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Vodafone and Idea to sell their telecom tower business to ATC Telecom

By : CIOL Writers

Vodafone India and Idea Cellular have separately agreed to sell their standalone telecom tower business to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd for an aggregate enterprise value of Rs 7,850 crore ($1.2 billion). The sale is likely to be completed in

CCI approves Vodafone-Idea merger

By : CIOL Writers

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the Vodafone and Idea Cellular merger. The two had announced $23 billion deal to create India’s largest entity in the telecom sector. Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Co who advised Vodafone India and

Bharti Airtel to acquire Tikona Networks’ 4G business

By : CIOL Writers

Indian telecom sector is witnessing yet another consolidation move with Bharti Airtel entering into a definitive agreement with Tikona Digital Networks to acquire Tikona’s 4G Business including the Broadband Wireless Access spectrum and 350 sites, in five telecom circles, the country’s largest

Vodafone, Idea, and Airtel launch offers to take on Reliance Jio

By : CIOL Writers

The counter-attack continues. Refusing to give up on the battle against the powerful Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone and Idea are back with a slew of new offers. As an onslaught to the recently introduced Jio Prime Membership, the established telecom networks

Another feat for Reliance Jio: 100mn subscribers already

By : CIOL Writers

The feat that Mukesh Ambani’s telecom venture was expected to achieve in six months has already been achieved by Reliance Jio well within the aimed time frame, announced the Reliance chief today. The telco head said that merely within 170

Vodafone and Idea reportedly heading towards a merger deal by this month-end

By : CIOL Writers

The mega merger deal between Vodafone India and Idea that will create India’s largest telecom firm is expected to close by this month-end, according to an Economic Times report. Citing a source, the report said, “The companies are likely to

Reliance Jio to invest Rs 30,000cr more to improve its network coverage

By : CIOL Writers

Reliance Jio is growing at a steady pace with ever increasing user base in the telecom industry. However, the telco is yet to quell constant call drops and network coverage issues. Hence, after investing Rs 1.71 lakh crores, the company

Reliance Jio reportedly planning ESOPs for its employees

By : CIOL Writers

After rolling out offers galore for its customers, Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio is now planning to roll out stock options for its employees aimed at retaining talent as well as rewarding the swift pace at which subscribers are being added

Telecom subscriber base rose to 1.074bn in September on the back of Reliance Jio

By : CIOL Writers

The formal launch of Reliance Jio in September led to a 1.98 percent increase in the telecom subscriber base to 1074.24 million in the country at September-end, according to TRAI. “The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 1,053.40

Idea launches two unlimited voice calling offers to take on Reliance Jio

By : CIOL Writers

Within hours of Airtel launching free voice calling offer to take on Reliance Jio, Idea Cellular too launched its own unlimited voice calling packs aimed at retaining its user base. Idea Cellular has launched two unlimited voice calling recharge packs.

‘BSNL will match Reliance Jio tariff-by-tariff’

By : CIOL Writers

When Reliance chief Mukesh Ambani unveiled his dream plan Reliance Jio, little did we know that telecom sector won’t be same again. The good news is that the Jio effect which was evident even before the official release (big telecom

Reliance Jio effect: Vodafone offering up to 67pc more data

By : CIOL Writers

Following in the footsteps of telecom operators Airtel and Idea Cellular, Vodafone has also come out with promotional schemes offering up to 67 percent more data of 2G, 3G, and 4G services at same price during this month. “Under the