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Vodafone Idea Q4 loss at Rs 4,882 crore; co says strategic initiatives taking effect

The loss has narrowed from Rs 5,004.6 crore during the third quarter of 2018-19, aided by 3.4 percent drop in total expenses.

May 14, 2019, 10:01 AM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, 22nd December, 2018

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Dec 22, 2018, 22:14 PM IST

Vodafone completes merger with Idea, creates India's largest mobile operator

The combination will have all India revenue market share of 32.2 per cent and take the numero uno slot in nine telecom circles. 

Aug 31, 2018, 13:35 PM IST

Say no to pre-vacation packing stress with these tips

Packing for summer holidays along with beauty and make-up essentials could be a task in itself. While it is crucial to pack right, one can't afford to miss make-up essentials for morning to evening looks, say experts.

Jun 10, 2018, 12:07 PM IST

Reliance Jio leads in 4G availability in India, Airtel tops 4G download speed: OpenSignal

Reliance Jio remained the closest contender in overall speed due to its high level of 4G access.

Apr 18, 2018, 16:33 PM IST

Cabinet approves relief measures for telcos

The decision of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi came after a majority of telecom companies flagged their concerns over severe financial stress facing the sector due to intense competition unleashed by Reliance Jio's rock-bottom tariffs.

Mar 08, 2018, 10:27 AM IST

Govt to approve mega merger after completion of Idea-Vodafone tower sale

ATC will pay a total of Rs 7,850 crore for purchasing Idea (Rs 4,000 crore ) and Vodafone's (Rs 3,850 crore) mobile towers.

Feb 25, 2018, 16:42 PM IST

Aditya Birla Idea Payments Bank begins operations

Payments bank are being promoted by the Reserve Bank to further financial inclusion.

Feb 23, 2018, 12:43 PM IST

Idea Cellular suspends interconnect services with Aircel citing dues

Idea said it will restore interconnect services immediately after Aircel makes the payment, but did not specify the outstanding amount.

Feb 07, 2018, 23:48 PM IST

Idea offers up to Rs 2,000 cashback on Karbonn phones

The move comes at a time when telecom sector has entered into a fresh round of tariff war and offers.

Jan 30, 2018, 20:38 PM IST

How to link Aadhaar with mobile number using IVR: Here's a step-by-step guide

Aitel, Vodafone and Idea are allowing re-verification of mobile number using OTP based authentication for users.

Jan 03, 2018, 12:24 PM IST

Airtel, Vodafone, Jio, Idea to roll out Aadhaar-sim linking via OTP – How it works

The OTP based Aadhaar-based SIM reverification of existing subscribers will be rolled out from December 1.

Nov 22, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

Trai asks Idea to submit Rs 3 crore for overcharging subscribers

The amount is to be deposited in the Telecom Consumers Education and Protection Fund (TCEPF) as Idea would not be able to make the refund to subscribers in view of non- availability of the rated call data records.

Aug 25, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

COAI seeks equal rules, spectrum road map in new telecom policy

An inter-ministerial group, which has been constituted to look into the financial issues of the telecom sector and suggest remedial measures, is expected to submit its report later this month.

Aug 04, 2017, 14:30 PM IST

Idea Cellular posts third straight loss amid price war

Idea Cellular Ltd, India`s No. 3 telecoms firm, reported a third straight quarterly loss on Thursday, reeling in the wake of a price war wrought by upstart entrant Reliance Jio.

Jul 27, 2017, 17:42 PM IST

Vodafone-Idea merger transactions expected to be completed in 2018

A day after the Competition Commission of India gave its nod to the Vodafone India-Idea Cellular merger, both companies in a joint statement said other statutory approvals were expected to come soon and the transaction will be completed during 2018.

Jul 25, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

DoT to meet telcos, associations tomorrow on new policy

The meeting is expected to be chaired by Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan, and service providers as well as prominent industry bodies have been invited to place their ideas and inputs on the upcoming policy, said multiple sources.

Jul 20, 2017, 20:46 PM IST

Telecom debt woes due to incumbents not investing in biz: Jio

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio on Monday ascribed financial stress in the telecom sector to existing operators like Bharti Airtel and Idea running businesses on debt and investing heavily in unrelated sectors.

Jun 12, 2017, 18:16 PM IST

Idea Data Jackpot Offer: Get 10 GB monthly data for 3 months at just Rs 100

Customers can enjoy 10 GB data per month for first three months under the offer.

May 27, 2017, 09:54 AM IST

Idea, Flipkart tie-up to offer bulk data to smartphone buyers

Telecom operator Idea Cellular and e-commerce firm Flipkart have entered into a partnership under which they will offer up to 30 GB of 4G mobile data to smartphone buyers.

May 18, 2017, 23:39 PM IST