Articles about Vodafone Idea
11 Jan 2022
Government becomes largest shareholder in Vodafone Idea under new plan
Vodafone Idea (Vi) Ltd. has decided to convert its Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) dues into government equity.
05 Aug 2021
Vodafone Idea shares hit 52-week low amid uncertainty over future
Trouble is mounting for debt-laden Vodafone Idea (Vi) as its shares tanked as much as 24% on the Bombay Stock Exchange Thursday.
02 Aug 2021
KM Birla offers to hand over VIL stake to government
The Chairman of Aditya Birla Group Kumar Mangalam Birla has offered to hand over his stake in debt-laden Vodafone Idea Ltd. (VIL) to the government or any other entity that the government may consider worthy to keep the company operational.
23 Jul 2021
AGR dues: SC rejects telcos' plea seeking corrections in dues
In a major blow to major Indian telecom players, the Supreme Court on Friday rejected the applications by Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea, and Tata Teleservices, seeking corrections in the calculation of the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) owed to the Centre.
23 Dec 2020
Reliance set to relaunch JioPhone next year
The COVID-19 pandemic has given a completely new perspective on the use of smartphones in India. This has prompted Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries to relaunch its 4G feature phone in the next quarter.
04 Dec 2020
Beating Jio, Airtel gained 3.77mn new subscribers in September: Details
After a huge gap of four years, India's second-largest telecom service provider, Bharti Airtel, has outperformed Reliance Jio Infocomm in terms of monthly mobile subscriber additions.
30 Oct 2020
Vivo V20 'Moonlight Sonata' color variant launched in India
Vivo has launched a new 'Moonlight Sonata' color variant of its mid-range smartphone, the Vivo V20, in India. The new shade joins the Midnight Jazz and Sunset Melody variants that were unveiled earlier this month.
07 Sep 2020
Vodafone Idea rebrands itself as Vi; price hike expected
Vodafone Idea on Monday announced that it is rebranding itself as Vi two years after the merger of Vodafone and Idea Cellular.
02 Jul 2020
Why DuckDuckGo is not working in India?
Along with Chinese applications that were deemed prejudicial to national security, India has also blocked popular US-based search engine DuckDuckGo.
18 Jun 2020
No Chinese equipment for 4G upgradation: Centre to BSNL
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has asked Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) to not use any Chinese equipment in its 4G upgradation work.
04 Jun 2020
Amazon may invest $2 billion (Rs. 15,000cr) in Airtel: Report
After Facebook's multi-billion-dollar investment in Jio Platforms, e-commerce giant Amazon is moving to strike a deal with its competitor - Bharti Airtel.
01 Jun 2020
Why WeTransfer is not working in India?
WeTransfer appears to have hit a roadblock in India.
14 Apr 2020
Now, you can 'call' Google Assistant for food/night shelter locations
A few days back, Google had introduced the ability to use Maps, Google Assistant, or Search to look up the locations of food and night shelters across 33 Indian cities.
06 Apr 2020
After Jio, Airtel and Vodafone introduce ATM recharge facility
Following in the footsteps of Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vodafone have introduced a new facility that allows prepaid subscribers to recharge their mobile numbers at a nearby bank ATM.
02 Apr 2020
Amid lockdown, JioPhone users get validity extension, free calling minutes
Reliance Jio is pulling out all the stops to help its customers amid the ongoing 21-day lockdown imposed in India to contain the coronavirus.
18 Mar 2020
No relief for telcos over AGR dues; SC slams Centre
The Supreme Court on Wednesday lashed out at the Centre for its plea seeking more time to recover adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues from telecom companies.
01 Mar 2020
Vodafone Idea seeks higher tariffs for data, outgoing calls
Vodafone Idea has written to the Department of Telecommunications, seeking higher tariffs for data and minimum monthly connection charge.
20 Jan 2020
Airtel's new Rs. 179 prepaid pack offers free life insurance
Bharti Airtel, in partnership with Bharti AXA Life Insurance, has launched a new Rs. 179 prepaid pack in India that comes with a free life insurance cover of Rs. 2 lakh.
09 Dec 2019
Vodafone launches new Rs. 219, Rs. 449 unlimited prepaid plans
Vodafone Idea has introduced two new unlimited prepaid plans in India. The latest recharge packs, available in the denominations of Rs. 219 and Rs. 449, promise to offer unlimited voice calls, upto 2GB of daily data, and validity of upto 56 days.
