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Vodafone fastest 4G network in Delhi-NCR: Ookla

This Ookla report maps speeds across Indian telecom operators from August 2018 to July 2019.

Aug 23, 2019, 15:06 PM IST

Jio's FTTH to expand broadband market, will help Airtel: Fitch

In its 42nd annual general meeting on Monday, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) announced the launch of its much-awaited Jio GigaFiber services. The Jio GigaFiber base plans will start at 100 Mbps, and can go up to 1 Gbps, with prices ranging from Rs 700 to Rs 10,000 depending on usage.

Aug 13, 2019, 16:01 PM IST

Bharti Airtel posts consolidated net loss of Rs 2,866 crore in Q1

Airtel said that its overall customer base stands at 404 million across 16 countries. Indian Mobile ARPU (Average Revenue Per User) increased to Rs 129 in the quarter.

Aug 01, 2019, 17:14 PM IST

DCC clears imposing penalty on Airtel, Voda Idea; seeks Trai view on fine amount

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) in October 2016 recommended imposing total penalty of Rs 3,050 crore on Airtel, Vodafone Idea for allegedly denying interconnectivity to newcomer RJio.

Jun 17, 2019, 15:03 PM IST

Airtel ARPU grows 6.5% to Rs 123 in Jan-Mar 2019

Bharti Airtel on May 6 had reported a surprise 29 percent surge in March quarter net profit as exceptional income gains and Africa business helped offset losses in India mobile services operations.

May 31, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

Airtel tweaks post-paid offerings, to gradually phase out plans below Rs 499

The move is aimed at simplification of plans and would also help the company chase better realisation from mobile subscribers, improving the Average Revenue Per User (ARPU), according to a source.

May 14, 2019, 15:39 PM IST

Airtel results signal Indian mobile sector rebound: Fitch Ratings

Bharti's ratings headroom is likely to improve with an equity infusion, planned asset sales and growing Earnings before Interest, Tax, Depreciation and Amortisation (EBITDA) from Africa, it noted.

May 09, 2019, 10:06 AM IST

Hughes, Airtel to combine India VSAT biz; Hughes to hold majority stake in combined entity

The combination is aimed at driving scale and efficiencies to serve enterprise and government customers in India, and according to sources, Hughes will hold 67 per cent stake in HCIL, the surviving entity, while Airtel will have 33 per cent stake.

May 08, 2019, 09:48 AM IST

Airtel gets Sebi nod for Rs 25,000 cr rights issue

The board of the company had approved the rights issue proposal in February.

Apr 09, 2019, 10:10 AM IST

Airtel slashes call rates to Bangladesh, Nepal by up to 75%

Airtel has over 280 million mobile customers in India.

Mar 25, 2019, 14:40 PM IST

Airtel has maximum proportion of active wireless subscribers vs its total wireless subscribers: TRAI

This was followed by Vodafone Idea, Reliance Jio, Reliance Communication and BSNL.

Mar 25, 2019, 11:48 AM IST

Airtel transfers another 16.76% stake in Infratel to Nettle Infra

Airtel holds 53.51 per cent stake in Bharti Infratel.

Mar 20, 2019, 12:46 PM IST

Reliance Jio beats other telcos in 4G download speed in February: Report

Jio's 4G download speed was more than over two times of Bharti Airtel's average peak speed.

Mar 15, 2019, 11:59 AM IST

Trai issues showcause notice to Airtel over recent DTH disruption

The showcause notice was issued by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) earlier this week, and Airtel has been given three days time to respond, they told PTI.

Feb 07, 2019, 14:00 PM IST

Google brings eSIM to Pixel 3 in India with Jio, Airtel

With eSIM, users can connect across devices in the Google ecosystem -- from Android smartphones to Chromebooks to Wear OS smartwatches.

Dec 04, 2018, 12:55 PM IST

Soon, no more free incoming calls on Airtel, Vodafone-Idea

Jio's entry two years ago has hurt each of the entrenched telcos.

Nov 23, 2018, 12:46 PM IST

Did Airtel bow down to discriminatory request? Telecom giant clarifies on customer demanding Hindu executive

Telecom giant Airtel has strongly rejected allegations of bowing down to a discriminatory request by a customer named Pooja Singh.

Jun 21, 2018, 01:15 AM IST

Reliance Jio counters Airtel's Rs 149 plan, offers double data benefits

The new offer will take on Airtel's Rs 149 plan.

Jun 12, 2018, 15:52 PM IST

Airtel offers Nokia phones at down payments from Rs 3,799

These phones can be purchased from Airtel`s e-store with instant financing approvals and equated monthly installments (EMIs) starting at Rs 1,499.

May 25, 2018, 16:43 PM IST

Apple Watch Series 3 goes on sale in India: All you want to know

Telecom operators like Reliance Jio and Airtel had announced lucrative per-registeration offer for the watch on their website.

May 11, 2018, 10:57 AM IST