Idea Vodafone Merger

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How to activate DND on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, other networks

14 Feb 2019

How to activate DND on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, other networks

If you are fed up of endless promotional calls and messages, here is a solution - activating DND.

India's largest telecom operator born as Vodafone, Idea complete merger

31 Aug 2018

India's largest telecom operator born as Vodafone, Idea complete merger

Following the Department of Telecommunications' approval in July, the long-awaited merger of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular has finally been completed.

Vodafone-Idea merger approved by Department of Telecommunications

26 Jul 2018

Vodafone-Idea merger approved by Department of Telecommunications

Confirming what was already on the cards, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has approved the merger between Vodafone and Idea Cellular after the two companies collectively paid the DoT Rs. 3,900cr, and gave bank guarantees worth Rs. 3,300cr.

Vodafone India posts operating profit of Rs. 9,805cr for FY17-18

16 May 2018

Vodafone India posts operating profit of Rs. 9,805cr for FY17-18

Bouncing back from a loss of around Rs. 30,690cr in FY2016-17, Vodafone India has posted an operating profit of Rs. 9,805cr for the financial year 2017-18, ended 31st March.

5,000 employees to lose jobs as Vodafone-Idea move towards merger

16 Apr 2018

5,000 employees to lose jobs as Vodafone-Idea move towards merger

As the Idea and Vodafone merger draws to a close (sources say it is likely to be done by May), the companies will be seeing many changes in the next couple of months.

Vodafone, Idea to sell mobile-towers to ATC for Rs. 7,850cr

13 Nov 2017

Vodafone, Idea to sell mobile-towers to ATC for Rs. 7,850cr

Ahead of their merger, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular have signed an agreement with a subsidiary of American Tower Corporation (ATC) separately to sell their respective standalone mobile tower businesses for Rs. 7850cr (combined).

You may have to pay more for your mobile bill

09 Nov 2017

You may have to pay more for your mobile bill

Your monthly mobile bill will soon cost you more.

SEBI's conditional nod to Idea-Vodafone merger: What are the terms?

08 Aug 2017

SEBI's conditional nod to Idea-Vodafone merger: What are the terms?

The SEBI has given a conditional nod to the $23bn Idea-Vodafone merger, subject to the outcome of an ongoing probe over allegations that an Idea promoter had bought 0.23% shares in violation of laws.

Idea Vodafone merger: A deal of necessity rather than luxury

20 Mar 2017

Idea Vodafone merger: A deal of necessity rather than luxury

Idea cellular board has finally agreed a merger with Vodafone.