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Vodafone Idea CEO Balesh Sharma steps down; Ravinder Takkar to take over

Vodafone Idea's Balesh Sharma has stepped down from the position of chief executive officer, the company said. Ravinder Takkar, currently Vodafone Group’s representative in India, will be appointed as his successor with immediate effect.

SC gives DoT a boost in RCom one time spectrum fee case

“Currently, SC has granted an interim stay of TDSAT judgement. It is subject to the outcome of full and final hearing of all the operators,” said an RCom official.

Jio tops 4G download speed chart in July, BSNL fastest in 3G

BSNL, Vodafone and Idea recorded average upload speed of 1.2 Mbps on 3G network in July, while Airtel registered a lower upload speed of 0.6 Mbps.

Balesh Sharma steps down as CEO of Vodafone Idea; Ravinder Takkar to take over

Ravinder Takkar will be appointed as the new MD and CEO with immediate effect, the company said in a statement.

Reliance Jio added 8.3 million users in June, Vodafone Idea lost 4.1 million: Trai

In absolute terms, Vodafone Idea continued to lead the total subscriber tally at 38.34 crore, followed by Jio with 33.12 crore and Bharti Airtel with 32.03 crore.

Airtel appoints Rajesh Tapadia as Nxtra Data CEO

Tapadia brings with him an experience of over 24 years with organisations like Netmagic Solutions, Trimax, Global Cloud Xchange, Genpact and Reliance Infocomm.

Jio threat looms over DTH providers

This time, it is going to be in the urban digital TV market, inducing customers of Bharti Airtel, Tata Sky and Siti Cable to switch to the new service provider, analysts said.

Bharti Airtel bats for 5G phones under Rs 21k to drive broadband usage

5G smartphones are now priced around $1,000 (Rs 71,000) globally, which needs to drop to a maximum $300.

Airtel readies value-rich plan to chase high-paying users

The telco is prepared to let go of low-paying customers and derive more revenue from existing ones.

View: Ambani cutting Reliance debt is bad omen for India's economy

Something doesn’t add up. If the outlook is so rosy, why is Ambani hitting the brakes on a seven-year, $100 billion investment spree?

Airtel in talks with automakers to drive connected car business in India

Airtel in talks with automakers to drive connected car business in India

The telco has started talks with several automakers for potential partnerships.

Reliance Jio’s aggressive tariff may further hurt rivals

Reliance Jio’s aggressive tariff may further hurt rivals

Jio’s chase for half a billion 4G customers signals continued pricing onslaught.

Jio is 5G ready but a lot depends on viability of used cases, devices , ecosystem

Jio is 5G ready but a lot depends on viability of used cases, devices , ecosystem

Anshuman Thakur , strategy head for Jio, said that the telecom company is ready for 5G and has the network and backhaul in place

Jio to focus on SME sector and provide bundled offers

Jio to focus on SME sector and provide bundled offers

The CMD said that SMEs spend Rs 15,000 and RS 20,000 per month for a bundle of tools that help in connectivity, productivity and automation.

Reliance-Microsoft cloud tie-up poses threat to Amazon, Google in India

Reliance-Microsoft cloud tie-up poses threat to Amazon, Google in India

Ambani's move could spark a price war in the Indian cloud market, expected to grow to $5.6-bn in next 5 years.

Reliance Jio’s network 5G-ready since day one, says Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Jio’s network 5G-ready since day one, says Mukesh Ambani

Owing to the early adoption of the ongoing enhancements to LTE technology, the telco’s wireless network is already 4G.

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