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?

Jio, Airtel and Vodafone Fear Internet Crash In India

A race among telecom giants began in the midst of Coronavirus pandemic. However, after lockdown they are facing new challenges

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.

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…

Amdocs to support Vodafone Idea’s postpaid operations

23 million Vodafone Idea postpaid customers to be supported by Amdocs Service Monetization Software Suite and SmartOps services.

Govt slaps USD 442 million fine on Airtel and Vodafone Idea

Government approved a combined penalty of 3,050 crore rupees ($442 million) on telecom giants Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea for not providing points of interconnection to Reliance Jio when it began operations in 2016.

Report on mobile network experience in India, released by Opensignal

Opensignal releases mobile network experience report for India Opensignal, a mobile analytics firm, has released its latest mobile network experience report for India. According to the report, Jio continues to increase its 4G availability, with the highest national score ever…

Vodafone Idea incurs massive losses in Q3

Vodafone Idea’s loss in Q3 mounts to Rs 4,974 crore Vodafone Idea on Wednesday reported a loss of Rs 5,004 crore for the quarter ended December 2018. The company had posted a loss of Rs 4,974 crore in its previous…

Why size is the wrong ‘Idea’ for ‘Vodafone’

Vodafone Idea will find it challenging to compete with Reliance Jio and Airtel. Improving margins and sustaining capex will be critical for its sustenance. Vodafone Idea posted its second straight quarterly loss of Rs 5,000 crore in the quarter ending…