08 Dec 2019
Vodafone-Idea, Airtel remove FUP limit on all unlimited prepaid plans
Just days after increasing the prices of their prepaid services in India, telecom giants Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel have removed the FUP limit on voice calls for all unlimited plans.
05 Dec 2019
This is how Indians are consuming porn
Last year in October, the Indian government took the major step of banning porn in the country.
04 Dec 2019
Ahead of tariff hike, Jio launches Rs. 1,776 All-in-One prepaid-plan
Just ahead of the upcoming price hike in prepaid services and products, Reliance Jio has introduced a new All-in-One pack worth Rs. 1,776.
02 Dec 2019
After Vodafone, Jio and Airtel's prepaid plans also become expensive
Just days after Vodafone Idea announced a hike in prepaid plans, telecom majors Reliance Jio and Airtel have also raised the prices of their prepaid services and products in India.
01 Dec 2019
Vodafone Idea increases calling and data charges: All details here
Vodafone Idea Limited, currently the leading telecom service provider in India, has announced an increase in the prices of prepaid services from December 3.
28 Nov 2019
Now, Mukesh Ambani is 9th richest, ahead of Google founders
Mukesh Ambani, the chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries, has become the 9th richest person in the world.
21 Nov 2019
Vodafone Idea, Airtel lost 5 million subscribers in September: TRAI
Facing tough competition from Reliance Jio, telecom giants Airtel and Vodafone Idea continue to lose their subscriber base. According to the data provided by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), in the month of September, Airtel and Vodafone Idea lost over 5 million subscribers in total.
21 Nov 2019
Government defers spectrum dues, Telcos get Rs. 42,000 crore lifeline
In a major relief for the ailing telecom sector, the government on Wednesday approved the recommendation of the Committee of Secretaries (CoS) on providing relief to the stressed telcos and allowed a two-year moratorium on spectrum payment.
11 Oct 2019
Jio starts charging for calls from today: Details here
Three years ago, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio barged into India's telecom scene with an offering like no other - affordable 4G internet and unlimited free calls to any network in the country.
09 Oct 2019
Jio starts charging 6 paise/minute for calls to other networks
Reliance Jio has announced that it will start charging customers 6 paise per minute as Interconnect Usage Charge (IUC) for all outgoing voice calls made to non-Jio mobile numbers.
01 Oct 2019
Pornhub, Redtube back in India, with a slight tweak
In a major development, Redtube and Pornhub have made a return in India.
28 Sep 2019
Galaxy A70s arrives as Samsung's first smartphone with 64MP camera
Expanding its portfolio of premium mid-range smartphones, South Korean tech giant Samsung has launched the Galaxy A70s in India.
22 Sep 2019
OPPO Reno 2 now available for purchase in India
The recently-launched camera-centric OPPO Reno 2 is now available for purchase in India.
06 Sep 2019
OPPO Reno 2Z goes on sale in India: Details here
The recently launched OPPO Reno 2Z smartphone is now available for purchase in India.
28 Aug 2019
Airtel is giving 400MB extra data on these prepaid plans
In a bid to take on Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel has updated some of its prepaid plans to pass on more benefits to its users.
17 Aug 2019
Rivaling Jio, Airtel is launching feature-rich 'Black' postpaid plan
In a bid to take on Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel is working to launch a premium, feature-rich postpaid plan for its high-spending customers, according to The Economic Times.
29 Jul 2019
Jio launches in-app digital assistant: Here's how to use it
Reliance Jio has launched an in-app digital assistant that is aimed at simplifying digital recharges.
27 Jul 2019
Reliance Jio beats Vodafone to become India's largest telecom operator
In a remarkable achievement, Reliance Jio has beaten Vodafone Idea to become the largest telecom operator in India with a subscriber base of 331.3 million.
25 Jun 2019
Airtel is offering free 20GB data: How to get it
Taking on Reliance Jio and Vodafone-Idea in India, Bharti Airtel has started offering free data to its subscribers. The telco is giving up to 20GB additional data with some of its prepaid plans.
22 May 2019
Soon, Jio plans to bring new calling technology: Details here
Over the years, the telecom sector has evolved in ways more than one could imagine, giving us access to improved calling, internet services.
09 Apr 2019
Idea outage: Delhi NCR customers report connectivity issues
Leading Indian telco Idea Cellular appears to be in the midst of connectivity issues.