July 3rd, 2022 10:04 AM 0 COMMENTS

Jio, Vi and Airtel Plans With a Certain Edge

All three private telcos have a prepaid plan that has a certain edge to it. The telcos don’t want to price their plans too differently from each other, but they strive to differentiate on the basis of additional benefits. All the companies offer different kinds of additional benefits. In the case of Vodafone Idea (Vi), the additional benefits are mostly data-oriented – for example, Binge All Night, Data Delights, and... Read More

July 3rd, 2022 7:14 AM 0 COMMENTS

Airtel and Jio Duopoly Will Never be a Real Threat for India

The first half of 2021 made many feel like the Indian telecom sector is heading towards an inevitable duopoly of Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio. Well, that’s not true anymore. It won’t happen because the government has addressed the concern. BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) is never really given any importance while discussing competition in the industry because it is a legacy network operator. Vodafone Idea is still not adding... Read More

July 2nd, 2022 7:10 AM 0 COMMENTS

Airtel Extended Rs 6000 Benefit to New Smartphones on June 1, 2022

Bharti Airtel, last year in October brought a new smartphone cashback offer for its users. The drive behind this offer was to incentivise customers in India to buy new 4G smartphones and then keep recharging with high-price Airtel plans. This way, Airtel would make its money, increase the average revenue per user (ARPU) figure and also onboard more customers to 4G in India. If you want people to form new... Read More

July 1st, 2022 4:14 PM 1 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel in a Golden Position

Bharti Airtel is likely now enjoying its time in the ruthless Indian telecom market. The same can’t be said for its rival, Vodafone Idea (Vi), which has been struggling to make ends meet. Bharti Airtel is in a golden position given the developments. The telco’s deal with Google was approved on June 30 by the CCI (Competition Commission of India). This means that Google now owns 1.28% of Bharti Airtel,... Read More

July 1st, 2022 9:23 AM 0 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel and Google Deal Worth $700 Million Gets CCI Approval

Earlier this year, Bharti Airtel, the second-largest telecom operator in the country announced that it is getting a $1 billion investment from Google. Out of the $1 billion, over $700 million was an investment in the telco for a 1.28% stake. The remaining $300 million were meant for forming multi-year agreements. The main purpose of Google’s investment in Airtel was to co-create India-specific 5G use cases. The shareholders of the... Read More

July 1st, 2022 8:33 AM 1 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Follows Vi into Accepting Deferment of Additional AGR Dues

Bharti Airtel, the second-largest telecom operator in the country, has opted to defer the additional adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues up to FY2018-19. It is worth noting that Vodafone Idea (Vi) has done the same. Earlier, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) had offered the telcos an option to defer the payment of AGR-related dues up till FY2016-17, as determined by the Supreme Court (SC). To offer further relief to the... Read More

June 30th, 2022 2:36 PM 8 COMMENTS

Jio, Airtel and Vi Aren’t Going to Bid Heavily in 5G Spectrum Auction: Report

Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, and Vodafone Idea (Vi), the three private telecom operators in India, are not expected to bid heavily on the upcoming 5G spectrum auction on July 26, 2022. Industry sources told Reuters that Indian private telcos are worried about losing 40% of the potential revenues because the enterprises can get spectrum directly from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) for captive private networks. The Cellular Operators Association of... Read More

June 30th, 2022 7:03 AM 5 COMMENTS

Airtel Offers the Most Benefits With This Mobile Plan

Bharti Airtel, the second-largest telecom operator in the country offers the most benefits with its postpaid plans. But the postpaid plans are usually more expensive than the prepaid plans and they only come on a monthly basis. If budget is not an issue for you and you have multiple smartphone users in your home, you can definitely go for the family postpaid plans offered by Bharti Airtel. If you want... Read More

June 29th, 2022 12:50 PM 9 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Added 3.3 Lakh Users in Delhi, More than Airtel and Jio

Vodafone Idea (Vi), the third-largest telecom operator in India, has announced that it has been the leading subscriber growth in the Delhi circle. Taking the data from TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India), Vi said that it added over 3.3 lakh subscribers in Delhi in March and April 2022. As per the latest data published by the regulator, Delhi continues to be the place with the maximum tele-density, witnessing a... Read More

June 29th, 2022 12:00 PM 1 COMMENTS

Airtel Payments Bank Partners With Axis Bank to Speed Up Money Collection

Airtel Payments Bank, the profitable banking subsidiary of Bharti Airtel has announced a partnership with Axis Bank, a leading private banking institution in India. Under this partnership, the companies aim to speed up the cash collection process from the customers and build operational efficiency. Airtel Payments Bank will help Axis Bank with the digitisation of last-mile cash collections. There’s an extensive number of Airtel Payments Bank outlets spread across the... Read More

June 29th, 2022 8:32 AM 27 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel is the Top Bet Because of Multiple Reasons

Bharti Airtel, the second-largest telecom operator is the top pick for ICICI Securities amongst the private telcos in India. It has over 32.6 crore, wireless customers, in India and 12.8 crore subscribers spread across 14 African countries as of FY22. In India, the telco is leading in the highest average revenue per user (ARPU) segment. Currently, Airtel’s ARPU is Rs 178 and the telco has short-term plans to cross the... Read More

June 28th, 2022 10:28 AM 10 COMMENTS

Jio, Airtel and Vi Will Have to Follow These Rules for Leasing Spectrum

Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, and Vodafone Idea (Vi) didn’t want the government to allow the enterprises to get the spectrum directly to set up captive private 5G networks. The government didn’t pay much heed to the wishes of the telcos and has allowed the enterprises to directly purchase the spectrum from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). Telcos are also allowed to lease the spectrum to the enterprises to let the... Read More

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