Idea Cellular Q3 profit dips marginally to Rs 764.21 crore

Idea Cellular Q3 profit dips marginally to Rs 764.21 crore

The net sales of the company increased by 12.37 percent to Rs 9,009.69 crore during the reported quarter from Rs 8,017.47 crore in corresponding period of 2014-15.

Idea to extend 4G service to 750 cities by June

Idea's 4G footprint will cover 750 cities across 10 telecom circles by June this year, a top company official said Wednesday.

GSM mobile operators add 64.9 lakh subscribers in December: COAI

GSM mobile operators add 64.9 lakh subscribers in December: COAI

Bharti Airtel added 25.10 lakh subscribers in the reported period to take its overall base to 24.32 crore with a market share of 32.20 percent.

Idea 4G service now available in four more states

Idea 4G service now available in four more states

Idea Cellular Thursday rolled out 4G mobile services in four more states of Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Punjab and Haryana.

Idea announces 4G launch in southern markets

The third largest telco by customer base Idea Cellular on Wednesday caught up with its larger rivals to enter the 4G space by announcing services in the five southern states, and also announced content tie-ups with digital companies to help increase the data usage under it.

Call drops to 4G: Full spectrum of bad, good for telecom

Call drops to 4G: Full spectrum of bad, good for telecom

The telecom service providers that participated in the marathon auctioning were: Idea Cellular, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India, Reliance Communications, Reliance Jio, Tata Teleservices, Telenor and Aircel.

Idea Cellular mulls hiking data charges

Telecom major Idea Cellular is considering a hike in data charges as it seeks to improve its margins hit by competitive pricing, sources said.

Idea Cellular launches 3G network in Delhi NCR

Idea is rolling out a wide portfolio of products and services for its 3G customers in the city.

Videocon Telecom to sell spectrum to Idea Cellualr for Rs 3,310 crore

Videocon Telecom to sell spectrum to Idea Cellualr for Rs 3,310 crore

Idea Cellular has entered into an agreement with Videocon Telecommunications for acquiring the rights to use the latter's spectrum for the telecom service areas of Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh (West) for Rs 3,310 crore through a spectrum trading agreement, a statement said here on Tuesday.

Govt issues guidelines to liberalise 2G spectrum

The development is likely to benefit almost all incumbent telecom operators like Reliance Communications, Aircel, Tata Teleservices, Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular.

Idea to launch 4G services in 750 towns by H1 2016

The country's third largest mobile operator also plans to introduce from next fiscal its branded digital services applications like Idea Music, Idea Games, Idea Movies and Idea Digital Wallets etc, with focus on regional and vernacular content.

Idea Cellular Q2 net profit up 7% to Rs 809.26 crore

Idea Cellular Q2 net profit up 7% to Rs 809.26 crore

Idea said in a regulatory filing that its total revenue rose to Rs 8,689.06 crore for the reported period, as compared to Rs 7,569.92 crore a year ago.

TRAI call drop norms to hurt telcos earnings by 5%: BofA-ML

Terming the telecom watchdog's policy to compensate users for call drops difficult to implement, Bank of America Merill Lynch today said it expects a hit of up to 5 percent in the pre-tax profits for listed majors Bharti and Idea Cellular.

GSM subscriber base rises to 733.14 million in September: COAI

GSM mobile operators added 7.04 million subscribers in September to take the overall base to 733.14 million, industry body COAI said Friday.

 

Compensate users for call drops from January 1: TRAI to telcos

Sectoral regulator TRAI Friday made it mandatory for telecom operators to compensate consumers by one rupee for call drops with effect from January 1, 2016.

Idea's all pre-paid users to pay on per second basis

Idea's all pre-paid users to pay on per second basis

Idea Cellular has shifted its 1.5 million pre-paid customers who were on per minute billing (PMB) plan to per second billing (PSB), thus ensuring all its pre-paid users pay only for the time they use the network.

Idea 'well-placed' to compete in 4G space

Idea 'well-placed' to compete in 4G space

Idea Cellular has bagged 4G licences in 11 circles, including Maharashtra and Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Mumbai, Andhra, Karnataka, Kerala, the North-East, Gujarat and Haryana.

Idea seeks shareholders nod for raising up to Rs 10,000 crore

Idea Cellular is seeking shareholders nod to raise up to Rs 10,000 crore through issue of non-convertible securities on private placement basis in one or more tranches.

Idea Cellular Q1 net up at Rs 930.80 crore

Telecom major Idea Cellular Tuesday posted a higher net profit of Rs 930.80 crore for the quarter ended June 30.

Idea hikes mobile data rates by up to 100% in Delhi

The country's third largest telco has doubled the price for some 2G plans, while 3G will be costlier by about 33 percent.