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Jio Added Maximum Subscribers In August, Vodafone-Idea Lost About 8.33 Lakh Subscribers: TRAI Data

Jio Added Maximum Subscribers In August, Vodafone-Idea Lost About 8.33 Lakh Subscribers: TRAI Data

TRAI added that in terms of market share, Jio led the race holding 37.4 per cent of the market share. Airtel stood second with 29.85 per cent, Vodafone-Idea held 22.89 per cent whereas state-operated BSNL commanded a 9.63 per cent market share.

20 October 2021
Jio Added Maximum Subscribers In July, Vodafone-Idea Lost 14.3 Lakh Subscribers: TRAI

Jio Added Maximum Subscribers In July, Vodafone-Idea Lost 14.3 Lakh Subscribers: TRAI

The data implied Reliance Jio held a wireless user base of approx 44.3 crore as of July 31st, Airtel 35.4 crore and Vodafone-Idea 27.2 crore

23 September 2021

Business News Roundup: September 22, 2021

In this section, we recapitulate all the action from the world of business, finance and economic policymaking

Vodafone-Idea To Seek Board's Approval For Fundraising: CEO

Vodafone-Idea To Seek Board's Approval For Fundraising: CEO

Vodafone-Idea Managing Director and CEO Ravinder Takker will update its business plans as and when the actual guidelines come from the government, he informs....

22 September 2021

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

According to the ratings agency, data consumption would continue to grow with increased transition to remote working and online transactions - this would help...

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16 September 2021
Sunil Mittal Aspires To Keep The Telecom Industry Together; Spoke To Vodafone-Idea Chief About Telecom Reforms

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

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


16 September 2021
Vodafone Idea Breach 26 Per-Cent Mark A Day After Announcement Of Reforms

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...


15 September 2021
Telecom Reforms: Cabinet Approves 4-Year-Moratorium To Telcos For Payment Of Dues, 100% FDI

Telecom Reforms: Cabinet Approves 4-Year-Moratorium To Telcos For Payment Of Dues, 100% FDI

In big bang reforms, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a relief package for the telecom sector that includes a four-year moratorium on payment of...


15 September 2021
Govt Considering Token Stake in Vodafone-Idea to Boost Investor Confidence: Sources

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...


15 September 2021
A relief package could be underway for the troubled Telecom sector

A relief package could be underway for the troubled Telecom sector

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...


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04 August 2021
KM Birla’s Vodafone-Idea Letter: Cry for Help Or Masterstroke?

KM Birla’s Vodafone-Idea Letter: Cry for Help Or Masterstroke?

As Kumar Mangalam Birla steps down making way for Himanshu Kapania to take over as non-executive chairman of Vodafone-Idea, it is time to analyse what was the...


04 August 2021
Vodafone Idea Shares Plunge Over 10% After Kumar Mangalam Birla Offers To Hand Over His Stake To Govt

Vodafone Idea Shares Plunge Over 10% After Kumar Mangalam Birla Offers To Hand Over His Stake To Govt

The stock plunged 10.30 per cent to close at Rs 7.40 on the BSE. During the day, it tumbled 13.09 per cent to Rs 7.17 -- its 52-week low.


01 December 2019
Jio To Hike Mobile Calling, Data Charges By Up To 40% From December 6

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

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


30 November 2019
Telecom Turmoil: Is India Ready To Brace The Impact Of Rising Call, Data Charges

Telecom Turmoil: Is India Ready To Brace The Impact Of Rising Call, Data Charges

Saddled with huge losses and even higher debts, the telecom companies have no option but to shore up incomes and margins. Mobile data charges are one of the...


19 November 2019
After Airtel, Vodafone, Reliance Jio To Hike Mobile Tariffs Soon

After Airtel, Vodafone, Reliance Jio To Hike Mobile Tariffs Soon

Jio had stormed the telecom sector with free voice calls and dirt-cheap data


18 November 2019
Vodafone Idea, Airtel To Raise Tariffs From December 1

Vodafone Idea, Airtel To Raise Tariffs From December 1

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.


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31 August 2018
Idea, Vodafone Merger Aims For Top Spot In Indian Telecom Sector

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

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

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

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

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

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)...


01 June 2018
Silence Across The Spectrum

Silence Across The Spectrum

Telecom providers gasp for breath under Jio’s onslaught, TRAI rules. As losses mount, the future holds more hurt.


12 January 2018
NCLT Approves Idea-Vodafone Merger

NCLT Approves Idea-Vodafone Merger

Vodafone To Hold 47.5 % Stake In The Merged Entity


30 December 2017
The Year’s Biggest Business Stories That You May Have Already Forgotten

The Year’s Biggest Business Stories That You May Have Already Forgotten

It was a year of hardknocks for businessman Adani, and that of promises for Ambani.


15 October 2017
'Link Aadhaar To Your Mobile Number': Telecom Firms Bombard Consumers With Threat Messages

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

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


06 October 2017
Airtel Tops 4G Speed Charts, Reliance Jio Speed Score Lowest

Airtel Tops 4G Speed Charts, Reliance Jio Speed Score Lowest

Airtel leads the 4G and 3G speed scores, while Idea and Vodafone were locked for second place in 4G download, each with a measured average LTE speed of 7.4...


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