6 per cent interest on deposits of over Rs 1 lakh: Airtel Payments Bank

Airtel Payments Bank on Monday announced that customers with savings account deposits of over Rs 1 lakh will get an increased interest rate of 6 per cent per annum.

published on : 4th May 2021

Airtel Payments Bank offers 6% per annum interest on deposits of over Rs 1 lakh 

The move follows Airtel Payments Bank becoming the first payments bank to implement an enhanced day-end savings limit of Rs 2 lakh, as per the Reserve Bank of India guidelines.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Jio, Airtel unlikely to hike tariffs as stiff competition builds up

The agency pointed out that there is a close contest between the top two telcos, when one goes by active subscriber base with Jio’s share at 33.7 per cent and Airtel’s at 33.6 per cent.

published on : 28th April 2021

Telecom department gets Rs 2,307 crore from Jio, Airtel via immediate spectrum allocation

DoT explained that the harmonisation exercise facilitates more efficient utilisation of spectrum held by operators, leading to improved quality of service for consumers.

published on : 17th April 2021

Telecom market now down to nearly 2.5 players: Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Mittal

Mittal said that India will be a force in the next 5-10 years as a major economy, building its success on industrial upliftment, digital upliftment and self-reliance.

published on : 16th April 2021

Bharti Airtel tweaks corporate structure to focus on digital business

According to the firm, the plan involves Airtel Digital Limited being folded into the listed Bharti Airtel Ltd so far, the vehicle for the group’s communications business.

published on : 15th April 2021

Jio to acquire some of Bharti Airtel’s spectrum resources for Rs 1,497 crore

According to a statement from the companies, the agreement will see Jio acquire a portion of spectrum in the 800 MHz band in these circles at an aggregate value of Rs 1,497 crore.

published on : 7th April 2021

Jio inks pact with Airtel to buy spectrum in 800 MHz band; deal valued at Rs 1,497 crore

This marks the first such deal between the two telecom giants.

published on : 6th April 2021

Bharti Airtel, Apollo 24/7 join hands to provide e-healthcare services

Under the collaboration, Airtel Platinum and Gold customers will get complimentary membership to Apollo Circle.

published on : 5th April 2021

Mastercard to invest about Rs 733 crore in Airtel Africa's mobile money for minority stake

Mastercard would hold a minority stake in AMC BV on completion of the deal, with Airtel Africa continuing to hold the majority stake, an Airtel statement said.

published on : 1st April 2021

Airtel gets CERT-IN thumbs up for govt cyber security services

According to a stock exchange filing made by Airtel on Wednesday, it has been empanelled by the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN). 

published on : 1st April 2021

Enterprise is new big business for telecom firms

Among those who are active in the space, the Tata group and Airtel both have a greater focus toward larger enterprises, with the former not present in the MSME space at all.

published on : 13th March 2021

DoT to issue demand notes to telecom firms on upfront payment for spectrum bought in auctions

DoT sources told PTI that the demand notes will be sent out to the three companies this week, and entails largely the upfront payment for spectrum that is ready to be allocated.

published on : 7th March 2021

Takeaways for Centre from spectrum auction

Telecom spectrum was auctioned after a gap of five years, but it didn’t fetch a fortune.

published on : 6th March 2021

Jio pockets most airwaves; government to get Rs 20,000 crore this fiscal

Jio walked away with the lion’s share of winning bids worth Rs 57,122 crore. The expensive 700 MHz and 2,500 MHz band did not attract any buyers.

published on : 3rd March 2021
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