Vodafone Idea denies reports of exiting six telecom circles

Vodafone India and Idea Cellular started integration of their networks after completing their merger on August 31, 2018.

published on : 31st August 2019

Jio beats Airtel to top telecom revenue earner at Rs 10,900 crore

Industry watchers noted Jio was number in AGR in 14 circles, Airtel in three circles and Vodafone Idea in 5 circles.

published on : 28th August 2019

Jio tops 4G download speed chart in July, BSNL fastest in 3G

After registering a dip in 4G download speed at 17.6 Mbps in June, Jio's network recorded improvement in speed at 21 Mbps.

published on : 20th August 2019

Balesh Sharma quits, Ravinder Takkar now Vodafone Idea CEO

Balesh Sharma will be taking up a new role with Vodafone Group, which will be announced in due course.

published on : 20th August 2019

Balesh Sharma steps down as CEO of Vodafone Idea; Ravinder Takkar to take over

Ravinder Takkar, currently Vodafone Group's representative in India, will be appointed as the new MD and CEO with immediate effect, the company said in a statement.

published on : 19th August 2019

Telecom giants eagerly waiting for T-Fiber infrastructure in Telangana

All major telecom companies have expressed their interest to the State government, sources said.

published on : 16th August 2019

Vodafone Idea loses Rs 12,000 crore in m-cap over two weeks

According to brokerages, the stock market crash on Monday was a direct result of the company’s poor performance during the first quarter, with consolidated net loss at Rs 4,873.90 crore.

published on : 1st August 2019

Government wants fair competition, will not encourage monopoly: Prasad to telco CEOs

The telecom sector is burdened with staggering debt levels and cut-throat competition since 2016 when Reliance Jio stormed into the market and offered lifetime free calls and dirt cheap data.

published on : 27th July 2019

Will explore all options to protect interest: Vodafone Idea on penalty issue

The penalty on Airtel and Vodafone works out to be about Rs 1,050 crore each; while in case of Idea, it comes to about Rs 950 crore.

published on : 25th July 2019

Disappointed by penalty decision, have faith in judicial process: Airtel

Hinting at possible legal recourse, Airtel asserted that it will approach the 'appropriate forum' after receiving a formal intimation about penalty.

published on : 25th July 2019

DCC backs TRAI's Rs 3,050 crore penalty on Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea 

In its earlier meeting in June, the panel had approved the penalties but asked TRAI to revisit the quantum of fines taking into account the financial stress in the sector. 

published on : 24th July 2019

Digital Communications Commission to look into fines on Airtel, Vodafone-Idea

Any decision on either issue will have significant consequences for the industry, which has been struggling to maintain margins amidst a prolonged price war and high capex requirements.

published on : 24th July 2019

Aditya Birla Idea Payments Bank to close operations 17 months after launch

According to a company filing, the decision has been taken due to unanticipataed developments in the business landscape that have made the economic model unviable.

published on : 20th July 2019

TRAI bound by rules, cannot recommend penalty changes in interconnect case

In October 2016, TRAI had recommended imposing a total penalty of Rs 3,050 crore on Airtel, Vodafone Idea for allegedly denying interconnectivity to newcomer Reliance Jio.

published on : 14th July 2019

Government says penalise Airtel, Vodafone Idea in RJio case; asks TRAI to suggest penalty amount

Trai's recommendation came on a complaint by RJio that over 75 per cent of calls on its network were failing as incumbents were not releasing sufficient number of PoIs.

published on : 17th June 2019
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