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Jio effect: Airtel Q1 net profit tanks 75% to Rs 367 crore

The country's largest telecom company Bharti Airtel on Tuesday posted 74.89 per cent plunge in consolidated net profit to Rs 367 crore for the June quarter of the current fiscal, hit hard by the disruptive pricing of newcomer Reliance Jio.

Jio effect: Vodafone offers free 70GB 4G data, unlimited calling

Jio effect: Vodafone offers free 70GB 4G data, unlimited calling

The telecom service provider is offering 70GB 4G data for 70 days to its users along with unlimited calling facility.

Dual SIM 4G smartphones have network speed issues: IT minister

Dual SIM 4G smartphones have network speed issues: IT minister

In March, industry body COAI has alleged that there has been a "massive influx of untested and uncertified smartphones" which are affecting network quality and responsible for high call drops in the country.

India tops list of countries plagued by spam calls: Truecaller

India tops list of countries plagued by spam calls: Truecaller

Troubled by spam calls from banks offering loans or rival operators doling out more data coaxing you to switch You are not alone. India tops the list of countries most affected by spam calls, says a report.

Airtel plans Rs 2,000 crore customer interactivity programme

Airtel plans Rs 2,000 crore customer interactivity programme

Leading telecom operator Airtel has launched `Project Next`, a digital programme which, it says, will transform customer experience across all its services, with an investment of Rs 2,000 crore over the next three years.

Airtel extends 30GB free data offer for another 3 months – Check out details

Airtel extends 30GB free data offer for another 3 months – Check out details

Airtel's big data offer seems to be a competitor to Reliance Jio's Dhan Dhana Dhan offer.

Tatas better candidate if Air India is privatised: Sunil Mittal

Tatas better candidate if Air India is privatised: Sunil Mittal

Founder Chairman of Bharti Entreprises Sunil Mittal on Thursday said the Tata Group will be a better choice to take over the debt-ridden national passenger carrier Air India if the airline is privatised.

WOW! Airtel offering 1,000 GB extra data to customers on selective broadband plans

WOW! Airtel offering 1,000 GB extra data to customers on selective broadband plans

The offer can be availed by new and existing customers who enrolled for Airtel broadband services on or after 16 May.

Government will look into telecom regulator's proposal to penalise 3 companies: Minister

Government will look into telecom regulator's proposal to penalise 3 companies: Minister

The government will look into the proposal of the Indian telecom regulator on penalising three companies for not providing adequate points of interconnections (PoI) to industry newcomer Reliance Jio and will take a decision at the proper time.

Trai defends penalty on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea in RJio case

Telecom regulator Trai on Wednesday stoutly defended its recommendation of Rs 3,050 crore penalty on Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular for their alleged failure to provide adequate points of interconnect (PoIs) to newcomer Reliance Jio for completing phone calls.

Moody's revises Airtel rating outlook to negative

Moody's revises Airtel rating outlook to negative

Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday changed Airtel credit outlook to negative from stable, as pressure on earnings is likely to continue, with Reliance Jio trying to increase its subscriber base by offering low tariff.

Airtel doubles data offer on broadband plans

Airtel doubles data offer on broadband plans

In a bid to attract more customers and take on Jio, Airtel on Wednesday said it is packing up to 100 per cent more data for the same price, across its high-speed broadband plans.

Reliance Jio alleges Tikona-Airtel deal will make govt lose Rs 217 crore

Reliance Jio alleges Tikona-Airtel deal will make govt lose Rs 217 crore

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio has alleged that rival telecom firm Airtel's proposed acquisition of Tikona will cause a Rs 217 crore loss to exchequer if the spectrum that the internet service provider holds is used to make voice calls.

Jio woes:Airtel revenue to drop another 2-5% in FY18, says S&P

Jio woes:Airtel revenue to drop another 2-5% in FY18, says S&P

Bharti Airtel will see another 2 -5 percent fall in revenue this fiscal before returning to growth in the following year, as stiff market competition keeps pricing under pressure, S&P Global Ratings said on Friday.

Airtel-Micromax tie up offers 1-year free 4G service on Canvas 2

Airtel-Micromax tie up offers 1-year free 4G service on Canvas 2

Telecom major Bharti Airtel will offer one year free 4G service along with unlimited calling within its network to buyers of Micromax Canvas 2 smartphone that has been launched on Thursday.

Industry under stress; hope govt takes 'prudent view': Airtel

Bharti Airtel on Wednesday hoped that the government panel constituted to examine the sector's financial stress would take a "prudent view" of the industry's demands, including deferred payment for spectrum.

Airtel pares early losses; gains 4.5%

Shares of Bharti Airtel on Wednesday pared early losses and rose by 4.5 percent even as the company reported its lowest quarterly profit in four years for the January-March period.

Market Outlook: Macro data, global cues to chart equity markets' course

Key macro-economic data points coupled with ongoing fourth quarter results and global cues are expected to affect the course of Indian equity markets during the upcoming trade week, analysts said.

TRAI to 'look into' complaints of customised retention offers

TRAI to 'look into' complaints of customised retention offers

Telecom regulator Trai will "look into" the complaints about operators doling out customised retention offers to influence subscribers who want to shift to a rival network.

Airtel advertisements misleading, differentiating customers: Reliance Jio

Airtel advertisements misleading, differentiating customers: Reliance Jio

In a new face-off, telecom operator Reliance Jio has alleged that Bharti Airtel is violating tariff rules by issuing misleading offers and arbitrarily discriminating among its own customers subscribing to the same plan.