Vodafone India: News

03 Oct 2023

Vodafone Idea

Vi Max Family postpaid plans now offer unlimited night-time data

Vi (Vodafone Idea) has rolled out new features for its Max Family postpaid plan subscribers, including Data Sharing and Night Time Unlimited Data.

16 May 2023


Vodafone to cut 11,000 jobs to make company 'simpler'

British telecom giant Vodafone has decided to cut 11,000 jobs in the next three years, the company's new CEO Margherita Della Valle said.

05 Mar 2023

Vodafone Idea

Vodafone Idea (Vi) prepaid plans with additional data, weekend rollover

Vodafone Idea (Vi) offers some of the best prepaid recharge plans in the Indian telecom industry.

06 Aug 2021


Government set to nullify controversial retrospective tax law

The Indian government has moved toward redacting the controversial retrospective tax law, introduced in 2012 and said to have hindered the country's prospects of foreign investment.

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.

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.

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.

20 Dec 2017


Vodafone joins hands with itel; offers smartphone for Rs. 1,600!

Vodafone India and itel Mobile have partnered to launch the entry-level 4G smartphone, itel A20, at an effective price of Rs. 1,590 in India with an exciting cashback offer.

13 Nov 2017

Bharti Airtel

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).

09 Aug 2017


Vodafone's new SuperHour offer: Unlimited calling at just Rs. 7!

Vodafone has become the latest player in the telecom bloodbath. It has released new "SuperHour" packs with unlimited calling and data for one hour.

23 Jul 2017

Bharti Airtel

CAG Report: Six private telcos under-reported revenue by Rs. 61,000cr

The country's apex audit body Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) said six private telecom players understated revenues of Rs. 61,065cr over five years (FY 2011-15).

21 Jun 2017


#JioEffect: Vodafone partners with Meru, Mega Cabs for 4G services

The country's largest telecom company, Vodafone India, is set to partner with Mega, Meru and Easy Cabs to help users switch to avail its 4G services.

17 May 2017


Millennials are changing India, one decision at a time

It is expected that within the next four years, India will have 64% of its population within the working age group, fuelling its growth.

14 Dec 2016


Vodafone launches M-Pesa PAY to help merchants

Vodafone India, in a bid to ease the burden on merchants and retailers in post-demonetization India, launched M-Pesa PAY on its already existing mobile wallet service.

01 Dec 2016

Bharti Airtel

Brookfield targets to obtain 51% stake in Bharti Infratel

Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc., submitted the highest bid to acquire 51% stake in the telecom tower service provider Bharti Infratel Ltd.

07 Oct 2016

Bharti Airtel

India's largest spectrum auction raises $9.9 billion, misses target

India's spectrum auction ended yesterday, with the government raising $9.9 billion, out of the $84 billion-worth of spectrum put up for sale.

Telenor and Tikona in discussions to merge

Norwegian company, Telenor is in discussions with Tikona Digital to merge their broadband spectrum business.