J&K floods: Telecom services normalising slowly in Kashmir Valley

Telecom services in the flood-hit Kashmir Valley are being normalised slowly with BSNL restoring around 80 per cent of the affected network.

Telecom players offer free calling to users in Kashmir

Even as telecom services are being restored in Kashmir Valley, mobile operators are offering free calling facility in the region.

Govt should make its stand clear on Vodafone disclosure: SP, CPI

Samajwadi Party and CPI said the government should make its stand clear on telecom major Vodafone`s disclosure that India was among 29 nations that sought access to its network to intercept calls, text messages and e-mails last year.

India sought access to Vodafone network to intercept calls

India is among 29 nations that sought access to Vodafone`s network to intercept calls, text messages and e-mails last year, the UK-based group said.

Vodafone tax row: Arvind Kejriwal targets Kapil Sibal

Arvind Kejriwal targeted newly-appointed Law Minister Kapil Sibal over the reversal of his predecessor’s decision on the Vodafone tax liability issue.

Mahajan allotted additional spectrum without coordination: CBI

Additional spectrum beyond 6.2 Mhz was allotted during late Telecom Minister Pramod Mahajan`s tenure to Airtel, Vodafone and Idea without coordination with Defence agencies, CBI claimed.

I-T authorities can dissect any takeover deal: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday said income-tax (I-T) authorities can go behind a deal to ascertain whether it is a genuine and legal transaction or something else dressed up as a business deal.

Vodafone to introduce Zoozoos in global markets

After acquiring cult status in India, Zoozoos, the black-and-white creatures that made a spectacular debut in telecom operator Vodafone Essar`s ads, are all set to go global.

Vodafone challenged for using songs of film `Seeta Aur Geeta`

Sippy Films approached Delhi High Court contending that it has the copyright over the songs and Vodafone is using them illegally.

Egypt forced firms to send pro-regime SMS: Vodafone

Vodafone accused Egypt govt of sending pro-regime messages to subscribers.

Vodafone executive to be grilled in info leak case

A senior functionary of a
leading telecom company has come under the radar of
investigators for allegedly tipping off arrested IAS officer
Ravi Inder Singh about his phones being tapped by the security
agencies.

FIR lodged against Vodafone and Airtel manager for power theft

The enforcement squad of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation has lodged FIRs against managers of Vodafone and Airtel after it detected power theft by the two companies in Azamgarh, officials said on Friday.

Vodafone offers handset for just Rs 799

In what could be the cheapest mobile handset and a market gimmick to increase its subscriber base, leading telecom service provider Vodafone Wednesday unveiled a cellular device priced at just Rs 799.

Govt opposes demerger of Vodafone Essar

The government on Tuesday opposed the demerger scheme of Vodafone Essar proposing transfer of tower business to another group company in the form of gift saying the move would result in evasion of tax payment.

Vodafone seeks more time to reply to Indian tax claim

Mobile phone giant Vodafone Group Plc has sought an extra two months to reply to a 1.21 bn pounds tax claim over its purchase of India`s third-largest mobile operator.

Vodafone seeks time till January next for tax claim reply

UK-based mobile major Vodafone
has sought an extension until January 29 next year to reply to
a tax claim notice issued last month by the Income-Tax
Department, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

Govt defers decision on Vodafone stake sale by Singh, Ghosh

Based on the recommendation of
the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), the government
has deferred a decision the proposals of Analjit Singh and
Asim Ghosh to part-sell their minority stakes in Vodafone
Essar.

Vodafone H1 profit up 15 per cent

Vodafone has reported a 15% rise in first-half net profit. Results were boosted by favourable currency movements at its Verizon Wireless venture in the US.

Vodafone launches per-second billing plan in Delhi

Telecom services provider Vodafone
Essar on day said it has launched a per-second billing plan for
its prepaid customers in Delhi and adjoining areas.

Tax dept issues tax claim notice to Vodafone

India`s tax department said on Friday it had issued a show-cause notice to Vodafone for default of non-deduction of tax related to its USD 11.2 billion stake purchase of Hutchison Telecom`s Indian operations in 2007.