July 20th, 2021 7:04 AM 0 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Times Ahead of Jio, Airtel In This Segment

Vodafone Idea (Vi) has been compared to the likes of Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel and is regarded as a telco that’s a little beneath the two. However, there’s one thing that no one can deny and that is Vodafone Idea’s postpaid game is much better than Airtel and Jio’s. Neither Airtel nor Jio provides their users with what Vodafone Idea does with its two premium plans - truly unlimited... Read More

July 19th, 2021 5:00 PM 18 COMMENTS

AGR Case: SC Won’t Allow Recalculation of Dues, Vodafone Idea In a Bad Place

The Supreme Court has today said that it wouldn’t allow re-computation or re-calculation of the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues. However, if there’s any rectification that needs to be done, it might be allowed (this didn’t come directly from the SC). It is worth noting that the apex court had said that it wouldn’t allow reassessment of the dues; however, it didn’t say that if any errors are there, the... Read More

July 17th, 2021 10:50 AM 4 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea Might Have Good News Coming In!

Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea (Vi) and Tata Teleservices had earlier sought the help of the Supreme Court (SC) for the reassessment of their adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues. The telcos had argued that the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) had made several mistakes while calculating the total AGR dues. As pointed by the operators, the government made arithmetical mistakes including double counting of the dues on certain occasions. Now, according to... Read More

July 13th, 2021 6:57 AM 1 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea, Airtel Offer This Benefit that Jio, BSNL Don’t

Vodafone Idea (Vi) and Bharti Airtel both offer a certain benefit to users that Reliance Jio and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) do not. Since it is both Airtel and Vi that I am talking about, it can’t be the Weekend Data Rollover or Binge All Night offer, but something else. It is an additional benefit that can be a deal-breaker for many users. Frankly, it is surprising to see... Read More

July 12th, 2021 8:18 PM 137 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Disappoints, Breaks Subscribers Addition Streak: TRAI

Vodafone Idea (Vi) has disappointed its fans across the country by losing out on subscribers in the month of April 2021. According to the monthly subscriber data report from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Vi has lost 1.8 million (18,10,620) subscribers in April. This comes as a tight blow to the telecom operator, which posted a huge loss in the FY21. In comparison, its rivals, Reliance Jio and... Read More

July 12th, 2021 1:15 PM 1 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio to See Stagnant ARPU Growth in June

Telecom operators in India are witnessing a roller coaster ride in terms of mobile revenue. The renowned telecom operators Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel are expecting to have decent sequential growth in mobile revenue and ARPU in the June quarter. However, Vodafone Idea, on the other side, is facing adversities due to default AGR dues, network issues and subscriber fall. As reported by analysts, the telco giant is set to... Read More

July 10th, 2021 11:54 AM 3 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Turns to $3 Billion of Private Equity Funding for Solving Cash Crunch

Vodafone Idea has been handed the short end of the stick when it comes to finances in the telecom industry. Already the tariffs are skewed towards the lower end of the spectrum, thus burning holes in the pockets of the telecom companies. Of course, some are better prepared to take the brunt, but Vodafone Idea was certainly not. The telecom company is now looking towards Private Equity investors, Apollo Global... Read More

July 6th, 2021 8:30 PM 2 COMMENTS

Jio, Vi and Airtel Can Now Extend Network in Remote Areas Using Satellites

The telecom companies in India have been long limited by the towers and the limited capacity. Further, the financial crunch has limited their prowess for deploying expensive equipment across the country to boost capacity. Bringing a cure to this issue, DoT, in the latest turn of events, has allowed the usage of VSAT operators to provide satellite-based cellular connectivity to telecom companies. This means that the capacity of the telecom... Read More

June 29th, 2021 3:42 PM 116 COMMENTS

Jio, Vodafone Idea Not Offering SMS Benefits on Cheaper Plans

Reliance Jio and Vodafone Idea are strategically not offering outgoing SMS benefits on their cheaper plans. Even though both the companies have a different outlook on the market, their recent move has to do with one thing - retaining subscribers. One of the biggest issues for the telcos is not to add subscribers but to keep them. When users don’t get the kind of telecom service they are looking for,... Read More

June 28th, 2021 7:00 AM 1 COMMENTS

BSNL, Airtel, Jio and Vi Most Expensive Data Vouchers

The need for data vouchers increased as 4G came to the scene and the cost of each GB data fell dramatically. All the telecom operators including Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio, and Vodafone Idea (Vi) offer their users unlimited 4G data plans with daily caps on the data they can consume. To consume more than what their fair-usage-policy limit allows them, users can buy data vouchers.... Read More

June 19th, 2021 6:56 AM 37 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Rs 699 or Jio Rs 599, Which Postpaid Plan Should You Choose?

Vodafone Idea (Vi) and Reliance Jio both offer postpaid services to their customers. Both the companies have mid-tier postpaid plans which are neither too expensive nor too cheap. So today we are taking one such mid-tier postpaid plan from each company and then comparing them to decide which one is better for you. We have chosen the Rs 699 plan from Vodafone Idea and Rs 599 plan from Reliance Jio... Read More

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