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Airtel raises $3 bn, dilutes promoter stake by 3.72 percent

Bharti Airtel announced it raised $2 billion through Qualified Institutional Placement (QIP) and $1 billion via Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds (FCCBs). Airtel said the transaction...
Reliance Jio Digital Life

Reliance Jio and UVARC emerge as the top bidders for RCom

Reliance Jio and UV Asset Reconstruction Company (UVARC) have emerged as the top bidders for buying assets from Reliance Communications (RCom), PTI reported. Reliance Jio,...
Leading mobile operator in India rural

Vodafone Idea leads in rural areas of India, Jio takes second position

Vodafone Idea is the leading mobile operator across rural areas of India, according to the latest statistics from Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). Vodafone...
MTN IT team

AG Nigeria withdraws $2 bn tax demand against MTN Nigeria

Attorney General of Nigeria has withdrawn a $2 billion tax demand against MTN Nigeria and referred the matter to Tax Authorities. MTN on 4 September...
AT&T CFO John Stephens

AT&T CFO John Stephens on reduction in network operational costs

John Stephens, senior executive vice president and chief financial officer of AT&T, said the telecom operator is focused on exceeding the annual 6 percent to...
Orange Chairman and CEO Stephane Richard

Orange aims more business from Middle East and Africa under Engage 2025 plan

Orange announced that it aims to strengthen its presence in Africa with the inauguration of the Orange Middle East and Africa operational head office...
T-Mobile retail network

T-Mobile US adds 7 million customers in 2019

T-Mobile US provided a preliminary view of key customer results for the fourth quarter and full-year 2019. T-Mobile has added 1.9 million customers in the...
VEON COO Kaan Terzioglu

Enough is enough: It’s time to dial up change in the telecoms industry

As we start a new decade, the telecoms sector must become obsessed by customers and step up the pace of change, writes VEON’s joint...
Sprint retail shop in US

Sprint closing Virgin prepaid business and moving customers to Boost Mobile

Sprint is closing its Virgin Mobile USA prepaid wireless business and moving customers to Boost Mobile. Sprint, the fourth largest operator, and T-Mobile US, the...
Dialog Axiata Sri Lanka

Voice revenue to drop 45% to $208 billion by 2024

Mobile operator voice revenue will drop to $208 billion by 2024 from $381 billion in 2019, as users shift to flexible and free OTT...
Sunrise CEO Olaf Swantee

Sunrise CEO Olaf Swantee resigned

Telecom operator Sunrise announced the resignation of Olaf Swantee as chief executive officer -- after almost four years with the company. Sunrise also announced the...
MTN IT team

MTN sells assets worth R14 bn in 2019

MTN announced its Asset Realisation Programme (ARP) in March 2019 in order to simplify its portfolio, reduce debt and risk, improve returns and realise...
Smartphone customers on 4G network

Airtel, BSNL, Vodafone, Jio add mobile subscribers in Oct

Indian telecom operators -- such as BSNL, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio – have increased their mobile subscriber base in October 2019. Bharti...
Airtel Africa in Kenya

Airtel Malawi aims to raise $37.5 mn via IPO

Airtel Africa aims to raise about 27.92 billion Malawian Kwacha or $37.5 million through the initial public offering (IPO) of its local business Airtel...
Nepal smartphone user image by Sanjaal

ICRA maintains negative outlook for Indian telecom industry

Rating agency ICRA has maintained a negative outlook for the Indian telecom industry in the wake of AGR dues. Blended ARPU of Indian telecoms is...
Airtel business customers

Airtel launches Wi-Fi Calling to enhance voice experience

Bharti Airtel has launched its voice over Wi-Fi service – Airtel Wi-Fi Calling -- to enhance voice calling experience for Airtel smartphone customers. Airtel Wi-Fi Calling...

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