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Reliance Jio, Adani group & Major Participates In 5G Telecom Spectrum Auction

The auction for 5G telecom spectrum began on July 25. Four key contenders are Reliance Jio, Adani Group, Bharti Airtel, and Vodafone Idea. According to Union Communications Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, India should have full-fledged 5G services by March 2023. Vaishnaw stated 5G spectrum auction will be finished by July end, adding, "Telecom is the primary source of digital consumption and it is very important to bring trusted solution in… read-more

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 02:27 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: 5G, Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, VODAFONE IDEA, Adani Data

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Google May Invest Thousands Of Crores In Bharti Airtel

As Bharti Airtel is looking to raise capital, Google may invest thousands of crores in the company, said media reports. If Google invests in Airtel, it might be very beneficial for Airtel to increase its market capacity in 4G and 5G networks as well as pay off the loan amount to the government. However, Google may ditch the plan as it already has a partnership with Jio. 

Sun, 29 Aug 2021 - 09:45 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Bharti Airtel, Google, Investment, 5G

Courtesy: Business Standard

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Bharti Airtel Offers Emergency COVID Services On Airtel Thanks App

Telecom giant Bharti Airtel has rolled COVID-19 emergency services under the ‘Explore’ section of Airtel Thanks App. The COVID SOS will help users to find verified contacts and book vaccination slots. The platform powered by Airtel IQ will help users connect to verified sources for hospital beds, medicines, ICU etc. Airtel is also offering COVID-19 helplines for businesses to stay connected to their employees and organize their efforts.

Sat, 15 May 2021 - 08:05 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Bharti Airtel, airtel thanks app, COVID-19 Relief, Emergency Help

Courtesy: The Economic Times


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Airtel Clocks Highest Ever Quarterly Profit In FY2021-Q3

Adding 13 million 4G consumers in the last quarter, Bharti Airtel reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 854 crore for the third quarter of the financial year 2021 on February 3. Besides, the telecom operator recorded a 24% growth at Rs 26,518 crore in its consolidated revenues. Interestingly, owing to the lockdown and work from home, the company witnessed a 32.4% hike in revenues from mobile services in India.

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 - 05:51 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bharti Airtel, QUARTER PROFITS, Quarter 3, Airtel

Courtesy: Live Mint

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Airtel Becomes India's First Telco To Manifest live 5G Services

Airtel on January 28 became India’s first telecommunications company to manifest live 5G service, successfully proving its 5G readiness across all domains. By employing Non-standalone (NSA) technology, Airtel orchestrated the 5G network over its existing liberalised spectrum in the 1800 MHz band. Additionally, the telco used dynamic spectrum sharing to operate 5G and 4G connections simultaneously from the same spectrum block. The… read-more

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 - 03:24 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Airtel, Bharti Airtel, 5G, 5G Network, NSA, Telecom

Courtesy: India Today

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Airtel Appoints Pradipt Kapoor As New Chief Information Officer

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel Ltd on January 10 announced Pradipt Kapoor as its Chief Information Officer (CIO). Succeeding Harmeen Mehta, Pradipt will be supervising Airtel’s engineering strategy and will simultaneously steer the digital space. Besides, he will be a part of the firm's board of directors. Pradipt’s appointment came when Airtel is determined on building cybersecurity and cloud businesses to generate revenue from its… read-more

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 - 06:55 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Airtel, Bharti Airtel, Pradipt Kapoor, CIO, Telecom

Courtesy: Mint

Bharti Airtel

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Bharti Airtel Approaches SC Over Revaluing AGR Dues By DoT

Telecom giant Bharti Airtel has approached the Supreme Court, pointing out “arithmetical errors” made by the Department of Telecommunications in calculating adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues. As per DoT, Airtel owes about Rs 44,000 crore, out of which it had paid Rs 18,000 crore. While other operators shall file similar petitions, Airtel affirmed that the erroneous interest rate was applied to hoist the demands for Spectrum Usage Charge (SUC… read-more

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 05:44 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Bharti Airtel, AGR, Spectrum Usage Charge, DoT

Courtesy: Times Now

Mukesh Ambani

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Jio Accuse Airtel, Vodafone Of 'Unethical' Campaigns

Stating that port-out requests have significantly increased, Reliance Jio has accused Bharti Airtel and Vi of using the farmers' protest for 'unethical' campaigning. In a letter to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Jio mentioned that Airtel and Vi had allegedly campaigned a switch from Jio would support the protesting farmers. Moreover, Jio has asked for strict action against the companies. However, Airtel and Vi have denied… read-more

Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 11:24 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Reliance India, Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, VODAFONE IDEA, National news

Courtesy: The Telegraph

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Vodafone Idea to Reframe Features of RedX to Avoid TRAI's Ban

Vi (Vodafone-Idea) has planned to reconstruct the features of its RedX plan to avoid a ban from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). Vi plans to remove its 'faster data speed' and 'priority network access' features from RedX and resubmit the tariff plan to TRAI. Vi had introduced the plan in 2019. Earlier, Airtel had also faced a similar ban, which was later revoked after it tweaked its plan.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 07:57 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: VODAFONE IDEA, TRAI, Bharti Airtel, RedX

Courtesy: The Economic Times