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Vi mobile network in India

Vi buys spectrum for $271 mn during 2021 spectrum auction

Vi (Vodafone Idea) has purchased spectrum in five telecom circles for Rs 1,992 crore or $271.55 million during the 2021 spectrum auction. Vi will utilize...
Airtel mobile network India

Airtel buys 355.45 MHz for $2.5 bn during 2021 spectrum auction

Bharti Airtel has acquired 355.45 MHz spectrum across Sub GHz, mid-band and 2300 MHz bands for Rs 18,699 crore or $2.54 billion during the 2021...
Jio for VoLTE service

Jio launches JioPhone with unlimited voice and data for two years

Reliance Jio Infocomm (Jio), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries (RIL), has launched a new JioPhone with unlimited voice calls and data of 2 GB...
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Airtel raises $1.25 bn targeting to repay debt and for Capex

Bharti Airtel has raised $1.25 billion through the issuance of its first ever dual-tranche US$ bond offering spread across senior and perpetual issuance. This is...
EE 4G coverage grows

EE to upgrade 4G network in 500 areas in 2021

EE said it will upgrade 4G network in more than 500 areas in 2021 as part of the Shared Rural Network initiative to extend coverage...
Airtel, Jio, Vi mobile network

Airtel shines with 4.1 million subscriber additions in Dec

India’s mobile subscriber base reached 1.15 billion in December 2020, according to telecom regulator TRAI. Active mobile subscribers increased by 7 million in December to...
Beeline smartphone customers in Russia

VEON reveals Capex plans for 2021 focusing on 4G network

VEON has revealed financial guidance for 2021 -- anticipating low to mid-single-digit growth in revenue and EBITDA, Capex intensity of 22-23 percent and group...
Vi mobile network in India

GIGAnet from Vi is the fastest 4G network across India: Ookla

GIGAnet from Vi is the fastest 4G network across India -- well ahead of Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio -- for the second consecutive...
airtel to drive TD-LTE base station growth

Airtel ARPU, Capex, 4G subscriber growth, revenue in Q3

Bharti Airtel has posted the highest ever quarterly revenue of Rs 26,518 crore – registering 24.2 percent growth -- during the December quarter of...
MTS 4G Russia

MTS signs $300 mn loan deal with New Development Bank

MTS, Russia’s largest mobile operator, today announced the signing of a $300 million credit agreement with the New Development Bank (NDB) set up by...
Verizon Business and 5G

Verizon has the best wireless network: RootMetrics

Verizon is the leader in seven categories, including network performance, speed, reliability, data, call, text and network accessibility, according to the latest RootMetrics report. RootMetrics...
Reliance Jio Digital Life

Reliance Jio revenue, ARPU, 4G subscribers in Dec quarter

Reliance Jio, India’s #1 telecom service provider, has revealed major achievements during the December quarter of 2020. Reliance Jio, a telecom venture promoted by billionaire...
Beeline smartphone customers in Russia

Beeline improves quality and availability of mobile internet in Moscow

VEON announced that Beeline, VEON’s operations in Russia, has completed a large-scale project to improve the quality and availability of mobile internet in Moscow. Beeline...
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Bouygues aims to beat Altice to become #2 in France

Bouygues aims to expand its telecoms business to become France’s second-largest mobile operator in terms of subscribers by 2026. Bouygues, which ranks behind market leader...
Vi mobile network in India

Vi enhances 4G network capacity in 11 cities across Gujarat

Vi (Vodafone Idea) has refarmed 3G spectrum to 4G across 11 cities in Gujarat, substantially enhancing GIGAnet 4G capacity. Vi customers in Gujarat will benefit from...
Spectrum auctions in recent years in India

Why spectrum auction in March will not excite Indian telecoms?

India’s proposed spectrum auction in March 2021 is expected to fetch nearly Rs 50,000 crore for the government as against Rs 3.9 lakh crore...

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