March 31st, 2018 12:17 PM 10 COMMENTS

Idea Cellular and Vodafone India Gear Up for Legal Battle Against Aircel to Recover Dues

Aircel might be stepping onto another legal battle as Idea Cellular and Vodafone India gear up to take action against the telecom company which is already under the weight of bankruptcy. Airtel and Idea might be the first companies to take such a step in these regards, according to the people following the matter. The two major telcos are taking this drastic step to recover their dues from Aircel. According... Read More

March 29th, 2018 3:19 PM 18 COMMENTS

Aircel in Trouble Again for Overlooking Quality Parameters, Receives Direction from DoT

Aircel has been caught up in the loop of legalities for all the wrong reasons lately. As the news is out in its grandest way possible, after Aircel filed for bankruptcy on February 28, 2018, under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy code in National Company Law Tribunal, a direction was sent to Aircel a fortnight later urging the telco to work while complying with the guidelines set for quality performance and... Read More

March 21st, 2018 10:06 AM 13 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Added Over 1.5 Million Aircel Customers in Tamil Nadu Via MNP

Aircel customers are leaving the network in massive numbers, all credit goes to the company's financial issues. Airtel has confirmed that it added over 1.5 million Aircel customers in Tamil Nadu state alone. With this, the company now has over 20 million customers in the Tamil Nadu state alone as reported by PTI. It is also said that Airtel has got the highest share of close to 50% of port-ins... Read More

March 13th, 2018 10:08 AM 51 COMMENTS

Close to 10 Lakh Aircel Customers Ported to Vodafone in Tamil Nadu

Aircel will stay in the industry for a few more months as subscribers started making their way to other networks. S Murali, Business Head, Vodafone India said that the telco managed to add close to 10 Lakh Aircel subscribers in the last few weeks. Vodafone currently has 27% subscriber market share and 23% revenue market share in Tamil Nadu circle as per the company representative. Vodafone is also expecting that... Read More

March 9th, 2018 4:49 PM 24 COMMENTS

NCLT Accepts Telecom Operator Aircel’s Bankruptcy Petition

Aircel, last week filed for bankruptcy at the NCLT (National Company Law Tribunal) Mumbai bench. The NCLT finally accepted the Aircel bankruptcy petition and had issued an order staging a hold on directors, promoters, managing directors and chairman which prohibits them from leaving their positions until further notice from the Tribunal. Vijay Iyer of consultancy firm Deloitte Haskins & Sells has been appointed as the Insolvency Resolution Professional (IRP) from... Read More

March 6th, 2018 8:43 PM 73 COMMENTS

Over 1.86 Lakh Aircel Users Joined BSNL in Tamil Nadu in the Last Few Weeks

Aircel' struggle seems to be too good for BSNL, at least in the Tamil Nadu circle as the latter welcomed over 1.86 lakh Aircel users onto its network in the last few weeks. Aircel users in the second half of February month started facing no network issues, thanks to the company's financial woes. At the end of February, Aircel officially confirmed that it has filed for bankruptcy at NCLT Mumbai... Read More

February 28th, 2018 7:35 PM 116 COMMENTS

Aircel Files for Bankruptcy Leaving 84 Million Users in Disarray

As the headline itself states, it's official now. Aircel has filed for Bankruptcy at National Companies Law Tribunal (NCLT)- Mumbai bench today, leaving 84 million subscribers across the country in disarray. Aircel, in some circles also stated that the network would go away and even informing users via an SMS to look for an alternate operator to stay connected. Furthermore, the company has joined hands with Airtel for Intra Circle... Read More

February 27th, 2018 7:57 PM 56 COMMENTS

Aircel Asks Trai to Issue Mobile Number Portability Codes for Subscribers in Licensed Circles

Here comes the official news about Aircel. While the company keep on saying that it's still up for offering services, consumers are not ready to enjoy the service, thanks to the massive network down issue faced by them recently. Since then, Aircel started receiving a lot of MNP requests, and due to that, even the company' servers crashed. Following the massive demand, Aircel approached telecom regulator Trai to facilitate Mobile... Read More

February 23rd, 2018 5:36 PM 60 COMMENTS

5 Lakh MNP Requests Received by Aircel on Wednesday Alone, But the Services are Back to Normal in Many Places

Aircel is not yet to looking to leave the market as the telco has today inked a deal with state-run telco BSNL for an 'Intracircle Roaming Arrangement' in Chennai and other parts of the country. Aircel Tamil Nadu users will be able to roam on BSNL network, and the company is currently in the process of finalising the deal. BSNL Tamil Nadu is informing customers by sending an SMS to... Read More

February 21st, 2018 1:49 PM 134 COMMENTS

Aircel Warns Employees of Difficult Times Ahead, Expecting Things to Get Even More Worse

We all know that Aircel is in bad shape. Although the company never admitted it in public, Aircel customers across the country are facing call drop and no signal issues. Earlier this week, chief executive officer Kaizad Heerjee at Aircel, in a mail written to more than 5000 employees stated that the things are expected to get even worse going forward. Aircel has not received any funding in the last... Read More

February 16th, 2018 3:30 PM 180 COMMENTS

Aircel Shuts Few Network Sites in Hyderabad Leaving Customers With No Signal Issue

We all know that Aircel is going through a rough patch in the country at the moment, but the telco already confirmed that it isn't going to leave the market anytime soon. But for quite some time, Aircel customers in various parts of the country are facing network issues. Several users of Aircel are complaining about No Signal issue on Aircel's Facebook and Twitter pages, but in the latest development,... Read More

January 4th, 2018 2:25 PM 27 COMMENTS

Aircel to Offer 1GB 2G 3G Data Per Day, Unlimited Voice Calls, 100 SMS Per Day for 365 Days at Rs 2018

Aircel at last countered rival telecom operators by launching two new tariff plans in Tamil Nadu circle. The two tariff plans Aircel launched are Rs 154 and Rs 2018. The former is a monthly pack, while the latter is a yearly pack. Both the plans offer unlimited voice calls and 100 SMS per day for the validity period, but the data offering differs. Firstly, let' speak about the Rs 154... Read More

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