Telcos likely to add 20-30% more subscribers in September quarter Mobile phone operators are expected to push for recharges online, which have now increased to 60% of the total from around 30% before the outbreak, apart from reopening physical stores.
'TRAI to give decision on priority plans within 2 weeks of telcos reply' TRAI will finalise its decision on priority plan issue within two weeks of getting response from the telcos, the extended time for which is Monday (August 10), the source said.
Vodafone Idea MD Ravinder Takkar rejects Mukesh Ambani’s call for 2G free India The Vodafone Idea (VIL) MDs views came less than a fortnight after Ambani had urged telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to speed up policy measures to ensure a quick end of 2G in India. If accepted by the government, the move could hit Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel, who together have around 300 million 2G users critical to their revenue streams.
Sajjan Jindal asks Govt to ensure Voda Idea survives, warns consumers will suffer in a duopoly “The government must in some way facilitate the survival of Vodafone Idea as a third competitor …consumers will be at a disadvantage with only two players left in the game if VIL were to close down,” Jindal tweeted Friday. He marked the Prime Minister's Office and the finance ministry in his tweet.