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Airtel shells out Rs 10K crore on AGR dues

As per the government's assessment, Airtel owes nearly Rs 35,586 crore in statutory dues, including licence fee and spectrum usage charge

17 Feb 2020 10:19 AM

Telecom department clears Idea-Vodafone merger with conditions

The department has asked Idea Cellular to pay Rs 3,926 crore in cash for Vodafone spectrum.

09 Jul 2018 7:47 PM

Vodafone gears up to challenge fresh spectrum fee demand

The merger of the second and the third largest operators in India will create a new market leader.

02 Jul 2018 1:29 PM

Idea shares tank over 7 pc; m-cap falls Rs 1,893 cr as mega-merger delays

The mega-merger deal of Idea and Vodafone may not meet the expected June 30 timeline.

25 Jun 2018 5:12 PM

Only fittest three will survie in telecom industry: Birla

Birla's Idea Celular will become largest telecom operator with 400 mn customers after merger with Vodafone.

12 Oct 2017 11:28 AM


Idea-Vodafone merger likely to be completed by March

Both the companies are before National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) for seeking its nod.

02 Oct 2017 5:55 PM

Vodafone India CEO Sunil Sood says merger with Idea on time

Merger process requires approvals from CCI, Sebi, NCLT and telecom department, Sood adds.

27 Sep 2017 11:54 AM

Idea shares jump 7 per cent on CCI nod to Vodafone-Idea merger

Idea Cellular said transaction is expected to close in 2018 subject to customary approvals.

25 Jul 2017 12:58 PM

Vodafone, Idea get CCI nod for merger

The $23 billion transaction is the largest transaction by value in the history of Indian M&A.

25 Jul 2017 2:55 AM

India's largest telecom player: Vodafone-Idea merger gets CCI nod

Post the merger, Vodafone will own 45.1 per cent stake while the Aditya Birla group will have 26 per cent shareholding.

24 Jul 2017 8:26 PM


No leniency for Vodafone-Idea merger: DoT

Sinha said that guidelines are in place to ensure that a single operator does not have a dominant position.

31 Mar 2017 2:27 AM

Idea launches 4G in Ranchi amid merger talks with Vodafone

Company has 1.25 crore customers in Bihar & Jharkhand catering to their ever-growing infotainment needs.

29 Mar 2017 3:56 PM

Telecom giant is born

The tariff wars triggered by the third-largest player, Reliance, will go on longer.

21 Mar 2017 2:23 AM

Vodafone, Idea create $23.2-bn telecom behemoth

Two telecom giants make country's largest operator to fight price war sparked by Mukes Ambani's Relaince Jio.

20 Mar 2017 4:53 PM

No major job cuts at Idea after merger: Birla

Both companies reaveal in a joint statement that Aditya Birla Group chairman will head unified entity.

20 Mar 2017 12:50 PM


Vodafone India CIO Vikas Grover quits

Grover has stepped down from his position after a stint of about 9 years at Vodafone.

11 Mar 2017 12:48 PM