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Vodafone launches Mobile Workforce Essentials to help organizations manage their field force

MUMBAI, INDIA: Vodafone Business Services (VBS), the enterprise arm of Vodafone India has introduced Mobile Workforce Essentials, a cloud-based business application suite that empowers enterprises to get the most out of their field force. It is a simple, self-service, web-based

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

WhatsApp join hands with Vodafone to promote chat in local Indian languages

BANGALORE, INDIA: Vodafone India has joined hands with WhatsApp to promote and educate the user to use the messaging app in local Indian languages. WhatsApp currently has over 200 million monthly active users in India, using 10 Indian languages. To

RJio vs Airtel: Who’s the fastest?

By : CIOL Writers

The battle of telecom titans is far from over. After engaging in tariff wars, the telecom majors- Airtel and Reliance Jio are now locking horns to proclaim their networks as the fastest. But looks like there are too many referees

RJio files complaint against Airtel, Vodafone, Idea for violating licensing norms

By : CIOL Writers

The uproar in the telecom industry continues. While Reliance Jio’s unprecedented entry and growth in the Indian telecom landscape has surprised many, the incumbent operators are trying everything they can (quite literally)  to stand the battleground by launching multiple luring offers.

Vodafone files complaint with TRAI claiming RJio is ‘still’ luring customers

By : CIOL Writers

The raging competition in the Indian telecom sector is simply refusing to subdue. Though Reliance Jio has already announced that the Summer Surprise Offer has been withdrawn, Vodafone has filed a complain with TRAI saying that Jio is still “luring customers”

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 reportedly near initial agreement in merger deal

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Vodafone India and Idea Cellular are said to be nearing an initial agreement to merge their separate entities into a single unit creating India’s largest telecom network. According to a Bloomberg report, the two could make the announcement for the same

Netflix partners with Airtel, Videocon d2h and Vodafone to increase foothold in India

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to gain a bigger foothold in one of the world’s most lucrative market, global video streaming service Netflix has announced strategic partnerships with Airtel, Videocon d2h and Vodafone in India to offer locally-produced series and films to Indian viewers.

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

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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

Vodafone confirms merger talks with Idea to take on Airtel and Jio

By : CIOL Writers

After Reliance Jio, Indian telecom industry is in for another major overhaul as Vodafone Group Plc. has confirmed that it is in talks for a merger of its Indian unit with Aditya Birla Group’s Idea Cellular Ltd. The documents filed

Vodafone’s new offer- 4GB at Rs 250 to take on Reliance Jio

By : CIOL Writers

The incumbent operators’ persistent efforts to attract customers with lucrative offers and discounts are the proof that they all are having a tough time standing up to Reliance Jio’s mammoth challenge. Vodafone that recently launched Rs 1,501 data pack with

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

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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

Aircel & Airtel to appear before COIA to explain the cause of call drops

By : CIOL Writers

Despite several reminders from Reliance Jio to incumbent operators – Airtel and Aircel – to increase the points of interconnects (PoI) in order to avoid the call drops, they are yet to meet the demand. Hence, to justify the matter

Aircel launches unlimited calls and data packs

By : CIOL Writers

With Reliance Jio’s entry to the telecom market, Vodafone, Idea and Airtel have learned the true purpose of ‘Unlimited’. So after this incumbent networks offering unlimited packs to take on Reliance Jio, Aircel is next to take the stage with

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

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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

Reliance Jio extends its ‘Welcome offer’ till March’17. What next?

By : CIOL Writers

Reliance Jio has changed the face of Indian telecom industry forever. Free voice and data are perhaps unprecedented in the history of world telecom sector. Apparently, it’s also the fastest growing technology company, not only in India, but in the