Bharti Airtel, the second-largest telecom operator in the country has become the first company to test 5G technology using the spectrum in the 700 MHz band. The telco completed the test in partnership with Nokia. Bharti Airtel is conducting 5G trials with the spectrum that was allotted to the telcos by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). This 5G test using the spectrum in the 700 MHz band was conducted in... Read More
Vodafone Idea (Vi) is going to be the biggest beneficiary out of all the private telecom operators if the government decides to return the bank guarantees to the telcos. The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is likely going to tell the Supreme Court that it plans on returning the bank guarantees (BGs) to the telcos, even the BGs that are currently sub judice. According to an ET Telecom report, the returned... Read More
In a statement, CRISIL Rating had said that the recent hike in tariff by Bharti Airtel in its prepaid plans was very crucial for the healing of profitability and returns profile of the telecom sector. Recently, Airtel announced a 20% hike in the price of its prepaid plans which will be brought into effect from November 26, 2021. CRISIL has said that the changes in these tariffs will pave the... Read More
Moody’s Investors Service revised the ratings of Bharti Airtel and Bharti Airtel International, its Dutch subsidiary. As per the same, it has been rated from stable to positive as it improved credit metrics and operating performance. Annalisa Di Chiara, Moody’s senior vice president, stated that the outlook change to positive shows that the company is improving the above-mentioned metrics. It was added that if it sustained, then it could get... Read More
Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications service provider in India, has seen new highs recently. The telco’s stock has touched its lifetime high price point post the announcement of prepaid tariff hikes. With the tariff hikes, the telco’s average revenue per user (ARPU) from wireless operations is going to increase substantially, which will positively affect future revenues. At the time of writing, Bharti Airtel’s stock is trading at Rs 764.50, which... Read More
Nxtra by Airtel has announced the launch of a new large data center in Chennai. It is worth noting that this marks the arrival of Nxtra by Airtel’s third large data center in Chennai. It is a hyperscale 38 MW LEED-certified facility spread over 270,000 square feet. According to a release from the company, the new state-of-the-art facility is integrated with Airtel’s global submarine cable network. It will help Nxtra... Read More
Reliance Jio, Indian’s number one telecom operator in terms of subscriber market share and 4G coverage, might go opposite Airtel and Vodafone Idea (Vi). The telco isn’t in need of a prepaid tariff hike desperately like Airtel and Vi. Jio is already making huge profits even though its average revenue per user (ARPU) and active subscriber percentage is lower than Airtel. Vodafone Idea recently announced prepaid tariff hikes following Airtel’s... Read More
Bharti Airtel is soon going to increase tariffs of its prepaid plans. Not all the plans are going to see a price revision, but almost every popular plan is going to see a price hike on November 26, 2021. To save yourself from recharging with the prepaid plans with increased price, you can recharge now and queue the plans for future use. Users can recharge in advance for up to... Read More
Jio didn’t have a very good second-quarter (FY22) in terms of subscribers addition. While the telco still has the largest subscriber market share, it lost 11 million subscribers in the second quarter of FY22. Now, the monthly performance report from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) shows that Jio lost 19 million users in September 2021, which dragged the telco’s total subscriber base to 424.83 million. At the same... Read More
If you are worried about the prepaid tariff hikes from Bharti Airtel burning huge holes in your pocket, there is still time for you to get the recharge done for a lesser amount. Note that the tariff hikes haven’t kicked in yet. Airtel has said that the price revision of the prepaid tariffs will come into effect from November 26, 2021. Until that period, Airtel users can recharge with prepaid... Read More
Bharti Airtel seems to be rethinking the plan to separate its digital and infrastructure businesses from telecom. The company is in this speculation to change plans of rejigging the business as the government redefined the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues to exclude the revenues from non-telecom businesses. As per a report by ET Telecom citing a person familiar with the plans of the Sunil Mittal-led carrier, the government has taken... Read More
Bharti Airtel has just announced tariff hikes for prepaid plans. The current tariff hikes will help the telco realise its dream of reaching near the Rs 200 average revenue per user (ARPU) mark. Airtel has moved tariffs ahead of Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio. It will also pave the way for Vodafone Idea to increase tariffs. The base plan, which came for Rs 79, will now be available for Rs... Read More
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