Tag: Vodafone

Reliance Jio Raises Prepaid Tariffs By Around 20%
Reliance Jio Raises Prepaid Tariffs By Around 20%

It maintained that the revision in plans will start the process of ARPU (Average Revenue Per Unit) improvement and help address the financial stress faced by the industry.

FM Sitharaman Announces Rs 1.1L Crore Loan Guarantee Scheme For Covid Affected Sectors
Govt Buries Retro Taxes; Brings Bill In Lok Sabha To Withdraw Tax Demand On Vodafone

The bill has a direct bearing on long-running tax disputes with British firms Cairn Energy Plc and Vodafone Group.

SC Directs Vodafone, Airtel To Disclose TRAI Details Of Segmented Offers
SC Directs Vodafone, Airtel To Disclose TRAI Details Of Segmented Offers

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday directed Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea to disclose details sought by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in connection with segmented offers. A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde and comprising Justices A.S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian said: “In the light of the above historical background, […]

Vodafone Wins Arbitration Against India In Rs 20K Cr Retrospective Tax Dispute Case

New Delhi: Vodafone has won the case against India over a retrospective tax demand of more than Rs 20,000 crore. The Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague has ruled that the conduct of India’s tax department is in breach of “fair and equitable” treatment. Voafone had moved the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in […]

Jio Tops Race Adding 62 Lakh New Users, Airtel Adds 9 Lakh

New Delhi: Reliance Jio continues at the top spot as the largest telecom company in terms of subscribers as it added over 62 lakh new users in February, followed by Bharti Airtel which added 9 lakh. At the end of February, Reliance Jio had over 38.28 crore subscribers and Bharti Airtel had a subscriber base […]

Govt Gets Rs 23,701 Cr AGR; Airtel Pays Total Rs 18k Cr

New Delhi: The Government has received Rs 23,701 crore so far as AGR dues till Saturday with the latest payment of Rs 8004 crore by Airtel in its second instalment. Bharti Airtel on Saturday made additional payment of Rs 8,004 crore towards adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues to the Department of Telecom (DoT). This payment […]

Vodafone Idea Pays Rs 1,000 Cr To Telecom Dept Towards Dues: Source

New Delhi: Vodafone Idea on Thursday paid Rs 1,000 crore more to the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) towards its statutory dues, a senior official said. The company had paid Rs 2,500 crore to the government towards adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues on Monday. In all, it owes Rs 53,000 crore to the telecom department. The […]

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Vodafone Idea To Shift All Postpaid Users Under Vodafone RED

New Delhi: Vodafone Idea said on Thursday that all its postpaid products and services will be exclusively offered to customers under Vodafone RED plan. After the merger, this will be the telco’s first move to offer one plan for all postpaid customers of former Idea Cellular and Vodafone India. This new strategy will be rolled […]

Vodafone Quits Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency Project

San Francisco: Vodafone has become the latest big player who has decided to quit Facebook’s controversial Libra cryptocurrency project. Vodafone joins PayPal, Mastercard, Visa, Mercado Pago, eBay, Stripe and Booking Holdings in withdrawing from the controversial project — and is the first company to exit after the Libra Association was formed in October last year, coindesk […]

Cabinet Gives Rs 42,000 Cr Cash Flow To Telcos In Two-Year Moratorium

New Delhi: In a big relief to the telcos – Airtel, Vodafone and Jio, the Union Cabinet has approved the recommendation of the Committee of Secretaries (CoS) and allowed telcos a two-year moratorium on spectrum-related dues which translates into a Rs 42,000 crore financial support to the stressed sector. Deferment of spectrum auction installments would […]

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Vodafone Issues Ultimatum To Indian Govt: UK Media

New Delhi: The British media is calling Vodafone’s ultimatum not to pump in more capital in India, a “potentially disastrous but fitting end to Vodafone’s big bet on India” where the destruction of value has been complete. Global telecom player, Vodafone has told Indian authorities that it will not provide more capital for its India […]

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Telecom Circles Abuzz: Vodafone To Exit India

New Delhi: The telecom regulatory world is abuzz with feverish talk that the imperilled telecom operator, Vodafone, is ready to exit its India operations. An email questionnaire was sent by IANS to a Vodafone-Idea spokesperson in India. IANS, in turn was asked to direct the queries to Ben Padovan, Group Head of Corporate Communications, Vodafone […]

Vodafone Idea Partners Red Hat To Transform Data Centres

Bengaluru: Open source solutions provider Red Hat on Monday announced a partnership with telecom major Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) to transform its distributed network data centres to open standards, open interfaces based “Universal Cloud”. VIL will be rapidly transforming its over 100 data centres across a “Universal Cloud,” where a shared software platform is capable […]

Jio Adds 84.45 Lakh New Users In August

New Delhi: Reliance Jio continued to be the only operator to add new subscribers, as the telecom major added 84.45 lakh users in August, taking its customer base to 34.82 crore, while its competitors Airtel and Vodafone Idea kept losing their subscriber base. According to data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), […]

Telcos Paid Rs 11,838 Cr As IUC In 2018, Voda Leads

Gurugram: The telecom operators paid a total of Rs 11,838 crore as IUC or interconnect user charges in 2018, led by Vodafone which paid Rs 4,214 crore followed by Airtel at Rs 3,411 crore and Jio at Rs 2,809 crore, a new report by market research firm techARC said on Friday. BSNL/MTNL paid Rs 1,405 […]