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Airtel to acquire Tikona Networks' 4G business for about Rs 1,600 crore

Airtel to acquire Tikona Networks' 4G business for about Rs 1,600 crore

Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Thursday said it will acquire 4G business of Tikona Networks, including broadband spectrum and 350 sites across 5 circles, for about Rs 1,600 crore.

Airtel hits back at Jio on speed ad with Ookla backing

Airtel hits back at Jio on speed ad with Ookla backing

Bharti Airtel on Tuesday lashed out at Reliance Jio's allegations around its fastest network ad campaign, saying that the complaint is a deliberate attempt to "malign the brand" and "misguide customers".

Airtel's 'fastest network' claim misleading: Jio to ASCI

Airtel's 'fastest network' claim misleading: Jio to ASCI

Telecom operator Reliance Jio has approached advertisement sector watchdog ASCI against Bharti Airtel saying the latter's claim of being "officially the fastest network" is "misleading" and done in "mala fide manner in collusion with" broadband speed tester Ookla.

Bharti Airtel seen most aggressive to match Jio Prime offer: Report

Bharti Airtel seen most aggressive to match Jio Prime offer: Report

As Reliance Jio moves to open up its prime membership from April 1, Bharti Airtel is seen to be the most aggressive rival to match its prices, a research report has said.

Airtel launches 4G in J&K, completes national rollout

Airtel launches 4G in J&K, completes national rollout

With the latest launch, Airtel 4G service is now available in all 22 telecom circles of the country.

 Idea Cellular to offer free incoming calls on domestic roaming

Idea Cellular to offer free incoming calls on domestic roaming

Telecom operator Idea Cellular on Sunday announced free incoming calls on domestic roaming and unveiled international roaming value packs that, it claimed, would prevent "bill shocks" to those travelling abroad.

Nokia, Airtel join hands on 5G, IoT applications

Nokia, Airtel join hands on 5G, IoT applications

In order to create a strategic roadmap for network evolution to the 5G technology standard and Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled devices, Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia and India`s largest telecom service provider Bharti Airtel on Wednesday joined hands.

Reliance Jio tariff very aggressive, unsustainable: Airtel Chairman

Reliance Jio tariff very aggressive, unsustainable: Airtel Chairman

Bharti Airtel has said the new tariff announced by Reliance Jio is very aggressive and unsustainable, and the industry will respond to it with more competitive plans and additional data offerings.

Telenor India buy won't affect Airtel's financial position: S&P

Telenor India buy won't affect Airtel's financial position: S&P

Acquisition of Telenor's India operations will help telecom giant Bharti Airtel improve its market and spectrum position without any material increase in debt, S&P Global Ratings has said.

Bharti Airtel to buy Telenor India

Bharti Airtel to buy Telenor India. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

'Acquiring Telenor will raise Bharti revenue market share by 2%'

'Acquiring Telenor will raise Bharti revenue market share by 2%'

Acquisition of Telenor's business will increase Bharti Airtel's revenue market share by two percentage points to 35 percent and will add up to USD 60 million to its pre-tax profits, international ratings agency Fitch said.

Bharti Airtel-Telenor deal: Key things you should know

Bharti Airtel-Telenor deal: Key things you should know

Bharti Airtel is buying Norwegian Telenor`s India unit driven by upstart rival Jio`s disruptive pricing. The deal involves many strategic angles. 

Airtel shares rise 11% on Telenor India acquisition

Airtel shares rise 11% on Telenor India acquisition

Shares of Bharti Airtel soared 11 percent on Thursday reaching one-year high after the telecom operator said it will acquire the business of Telenor India for an undisclosed sum in all seven circles where it holds spectrum.

Sensex regains 29,000-mark; Nifty inches closer to 9,000-level

Sensex regains 29,000-mark; Nifty inches closer to 9,000-level

The Sensex reclaimed the 29,000-mark in mid-session trade Thursday on sustained buying by domestic institutions amid robust foreign fund inflows and expiry of derivative contracts.

Bharti Airtel to acquire Telenor India as rival Jio spurs consolidation

Bharti Airtel to acquire Telenor India as rival Jio spurs consolidation

Bharti Airtel, India`s top telecoms network operator, is buying Norwegian Telenor`s India unit, in yet another consolidation move in the country`s telecoms sector driven by upstart rival Jio`s disruptive pricing.

 

Bharti Airtel, Telenor tie-up to bolster additional spectrum network

Bharti Airtel, Telenor tie-up to bolster additional spectrum network

Bharti Airtel, Telenor tie-up to bolster additional spectrum network

Sensex rises; Bharti Airtel strikes 18-month high

Sensex rises; Bharti Airtel strikes 18-month high

The Sensex rose to a 5-1/2-month high on Thursday, heading for a sixth consecutive session of gains with IT stocks leading the rally, while Bharti Airtel hit an 18-month high on its plan to buy Telenor India.

Are Jio's offers base plan or special voucher? TDSAT asks TRAI

Are Jio's offers base plan or special voucher? TDSAT asks TRAI

Telecom tribunal TDSAT on Monday asked regulator TRAI to place all documents pertaining to Reliance Jio's free offers and specify whether the tariffs were a regular plan, base plan or special tariff voucher.

Airtel to simplify shareholding structure in foreign arms

Airtel to simplify shareholding structure in foreign arms

Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Wednesday said it is restructuring shareholding pattern of foreign subsidiaries to simplify structure and bring in synergies between the companies.

Reliance Jio given sufficient PoIs, unable to activate them: Airtel

Reliance Jio given sufficient PoIs, unable to activate them: Airtel

India's leading telecom service provider on Tuesday claimed that it gave sufficient point of interconnect (PoIs) to Reliance Jio but that the latter was unable to activate and utilize them.