October 21st, 2021 1:29 PM 0 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea, Athonet Partner Up to Test 5G for Industry 4.0 Solutions

With 5G, telecom operators would be looking to bank on enterprises revenues more than ever. Vodafone Idea (Vi) recently announced that it has partnered up with Athonet to test 5G networks for Industry 4.0 solutions. The trials/test will be conducted using the spectrum provided by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). Athonet is a private 5G and LTE solutions platform provider. Vi and Athonet have partnered up to test enterprises use... Read More

October 21st, 2021 11:39 AM 4 COMMENTS

BSNL, Vodafone Idea Customers Are Porting Out Fast

According to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) monthly report for August 2021, it is evident that Vodafone Idea (Vi) and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) customers are porting out to the networks of Airtel and Jio. A total of 11.28 million mobile number portability (MNP) requests were made in August 2021. Out of the 11.28 million MNP requests across India, 6.49 million requests came from Zone-1 while 4.79... Read More

October 21st, 2021 10:31 AM 0 COMMENTS

Vi Business Enhances Offerings With Google Workspace, Google Suite

To help out small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) even further, Vi Business will now be offering Google Workspace and Google Suite to the consumers. The plans from Vi Business start at a convenient price of Rs 399 and offers users the best of Google applications. Vi Business, the enterprise arm of Vodafone Idea (Vi) announced its partnership with Google Cloud India under which both the companies will offer solutions to... Read More

October 21st, 2021 7:06 AM 1 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Mind-Blowing Prepaid Plans With OTT Benefits

Vodafone Idea (Vi) is known for providing some really good prepaid plans to users. The telco offers some offers such as Binge All Night and Weekend Data Rollover, both of which are unique. None of the other companies, including Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Reliance Jio, or Bharti Airtel, provide their users with such an offer. On top of this, users also get over-the-top (OTT) benefits with these plans. Today,... Read More

October 21st, 2021 12:48 AM 0 COMMENTS

For Telecom Operators Q2 Likely to Be a Healthy Quarter: Brokerage Firms

The second quarter of this financial year (July-September) is likely to be a healthy quarter for the telecom companies, though the drivers would not be the same for all the operators. Reliance Jio Infocomm’s performance would be driven by subscriber additions, while Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) would benefit from normalisation post the lockdown and tariff hikes, according to a report by IIFL Securities. “We expect 5% and... Read More

October 20th, 2021 7:35 PM 28 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea, BSNL Disappoint Again in August 2021

The two struggling telecom operators in India, Vodafone Idea (Vi) and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) have disappointed yet again in August 2021. As per the monthly performance report shared by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Vodafone Idea lost close to a million subscribers (833,549 subscribers) in August. At the same time, the state-run telco lost around 60,439 subscribers. Vodafone Idea losing a ton of subscribers in a... Read More

October 20th, 2021 4:15 PM 0 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Has Accepted Four Year Payment Moratorium Option

Vodafone Idea (Vi) has told the government that it will be opting for the four-year payment moratorium benefit on the dues. With this, Vodafone Idea (Vi) has become the first telecom operator in the country to accept the moratorium benefit from the government. According to an ET Telecom report, the cash strapped telco has further asked the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) about when it will receive the bank guarantees back... Read More

October 18th, 2021 8:28 PM 2 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Provided Best Upload Speeds in September: TRAI

As per the data published by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Vodafone Idea provided the best average upload speed to the users in September 2021. The third-largest telecom operator has been consistent with providing excellent download and upload speeds to the users. The primary reason behind this could be the lower network load that it enjoys because of the lesser number of customers as compared to Reliance Jio... Read More

October 18th, 2021 12:52 PM 0 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea, Larsen & Toubro to Test Smart City Solutions for 5G

Leading telecom operator, Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) and Smart World & Communication business of leading Engineering & Construction conglomerate Larsen & Toubro have partnered, for a pilot project to test 5G-based Smart City solutions, as part of its ongoing 5G trials on Govt. allocated 5G spectrum. The companies will collaborate to test and validate 5G use cases built on IoT, Video AI technologies leveraging L&T's Smart City platform – Fusion,... Read More

October 18th, 2021 12:05 PM 14 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Might Get Around Rs 20000 Crore in Next Two Weeks

Vodafone Idea, the third-largest telecom service provider (TSP) in India, might get around Rs 20,000 crore in the next two weeks. According to an ET Telecom report, the telco might get around Rs 14,000 crore from the government in the form of returned bank guarantees (BGs) and another Rs 7,000 to Rs 8,000 crore from its promoters, including the Aditya Birla Group (ABG) and the Vodafone Group Plc. This should... Read More

October 18th, 2021 6:59 AM 1 COMMENTS

Vi, Airtel Prepaid Plans With Disney+ Hotstar Mobile Subscription

If you are wondering about how you can watch the upcoming Men's T20 World Cup online, a subscription to the Disney+ Hotstar can help you do that. But buying a subscription isn’t worth it when you can get it without any additional cost by purchasing a prepaid plan from Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel. There are prepaid plans from Jio that help you get a subscription to the very same... Read More

October 17th, 2021 11:17 PM 0 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel, Vi to See Higher ARPU in Q2 FY22: Analysts

Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea (Vi) are expected to see higher average revenue per user (ARPU) in the second quarter of FY22. The analysts believe that because of the removal of the base plan (Rs 49 plan) by both the telcos, their ARPU will see a 4.5% to 6% sequential growth. At the same time, both operators will also see a higher subscriber churn rate because of the increase in... Read More

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