August 14th, 2021 6:56 PM 1 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Lenders Worry About Repayments as Spectrum Dues Deadline Nears

The lenders of Vodafone Idea are finding themselves in more and more trouble with each passing day. With the options running out for the distressed telecom company, now it remains to be seen how the management will tackle the debts that remain in front of it. However, as per the latest reports on the matter, the lenders of Vodafone Idea are asking the centre to extend a payment moratorium for... Read More

August 10th, 2021 10:36 PM 1 COMMENTS

56 Days Validity Prepaid Plans You Should Know About

Telecom operators have rolled out different prepaid plans that comes with intriguing benefits and multiple validity periods. While most of the users prefer monthly prepaid recharges, some users prefer annual prepaid plans to reduce the hassle. A major chunk of users also opts for prepaid plans that comes with 84 days and 56 days validity. In this article, we will mention the best-prepaid plans of Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio and... Read More

August 8th, 2021 5:16 PM 19 COMMENTS

DoT Steps In With Banks Trying to Solve Telcos Finance Issues

The situation with Vodafone Idea in the telecom industry seems to be growing grimmer with each passing moment. The question looms over the telecom operator whether or not it might go under. If this happens, not only will it be a big hit for the consumers, but the lenders of the company will also be facing the brunt of the collapse. Being a big name in the telecom industry, Vodafone... Read More

August 7th, 2021 6:57 PM 0 COMMENTS

Postpaid Plans From Airtel, Jio and Vodafone Idea You Can’t Ignore

There is no denying fact that telecom operators have developed an extensive range of postpaid plans for their subscribers. The renowned telcos like Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea competes directly in the postpaid segment with similar priced plans and benefits. Commonly, postpaid subscribers stick to their ongoing postpaid plan. However, the competitive landscape pushes telecom operators to include lucrative benefits in their postpaid plans. If you are looking... Read More

August 2nd, 2021 3:12 PM 37 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Stakeholder Shows Intention of Selling to Govt

Vodafone Idea, the worst of the financially strapped telecom operators has finally come out in the public regarding its poor financial standing. However, what’s different about the latest move from Vodafone Idea is that it is not pleading with investors now, but with the government. Kumar Mangalam Birla, the billionaire whose company, Aditya Birla Group (ABG) holds around 27% share in the telecom company has shown interest in offloading his... Read More

July 30th, 2021 2:20 PM 0 COMMENTS

Airtel and Vodafone Idea Eye Price Hike to Lower AGR Dues Burden

Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel might soon hike the prices in the prepaid smartphone users segments to elevate the resources and increase the cash generation to cater to the upcoming AGR dues burden and other payment defaults. As reported by ET Telecom, a price hike in the prepaid smartphone user segment will be beneficial for the telcos as it generates the bulk of telco revenues. The renowned entity Goldman Sachs... Read More

July 29th, 2021 3:51 PM 40 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Only Gained New Subscribers in May 2021

In a surprising turn of events, only Reliance Jio has added new wireless subscribers in May 2021. It’s strange to see Bharti Airtel losing subscribers. Vodafone Idea and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) carry on with losing wireless subscribers for consecutive months. What’s even stranger is that the number of subscribers which Bharti Airtel lost is more than Vodafone Idea’s figures. Reliance Jio is continuing its prime form and has... Read More

July 28th, 2021 7:05 AM 0 COMMENTS

Airtel and Vodafone Idea Rs 499 Corporate Postpaid Plans Compared

Airtel has been offering some of the exclusive corporate postpaid plans that are packed with ample benefits and services. To increase the competition and expand the reach, Vodafone Idea has also launched new enterprise postpaid plans for corporate customers. Both the telcos have included an array of services and benefits in their corporate postpaid plans. While Airtel offers five different plans, Vodafone Idea has launched 4 different enterprise plans. In... Read More

July 24th, 2021 9:03 PM 1 COMMENTS

SC Refuses to Rethink AGR Dues, Bad News for Financially Strapped Telcos

One of the heaviest financial burdens which the telecom companies in India face right now includes the Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR). The Department of Telecommunications (DoT), after winning the fifteen-year long legal battle, had slapped these charges on the telecom companies. The older telecom companies now stand on the edge with regards to these dues as they are the ones to shoulder this burden. Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea, and Tata... Read More

July 23rd, 2021 7:57 PM 35 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Set to Hike Tariffs, Jio Postpaid Has Limited Traction

Bharti Airtel, the second-largest wireless operator in India is set to record a 3% increase in revenues in its upcoming quarters, say multiple analysts. The operator on Thursday announced “upgrades” to its retail and corporate postpaid plans to “serve evolving” user needs with the minimum plan for corporate users now priced at Rs 299, up from Rs 199. Similarly, Airtel has also tweaked its retail postpaid plans with the price... Read More

July 23rd, 2021 11:46 AM 96 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea, Airtel Won’t Get Any AGR Relief

Vodafone Idea, Bharti Airtel, and Tata Teleservices had submitted petitions in the Supreme Court to challenge the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues amount that the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) had assessed. However, the SC has ruled that it won’t allow any reassessment or change in the amount of dues that was finalised in the last year’s hearing. This has put a major blow in the hopes of Vodafone Idea (Vi).... Read More

July 20th, 2021 1:10 PM 0 COMMENTS

ITAT Directs Vodafone India to Pay Rs 230 Crore

Vodafone India Services Pvt Ltd (VISPL) has been granted a conditional stay by the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) in a transfer pricing case. The company has been directed to pay Rs 230 crores towards a disputed tax demand and give a corporate guarantee from an associate firm for nearly Rs 900 crore. As reported by ET Telecom, VISPL being unlisted and liable to pay the sum and provide a... Read More

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