Kashmir: Series of grenade attacks hit Srinagar, one person injured
Jul 24, 2015 at 16:33 | Source:
Srinagar: Suspected militants on Friday carried out a series of grenade attacks in Srinagar, targeting yet again the telecom providers, and injuring one person.In the first attack, two unidentified youth entered the office of Aircel at Karan Nagar, l...
Militants target Aircel, Vodafone centres in Srinagar, none injured
Jul 24, 2015 at 14:11 | Source:
Unidentified assailants on Friday attacked two mobile phone sales and service centres here and lobbed grenades to force their closure, police said."Two unidentified assailants entered an Aircel office in Karan Nagar business centre and asked the...
Vodafone M-Pesa partners with Walmart India for convenient cash management
Jul 09, 2015 at 13:20 | Source:
Vodafone India, the telecom service providers, has entered into a strategic tie-up with Walmart India, the wholly owned subsidiary of worlds largest retailer Walmart Stores Inc. This tie-up will enable business members of six Best Price Modern Wholes...
Full MNP will empower people, improve services, says Prasad
Jul 03, 2015 at 22:54 | Source:
New Delhi: The full mobile number portability (MNP), which kicked off today, will "empower people", increase competition among telecom operators and improve services, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.Full MNP will enable subscriber...
Telcos must ensure quality service to customers, says Prasad
Jul 03, 2015 at 22:46 | Source:
New Delhi: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said the industry needs to walk the "extra mile" to ensure that quality service is delivered to people and that consumers do not face issues like call drops.Speaking at the Ficci CEOs Ro...
Vodafone retrospective tax case: Alas, if only SC had been less rigid
Jun 24, 2015 at 19:11 | Source:
The Indian judiciary especially the apex court carries greater credibility both in India and outside than the Indian Parliament. So much so, had the tax department engaged the best counsel in business when Vodafone appealed against the Bombay High Co...
RCom-Sistema M&A is easier said than done; and ultimately one has to exit
Jun 16, 2015 at 12:50 | Source:
The talks between Anil Ambani's Reliance Communications (RCom) and Russia's Sistema Shyam Teleservices on a possible merger are being touted as a win-win move (assuming valuations are agreed) for both parties. While the merger is supposed to give Sis...
Idea hikes mobile data rates by up to 100% in Delhi
Jun 04, 2015 at 18:43 | Source:
New Delhi: Idea Cellular has hiked mobile data rates by up to 100 percent for pre-paid customers in the NCR region, becoming the first telecom operator to raise the tariff after Rs 1.1 lakh crore spectrum auction in March.The country's third largest ...
Vodafone exits Bharti Airtel, sells its 4.2 % stake for $ 200 mn
May 29, 2015 at 07:59 | Source:
New Delhi: British telecom company Vodafonetoday said it has exited from Bharti Airtel by selling its 4.2per cent stake in the Indian telecom major to an arm of BhartiGroup."Vodafone confirms that it has sold, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, ...