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Vodafone-Idea Merger Bold Move, Hope For Quick Approvals: COAI

Cellular body COAI on Monday termed the merger of Idea Cellular and Vodafone India as a "bold" move and said the combined stronger entity will be beneficial to both government and consumers of the Indian telecom market

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Vodafone To Merge India Operations With Idea Cellular

The merger comes after India's mobile industry was thrown into turmoil with the launch last year of Reliance Jio Infocomm, the new 4G mobile broadband network built at a cost of more than $20 billion by Mukesh Ambani, as part of his Reliance Industries conglomerate

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Clean Pills And Bills

The Union Budget contained a proposal to make changes in the Drugs and Cosmetics Act to make generic prescription compulsory in the country

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Any New Idea, Sirji?

The assault by Reliance Jio has left Idea Cellular particularly vulnerable as it talks merger with Vodafone

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Providence Selling Stake In Idea Cellular For $190 Million

The Providence unit, P5 Asia Investments (Mauritius) Ltd, will sell about 120 million shares in the mobile carrier on Tuesday

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Softbank Denies Interest In Vodafone-Idea Cellular Merged Company

Japan's SoftBank Group on Thursday denied it was in talks with Vodafone Plc's Indian unit and Idea Cellular to pick up a stake in a potential merger between the two Indian wireless carriers

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Idea Cellular Reports First-ever Loss As Telco Price War Rages

Idea, part of the Aditya Birla Conglomerate, on Saturday said it had a consolidated net loss of Rs 384 crore in its fiscal third quarter ended December 31, compared with a net profit of Rs 659 crore a year earlier

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Vodafone-Idea Deal Could Speed Up India Telecom Consolidation

A proposed merger between Vodafone's India operation and Idea Cellular would create a market leader in India's crowded and hyper-competitive telecom sector, forcing smaller players into two likely options: merge or exit altogether

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Vodafone Says In Merger Talks With Idea Cellular

India's three leading mobile operators, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea, have all been hammered by the arrival of Jio Infocomm, a new operator owned by the billionaire Mukesh Ambani which has shaken up the market by offering free voice and data to customers

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Bharti Airtel To Spend $441 Million To Set Up Payments Bank

Several of Bharti's competitors have also received payments bank licenses, including Reliance Industries, which has entered the country's telecoms sector through unit Jio, as well as Vodafone Group Plc and Idea Cellular

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Idea Cellular Q2 Profit Slumps Amid Fierce Competition

Idea posted a consolidated net profit of Rs 914.6 million ($13.68 million) in the quarter ended September 30, compared with Rs 7.62 billion a year ago

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TRAI Recommends $456 Million Fine On Telecoms Firms

Responding to Jio's complaints over the denial of points of interconnection, the telecom regulator recommended a fine of 500 million rupees per telecom zone for Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular

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Govt To Re-Auction Unsold Airwaves When Telcos' Fortunes Improve

The government raised $9.9 billion from a spectrum auction that ended on Thursday, but there were no takers for the most-efficient yet priciest 700 megahertz band of airwaves

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Sufficient Interconnect Points For Jio, Can Augment More: BSNL

Interconnection between telecom networks is crucial as it enables mobile users to make calls to subscribers of other operator

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Can Reliance Jio Alter The Future of Indian Telecom?

Reliance Jio may look to disrupt some of the prominent geographies of existing operators, leading to a redistribution of the market share which is dominated by Airtel, Vodafone and Idea

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