Indian unit on local bourses and is waiting for the right time for an initial public offering or IPO.
On September 24, 2014 20:33 (IST)
On a short visit to India, Vodafone Group CEO Vittorio Colao told the media that the outlook in the country has changed after the elections and he felt the Modi Government was pro-business.
On May 20, 2014 23:11 (IST)
Vodafone chief executive Vittorio Colao has challenged India's incoming government, led by Narendra Modi's BJP, to back up its pro-business credentials by resolving the telecoms group's long-running tax dispute in the country.
On May 20, 2014 19:46 (IST)
Britain's Vodafone said next year's earnings would be hit by vital investment in its network, as it again wrote down the value of some of its European business - this time by 6.6 billion pounds - owing to tough market conditions.
On March 17, 2014 13:44 (IST)
British mobile phone giant Vodafone has agreed to buy Spanish cable television and internet provider Ono for 7.2 billion euros, or $10 billion, it said on Monday.
On December 08, 2013 16:53 (IST)
Calling itself a long-term player in India, UK-based telecom company Vodafone Group has said the country is moving in the right direction on the regulatory front though issues like spectrum usage charges and the tax case were still a concern for the company.
On December 05, 2013 17:41 (IST)
The new rules bar holding stake in competitors as both Vodafone India, a subsidiary of the UK-based group and Bharti Airtel offer telecom services in India.
On December 04, 2013 21:57 (IST)
Vodafone Group Plc plans to invest $3 billion in Indian networks in the next two years, chief executive Vittorio Colao said on Wednesday.
On December 03, 2013 19:56 (IST)
The British telecom major is facing a tax liability of over Rs 11,200 crore, along with interest, on its 2007 acquisition of Honk Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa's stake in India's telecom major, Hutchison Essar.
On November 24, 2013 17:21 (IST)
Pending the settlement of its Rs 11,200 crore tax dispute with authorities here, UK-based telecom giant Vodafone's chief executive Vittorio Colao is scheduled to visit India in the first week of December and is expected to meet Finance Minister P Chidambaram and several senior officials, according to a source.