India’s Telecom War 2021: Mittal’s Airtel Outpaces Ambani’s Jio

Airtel beats Reliance Jio for the third consecutive time to turn into the top telco in the country, while Vodafone Idea continues to lose. Is Mobile Number Portability playing an essential factor in this mobile war?

Airtel-Amazon Deal: Bezos And Mittal Refuse To Clear The Air

Amazon is in early talks to buy a roughly 5% stake in Indian telecom player Bharti Airtel for around $2 billion.

Why Facebook’s New Partnership In India Matters — For Competitors And Customers Alike

Facebook announced that it has picked up a minority stake in India’s Telecom Behemoth, Reliance’s Jio platforms. The Facebook investment in Jio is valued at Rs. 43, 574 Crore for a 9.99 % stake, making the overall valuation of Jio Platforms at Rs. 4.62 Lakh Crore.

India’s 5G Race Hasn’t Started But Mukesh Ambani’s Jio Has Already Won

Whatever 5G plans Vodafone-Idea and Airtel may have had are done for good with the AGR drain, leaving Jio, fuelled by Mukesh Ambani’s endless pit of money, unchallenged and primed for future monopoly.

Vodafone Idea & NASSCOM Foundation Jointly Launch New Program Management Solution For Social Sector

Vodafone Idea Limited, India’s leading telecom service provider today announced the launch of The Managr ( – a multi-channel, dynamic portal and mobile app based solution to manage and enhance social impact. The solution was jointly launched by Vodafone Idea and NASSCOM Foundation at India’s first ‘Tech for Good’ Summit in Bengaluru.

Vodafone Idea and Airtel to increase mobile tariffs from December

Airtel and Vodafone Idea reported a cumulative loss of Rs 74,000 crore in the July to September quarter of current financial year after making provisions for their liabilities.

Reliance Jio slams COAI for propagating doom of Airtel, Vodafone Idea

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL) on Wednesday lashed out at the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) for writing to Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad alleging unprecedented crisis in the sector without waiting for its divergent views.

Supreme Court asks Airtel, Vodafone to pay Rs 92,000 cr to Govt

A bench led by Justice Arun Mishra, A.A. Nazeer and M.R Shah, gave the ruling. The government and the telecom sector (Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea) were in a fight over the definition of AGR (adjusted gross revenue).

Jio’s action on free calls; a distraction: Vodafone Idea

Here is what Vodafone Idea stated in response to Reliance Jio’s decision to stop free calls to other network operators. Jio will charge 6 paise per minute for offnet voice calls. Jio users have to recharge separately for other network calls.

Ravinder Takkar to replace outgoing Vodafone Idea CEO Balesh Sharma

Balesh Sharma steps down as CEO of Vodafone Idea; Ravinder Takkar to take over. Ravinder Takkar, an old hand at Vodafone Group, will be taking the reins of Vodafone Idea Ltd as chief executive officer with immediate effect after Balesh…