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Sunil Mittal Aspires To Keep The Telecom Industry Together; Spoke To Vodafone-Idea Chief About Telecom Reforms

Sep 16, 2021 Outlook Business Team

He urged the industry to work together in areas such as infrastructure but said he was strictly opposed to any cartelisation

Vodafone Idea Breach 26 Per-Cent Mark A Day After Announcement Of Reforms

Sep 16, 2021 Outlook Business Team

The surge comes a day after the Union Government announced a slew of reforms for telecommunication sector including a four-year moratorium on payment of dues and allowing 100 percent FDI in the sector


Govt Considering Token Stake in Vodafone-Idea to Boost Investor Confidence: Sources

The move is aimed at instilling investor confidence in the beleaguered company; Kumar Mangalam Birla had offered his stake in the Vodafone-Idea combine to the Government last month

A relief package could be underway for the troubled Telecom sector

Sep 15, 2021 Outlook Business Team

According to PTI, the Union Cabinet is considering a relief package in the form a moratorium on payment on spectrum dues alongside revision of ADRs, spectrum charges and on unpaid dues


What Awaits Vodafone-Idea: Separating Facts From Fiction

From bankruptcy to selling off of stakes to the government, rumours are abuzz about Vi. We tell the facts from the fake.

18 November, 2019

Vodafone Idea, Airtel To Raise Tariffs From December 1

IANS

Mobile data charges in India are by far the cheapest in the world even as the demand for mobile data services continue to grow rapidly, the company said.


31 August, 2018

Idea, Vodafone Merger Aims For Top Spot In Indian Telecom Sector

Outlook Web Bureau

Kumar Mangalam Birla will be chairman of the new company that will have a 12-member board of directors.


31 August, 2018

Law Tribunal Clears Merger, Vodafone Idea To Become Country's Largest Telecom Operator

Outlook Web Bureau

Vodafone Idea is expected to have a subscriber base of over 400 million


26 July, 2018

Govt Gives Final Approval To Vodafone-Idea Merger, To Be India's Largest Operator

Outlook Web Bureau

The move comes just days after Idea Cellular and Vodafone India made a joint payment of Rs 7,268.78 crore 'under protest' to the Department of Telecom (DoT) for merging their mobile businesses.


24 July, 2018

Idea, Vodafone Pay Rs 7,249 cr For Merger, Set To Become Largest Telecom Operator

Outlook Web Bureau

The Department of Telecom gave conditional nod for merger on July 9 and asked the companies to meet the demand raised for taking merger on record.


12 January, 2018

NCLT Approves Idea-Vodafone Merger

Outlook Web Bureau

Vodafone To Hold 47.5 % Stake In The Merged Entity


15 October, 2017

'Link Aadhaar To Your Mobile Number': Telecom Firms Bombard Consumers With Threat Messages

Outlook Web Bureau

Many customers have complained that some operators have told them that their numbers would be disconnected if the verification is not "immediately completed".


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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Paramilitary jawans conduct a route march for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, in Kolkata.

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi meet Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit ahead of the oath taking ceremony for the Punjab Cabinet expansion, in Chandigarh

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