"Customers simply need to dial *121# from their mobile phones and access an easy to navigate menu on their mobile screens to get their account related information in a matter of seconds. No need to wait to speak to a customer care executive or visit an Airtel retail store for basic queries," Airtel said in a statement.
Sudarshan Sukhani of s2analytics.com advises selling Amara Raja Batteries and Ajanta Pharma.
"The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 1,194.58 million at the end of March 2017 to 1,198.89 million at the end of April 2017, thereby showing a monthly growth rate of 0.36 per cent," Trai said in its monthly subscriber report.
For minimal monthly charges, the companies are now offering their customers various services like insurance cover, damaged phone repairs, anti-virus, and cloud back-up, among others.
Last week, Bharti Airtel and Telenor India also filed a joint application before National Company Law Tribunal for approval of their merger following nod from the market regulator Sebi and stock exchanges -- BSE and NSE.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) collects and computes data download speed with the help of its MySpeed application on a real-time basis. Theoretically, a user can download one Bollywood movie in about five minutes at 16 mbps speed.
Ashwani Gujral of ashwanigujral.com recommends buying Bajaj Electricals, Pidilite Industries and Bharti Airtel.
Airtel further stated that Telenor and Airtel have filed on Thursday the joint company application before the New Delhi Bench of National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) for the approval of the proposed scheme of merger.
Meeker pointed that Indians spend 28 hours on an average per week browsing the web on their mobile phones out of which around 12.5 hours is spent accessing entertainment content
"Competition is likely to remain intense as new entrant Reliance Jio will continue to offer cheaper tariffs to gain market share from incumbents," Fitch said
Revenues of large telecom companies have largely bottomed out, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BoAML) said in a report.
Regulator Trai today directed telecom operators to stop providing discriminatory tariffs to the subscribers of the same category and report all plans to the sector watchdog within seven days of their launch.
However, average rollover of Nifty to June series is near 9,450 futures which is slightly negative for upcoming sessions as initial data indicates short rollover and also Nifty is trading below 9,450 futures.
Moody's Investors Service today changed Airtel credit outlook to negative from stable, as pressure on earnings is likely to continue, with Reliance Jio trying to increase its subscriber base by offering low tariff.
Sudarshan Sukhani of s2analytics.com suggests selling IndusInd Bank, Torrent Pharmaceuticals and Coal India and advises buying Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone and Escorts.
Given the low penetration of broadband in India and the huge untapped customer demand, which remains out of broadband coverage currently at present a huge opportunity.
The second most valued brand in India is mobile operator company Bharti Airtel with valuations of USD 7.7 billion. Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) ranks third with USD 6.8 billion.
Mitessh Thakkar of mitesshthakkar.com recommends buying Bharti Airtel, Engineers India, NCC, PC Jeweller and Coffee Day.
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Mitessh Thakkar of miteshthacker.com suggests buying Bharti Airtel and Tata Consultancy Services and feels that Balaji Telefilms may hit Rs 145.
Those recognised as the 2017 Aon Best Employers in India, in alphabetical order, are Aegis Ltd, Bajaj Finance, Bayer, Bharti Airtel, Bharti Infratel, DHL Express (India), Godrej Agrovet, Godrej Consumer Products, IndiGo and InterGlobe Enterprises (Conglomerate Winner).
Motilal Oswal is bullish on Bharti Airtel has recommended buy rating on the stock with a target price of Rs 430 in its research report dated May 10, 2017.
ICICI Direct is bullish on Bharti Airtel has recommended buy rating on the stock with a target price of Rs 410 in its research report dated May 10, 2017.
Edelweiss recommended hold rating on Bharti Airtel with a target price of Rs 340 in its research report dated May 10, 2017.
Ashwani Gujral of ashwanigujral.com recommends buying Axis Bank, Bharat Financial, Delta Corp and PSU banks.