Bharti Airtel has shown commitment to retain investment grade rating: Nitin Soni, Fitch Ratings
Fitch has given BBB minus at rating watch negative for the $1-billion overseas convertible bond issue.
Positive IUC revenues help Jio avoid eighth straight quarterly ARPU fall
ARPU is a key performance metric closely linked to the profitability...
SC rejects telcos' AGR plea: Airtel better placed, Voda’s survival in doubt
Telcos face over Rs 1.02 lakh crore in additional licence fees, S...
Vodafone Idea may seek more time from Supreme Court to pay dues
The telco had filed a review petition, hoping for a reduction in penalties, which account for 75% of the dues.
Huge blow to telecom cos: SC hangs up on telcos’ AGR review petitions
Voda Idea & Airtel may file curative petitions, seek more time to pay combined Rs 89,000 cr dues
Tariff hike not sufficient for Voda Idea, credit positive for Bharti: Nitin Soni, Fitch Ratings
This is a very credit positive move for Bharti because this is the first-ever tariff hike we have seen in the last 15-20 years.
Fitch Ratings’ Nitin Soni on telecom sector in India
We have a rating of BBB minus on Bharti Airtel and yesterday we placed it on rating watch negative.
By Dec end, Jio may have largest subscriber base topping 375 million: Nitin Soni, Fitch Ratings
Fibre broadband is going to be a significant part of Rel Jio revenue and EBITDA generation.
Telcos gear up for next war after price hikes, but need AGR sorted first
The focus now shifts to the quality of services. Delivering a genuine video-grade 4G experience with rich digital content to ensure true bang for the buck for India’s growing legion of data-hungry mobile users will hold the key, say experts.
Reliance Jio broadband has game changer offerings but not disruptive price-wise: Nitin Soni, Fitch Ratings
"It is good for consumers as they are looking at a wide array of services from Reliance Jio"
Mega spectrum auction likely to net only Rs 40,000 crore, say analysts
On Friday, Digital Communications Commission (DCC), the highest decision-making body in the telecom department, cleared the country’s largest-ever spectrum auction likely around March-April 2020. The auction can fetch the government at least Rs 5.22 lakh crore if telcos bid for all the 8,300 units of 4G and 5G airwaves on offer.
It is good to see Jio not going for deep discounts now: Nitin Soni, Fitch Ratings
Jio EBITDA of Rs 4,000 crore plus is way ahead of what Voda-Idea and even Bharti reported last quarter.
No more free fiber: Reliance Jio starts billing home broadband users
New customers are now being billed, and old customers have been told to choose one pack or another.
Fitch Ratings’ Nitin Soni explains stable outlook on Bharti Airtel
From a credit perspective, it is good to see they have already set up a benchmark there, says Soni
Voda’s pain, Bharti’s gain! Why is Airtel rallying despite big Q2 loss?
Airtel will be in a position to take up nearly 40 per cent of the ground ceded by Vodafone Idea.
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