Feb 24, 2017 at 16:24 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Analysts feel that the deal could help Bharti stand up to intense competition that will unleash in the telecom space, but the sector overall could see pressure as well.
Feb 24, 2017 at 16:10 | Source: PTI
Yesterday, telecom operator Bharti Airtel announced its decision to acquire Norwegian Telenor's India unit, signalling a fresh round of industry consolidation that has intensified in the wake of disruptive entry of newcomer Reliance Jio.
Feb 24, 2017 at 15:12 | Source: PTI
The main sectors which attracted the highest foreign inflows include services, telecom, trading, computer hardware and software and automobile.
Feb 24, 2017 at 14:38 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The Airtel-Telenor buyout coupled with talks of potential Vodafone-Idea merger and Tata Teleservices with RCom-Airtel-MTS combine raise questions whether a consolidation is the best way for telecom companies in view of Reliance Jio's entry.
Feb 24, 2017 at 14:15 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
According to a GSMA report, Indias telecom sector directly employs 2.2 million people and 1.8 million indirectly. Consolidation in the sector could cause nearly a third of these jobs to be shed.
Feb 24, 2017 at 13:42 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
India is staring at an imminent jobs crisis as three leading service sectors which have been engines of job creation for two decades now get ready to shed jobs by the tens of thousands, each driven by its own dynamic.
Feb 24, 2017 at 11:24 | Source: CNBC-TV18
On one hand, these mergers could help bigger incumbents increase their subscriber base, and provide competitive pricing but on the other hand, this is also likely to wipe off 10-15 percent of jobs in the telecom space, reports an article in Business Standard.
Feb 23, 2017 at 18:28 | Source: CNBC-TV18
With entry of Reliance Jio and a possible merger of Vodafone and Idea, the telecom sector has began to see consolidation. The space is no longer viable for more than three players, believes SP Tulsian of sptulsian.com.
Feb 23, 2017 at 18:24 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Lesser players with more spectrum and enough towers will help improve quality of services, said TV Ramachandran, President of Broadband India Forum. Consolidation will lead to both power and cost efficiency.
Feb 23, 2017 at 16:07 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Participation level from domestic institutions will continue to move market up, believes market expert Prakash Diwan. The market is likely to be stock-specific going ahead.