January 6th, 2022 1:00 PM 0 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Stock Jumps Almost 3% Post New JV, Sale of Tower Assets

Bharti Airtel’s stock or shares have jumped by almost 3% on Thursday morning post the announcement of a new joint venture with Hughes and the sale of tower assets in Tanzania. Bharti Airtel’s subsidiary — Airtel Africa Plc has received $159 million out of $176.1 million from the sale of tower assets in Tanzania. The remaining amount will be received once the remaining towers are transferred to the purchaser. Then,... Read More

January 5th, 2022 10:14 AM 0 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel, Hughes Announce Joint Venture

To provide satellite broadband services in India, Bharti Airtel and Hughes have announced a joint venture. The joint venture will be operational as HCIPL and will combine the Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) businesses of both companies. This will enable the new joint venture in delivering scalable and flexible networking solutions using satellite connectivity for primary transport, backup, and hybrid implementation. According to a joint release, the agreement between both... Read More

January 4th, 2022 7:52 PM 1 COMMENTS

Airtel Withdraws Proposed Plan of Corporate Restructuring

Telecom giant Airtel has dropped its plans of complete corporate restructuring and will now resume operating according to the standing corporate structure as mentioned in a statement released by the company on Tuesday. The company has credited the decision to the latest reforms in the telecom sector which has resulted in making the planned changes superfluous. Airtel in its released statement said that the telecom sector reforms announced by the... Read More

January 4th, 2022 6:59 AM 1 COMMENTS

All 4G Data Vouchers Offered by Jio, Airtel and Vi

The use of the internet has grown exponentially in the country since the last six years as telecom operators in the country came up with affordable tariff plans. Users now have access to a variety of choices of prepaid plans that are affordable as well. The most commonly used plans are the daily data packs that not only provide unlimited calling but also offer a fixed amount of data each... Read More

January 3rd, 2022 8:54 AM 4 COMMENTS

3GB Prepaid Plans From Airtel, Jio and Vi for Heavy Data Users

The COVID-19 pandemic induced an increase in demand for data among all households. With companies adopting work from home, the requirement for higher data packs has increased. The telecom operators have launched new plans and revised several existing ones considering such demands. The subscribers who are eyeing more data per day can consider opting for the 3GB prepaid plans. Airtel, Vodafone Idea (Vi) and Reliance Jio have several 3GB data... Read More

January 2nd, 2022 6:56 AM 2 COMMENTS

Best Year Long Prepaid Plans from Jio, Vi, Airtel and BSNL

Telecom operators in India provide a variety of prepaid plans for their users suitable for their needs. Some plans offer high data while some offer longer validity. Some plans might be comparatively cheaper while some plans could be expensive but offer amazing added benefits such as an OTT subscription. For the users who are looking to commit to a long-term plan, telcos also offer a yearlong plan apart from the... Read More

January 1st, 2022 7:03 AM 0 COMMENTS

Jio, Airtel, and Vi Base OTT Plans Are Not Very Different

The competition among the telecom operators in India is pretty high and they keep coming up with offers and benefits to attract more users. The demand for Over-The-Top (OTT) platforms has risen significantly in the past few years and it is quite common for the telcos to bundle up subscriptions to a few OTT platforms with the plans offered by them. All the three private telcos – Reliance Jio, Bharti... Read More

December 31st, 2021 8:04 PM 4 COMMENTS

Telcos Might Resort to Another Price Hike After Initiation of Costly 5G Services

It hasn’t been long since the telecom industry in India witnessed an overall tariff hike. Indian mobile service operators resorted to 20%-25% tariff hikes for all the prepaid plans offered by them. Now it is expected that telcos might opt for another price hike in the foreseeable future with the introduction of 5G services in the country which is the world’s second-largest market. As per ET Telecom, even though the... Read More

December 31st, 2021 1:49 PM 7 COMMENTS

BSNL Beats Vi, Jio, Airtel in Offering the Best 28 Days Plan

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is the only telecom company that didn’t go ahead with prepaid tariff hikes. All the private telecom operators have increased the price of their prepaid offerings by up to 20% to 25%. This has created a significant price difference between the prepaid plans offered by the state-run telco and all the private operators. In comparison, not just in price but also considering the benefits offered,... Read More

December 31st, 2021 12:01 PM 0 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Shares Might End the Year on a High Note

It is the last day of 2021, and Vodafone Idea (listed as IDEA on the stock exchanges) shares have gained almost 5%. It’s not just the last day of 2021 but also the last day of the week, Friday. At the time of writing, Vodafone Idea’s shares are trading at Rs 14.70, which is 5% in the green. The telco’s shares have already hit a high of Rs 14.85 on... Read More

December 31st, 2021 11:02 AM 9 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Didn’t Discontinue Rs 699 Plan After All

Bharti Airtel, the second-largest telecom operator in the country, hasn’t discontinued the Rs 699 prepaid plan after all. For the unaware, this is the only plan in the offerings combined from all the telcos that provide users with an Amazon Prime membership. Yes, there are prepaid plans from Airtel that bundle in a free month of Amazon Prime Video Mobile edition, but that’s not a Prime subscription. An Amazon Prime... Read More

December 31st, 2021 6:56 AM 2 COMMENTS

Jio vs Vi vs Bharti Airtel Affordable 1GB/Day Prepaid Plans Compared

All the three private telecom companies of the country offer tons of 4G prepaid plans designed according to the needs of the subscribers. These include the affordable prepaid plans offered by them for users with not a very big budget. However, the recent tariff hikes imposed by the telcos changed the plans a little which many users might still not be aware of. Daily data plans are one of the... Read More

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