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Reform Package: A Positive Bet To Revamp Telecos Biz, Says Moody's

Sep 17, 2021 Outlook Business Team

According to the ratings agency, data consumption would continue to grow with increased transition to remote working and online transactions - this would help telcos' strengthen their earnings and cash flow

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

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

Jio Tower Damage Case: Airtel Dismisses Jio's Allegation Of Sabotage, Calls It 'Outrageous'

Jan 02, 2021 PTI

Airtel has shot-off a letter to the telecom department slamming the charges as baseless and outrageous.


Five Of Top 10 Most Valued Firms Lose Together Rs 91,699 Crore; RIL Worst Hit

Reliance Industries Ltd's market valuation tumbled by Rs 60,829.21 crore to Rs 12,23,416.97 crore.

29 July, 2020

Telecom Industry Lost 82 Lakh Subscribers During Lockdown In April: Report

PTI

The decline in subscriber base during April was preceded by a loss of 28 lakh connections in March, which saw the lockdown being imposed towards the end, India Ratings and Research said.


18 February, 2020

Airtel, Vodafone Idea Make Part Payment; Supreme Court Refuses To Block Coercive Action

PTI

While Airtel paid Rs 10,000 crore, Vodafone Idea Ltd put in Rs 2,500 crore and promised to pay another Rs 1,000 crore before the end of the week.


19 December, 2019

Anti-CAA Protests: Voice, SMS, Data Services Suspended In Parts Of Delhi-NCR

Outlook Web Bureau

In a tweet, which has now been deleted, Airtel said it is “complying with instructions received from govt authorities on suspending voice, SMS and data in certain areas in Delhi.”


01 December, 2019

Jio To Hike Mobile Calling, Data Charges By Up To 40% From December 6

PTI

Jio said it will continue to work with the government on the consultation process for revision of telecom tariffs


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.


29 March, 2019

SC Issues Notice To Vodafone, Airtel In Saradha Scam

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to telecom service providers Vodafone and Airtel on a CBI plea claiming that the two service providers were not co-operating with the probe agency in furnishing the call records of the accused in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam.


02 November, 2018

Reliance Jio Loses To Airtel In Download Speed, Tops In 4G Availability: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

Airtel has provided the fastest download speed, but Reliance Jio topped in 4G availability, according to an Open Signal report.


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.


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.



30 March, 2018

UIDAI Maintains Suspension On Airtel Payments Bank's Aadhaar E-KYC Licence

Outlook Web Bureau

More than 23 lakh customers had reportedly received as many as Rs 47 crore in their Airtel bank accounts, which they did not know had been opened.


10 March, 2018

RBI Imposes Rs 5 Crore Penalty On Airtel Payments Bank For Violating KYC Norms

Outlook Web Bureau

This penalty has been imposed "for contravening the 'Operating Guidelines for Payments Banks' and directions issued by RBI on KYC norms," RBI said in a statement.


21 January, 2018

Woman Claims Her Aadhaar Linked To Nine Mobile Connections, UIDAI Says Go File A Complaint With TRAI

Outlook Web Bureau

She also added that the executive told her that the operator had allowed six connections, but failed to explain how the seventh, eighth and ninth connections were linked to her Aadhaar


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