On March 30, 2017 13:22 (IST)
The telecom minister also said that there is no fear of cartelization in the telecom sector in the wake of large number of mergers and acquisitions.
On March 26, 2017 17:30 (IST)
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on March 24 issued a circular for waiver of interest in disputed tax demand in different scenarios.
On March 21, 2017 13:03 (IST)
Analysts are of the view that the competition in the industry is unlikely to subside in the medium term despite the mega merger of Idea Cellular and Vodafone India.
On March 20, 2017 22:52 (IST)
Idea managing director Himanshu Kapania was addressing the analysts after Idea decided to merge its operations with the British telecom giant's local unit to create the largest telecom company in the country with a combined valuation of $23.2 billion.
On March 20, 2017 18:32 (IST)
Cellular operators' body COAI said it hopes that the amalgamation will get "quick" clearances given the Centre's emphasis on ease of doing business.
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 12:33 (IST)
The stock plunged to a low of Rs 92 following unconfirmed reports the deal may value the stock at much lower than the current market price.
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 19, 2017 15:02 (IST)
Vodafone is the first telecom player to partner with Amazon Prime Video India and its consumers can enjoy Amazon Prime with a special offer on Vodafone SuperNet 4G network.
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 06, 2017 13:09 (IST)
In the mobile space, Netflix will partner with Vodafone on pre-paid programs and will enable payment integration, allowing Vodafone customers in India to pay for their Netflix subscriptions via their monthly bill.
On February 27, 2017 19:23 (IST)
RJIO argued that Vodafone's petition alleging inaction by TRAI against alleged violation of tariff orders by Reliance was not maintainable in high court and the telecom major ought to have moved TDSAT.
On February 27, 2017 18:24 (IST)
Large countries only need three service providers while smaller nations could be covered by two carriers, he said.
On February 23, 2017 18:36 (IST)
The acquisition will boost Bharti Airtel's spectrum footprint with the addition of 43.4 MHz spectrum in the 1800 MHz band.
On February 23, 2017 16:02 (IST)
Idea Cellular, which is in talks with Vodafone's Indian unit about a merger, rose 6.22 per cent to be the top gainer among the 51 shares in Nifty.
On February 23, 2017 11:56 (IST)
Bharti Airtel said on Thursday it will buy Telenor (India) Communications Pvt Ltd, as part of which it will acquire the Norwegian company's operations in six states. It did not disclose financial terms of the deal.
On February 22, 2017 18:49 (IST)
Vodafone Private Recharge Mode (PRM)- a free of cost service for West Bengal subscribers, enables users to recharge their mobile phones, without sharing their mobile numbers with retailers.
On February 19, 2017 19:34 (IST)
Given the present spectrum holding, revenue and subscriber base, both the companies need to work on synergy to comply with rules.