May 14th, 2018 8:18 PM 41 COMMENTS

Telenor Users Can Now Use Same SIM, Number and Plan With Airtel Network

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT), earlier today, cleared the merger of Bharti Airtel and Telenor India. As a next step, Airtel will begin integrating Telenor India’s operations across seven circles: Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Gujarat, UP (East), UP (West) and Assam. The transaction has received all the necessary regulatory & statutory approvals and did not face any hurdles post the merger announcement in March 2017, besides the bank statement requirement... Read More

May 14th, 2018 4:33 PM 14 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel and Telenor Ready for Unification After DoT Approves Merger

DoT today issued a notification which finally gave a green flag to the Telenor–Bharti Airtel merger. After this move, the biggest telco in the country, Bharti Airtel will acquire all licenses owned by Telenor. After the approval of this notification from the Telecom Department Airtel is ready to take over all the licenses of Telenor as well as its liabilities. The notification which the DoT issued on Monday read “The... Read More

May 10th, 2018 10:53 AM 11 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel-Telenor Deal Expected to Get Approval from DoT in a Week

In a move that will ease mergers and acquisitions within the telecom industry, the Supreme court quashed the telecom department’s bid to make Bharti Airtel furnish a bank guarantee of Rs 1,499 crore as a pre-condition for approving Airtel’s acquisition of Telenor India. The order has cleared the path for the Bharti Airtel-Telenor deal to go through. The apex court in its order on Wednesday dismissed Department of Telecommunications (DoT)... Read More

May 4th, 2018 12:12 PM 25 COMMENTS

DoT Holds Up on Airtel’s Acquisition of Telenor India for Insisting on Bank Guarantees

A Telecom Tribunal order was passed before, that directed the Sunil Mittal led company Bharti Airtel to acquire Telenor India without relying and insisting on a bank guarantee of about Rs 1,700 crore. Putting that order in scrutiny, the Department of Telecom has finally moved to Supreme Court questioning the previous order of the tribunal. Interestingly, Airtel had already walked into the court beforehand expecting this move from the DoT and filed... Read More

April 13th, 2018 10:07 AM 9 COMMENTS

TDSAT Asks DoT to Approve Airtel-Telenor Merger Without any Bank Guarantee

The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has now asked the Department of Telecom (DoT) to approve the Bharti Airtel and Telenor India merger without any bank guarantee, as per a new report from PTI. The DoT, earlier this month asked the leading telecom operator Bharti Airtel to submit the bank guarantee of around Rs 1,700 crore so that it can approve the proposed merger with Norway-based Telenor. The... Read More

April 10th, 2018 2:56 PM 7 COMMENTS

Telenor’s Rs 349 Prepaid Pack Gives 1GB Data Per Day, Unlimited Calls for 56 Days

Telenor has been out of the scene for a while now, but the telco is still offering some of the best-prepaid tariff plans in the market. The Norway-based telecom operator which announced a merger with Bharti Airtel is offering a Rs 349 plan for its prepaid users. With this plan, Telenor is competing with the Jio's Rs 349 tariff plan which is the best-prepaid plan in the price range. Telenor's... Read More

March 9th, 2018 5:53 PM 4 COMMENTS

Airtel’s Buyout Offer of the Indian Branch of Telenor Goes Through NCLT

Airtel in its feud against Jio has been making audacious attempts on its half to make competitive decisions which would help them put a strong fight against Jio. One such decision was buying the Indian branch of Norway’s Telenor. News comes that Airtel’s offer to buy the telecom giant has finally gone through the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT). Bharti Airtel entered into an agreement with Telenor South Asia Investments... Read More

February 7th, 2018 5:30 PM 7 COMMENTS

Telenor is Offering 1.5GB 4G Data Per Day, Unlimited Voice Calls for 28 Days With Rs 195 Prepaid Tariff Plan

Telenor is not in the news of late, but the company is still providing services in several parts of the country. And it's also offering some of the best tariff plans which are worth considering. Telenor is offering plans such as Rs 195, Rs 143, Rs 299, Rs 349. And all these plans offer benefits on par with private telecom operators. One of the best plans from Telenor's house is... Read More

October 26th, 2017 4:14 PM 11 COMMENTS

Telenor Intros Rs. 143 Tariff Plan With Benefits of 2GB Data and Unlimited Voice Calls for 28 Days

Telenor India has launched two new tariff plans for its users in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana subscribers. Telenor has a decent fanbase in both the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana which is the reason why it launched the new tariff plans in the said regions. The company has announced STV143 for existing customers, and two new FRC plans of Rs. 148 and Rs. 448. The all-new STV143 from Telenor allows you... Read More

August 31st, 2017 3:28 PM 9 COMMENTS

Telenor Partners With Bharti Airtel to Offer Intra-Circle Roaming Services in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

Telenor India, which will soon merge its operations with Bharti Airtel has now entered into an intra-circle roaming arrangement with the same operator Andhra Pradesh & Telangana. Under this agreement, eligible Telenor subscribers will be able to enjoy 3G services and a wider coverage of 4G services and high-speed internet while on roaming within the state. Telenor India has been offering 2G data and 4G services through LTE technology across... Read More

August 4th, 2017 7:08 AM 11 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel and Telenor’s Merger Now Receives NCLT Nod

Bharti Airtel is on the verge of merging with Telenor India and today, the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has reportedly approved the proposed merger between both the operators. The proposed merger had earlier received a nod from Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), BSE Limited (BSE) and National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE). A report from Business Standard says that NCLT has "instructed the companies to hold... Read More

July 12th, 2017 7:08 AM 6 COMMENTS

Telenor is Giving a Tough Fight to Indian Telecom Operators With its Rs. 116 and Rs. 146 Plans

Norway-based Telenor, which is on the verge of merging its operations with Bharti Airtel has announced two new plans for its users last month. When it comes to the tariff plans department, Telenor leads the way with affordable plans, which are better than any other operator. However, Telenor doesn't have a huge presence in the country, and as a result, these offers are just for namesake. Especially after the entrance... Read More

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