Now, Reliance Jio set to disrupt telecom tower industry

After creating disruption in the telecom sector, new player Reliance Jio’s unit may become a potential competitor for the tower industry, especially Bharti Infratel, analysts say. Jio has around 2,20,000 towers and 3,00,000 kilometres of optical fibre. The company’s Board of directors had given the approval for hiving off these assets in December. “Jio is […]

Interference Mitigation Filters Market to Register Steady Growth During 2018-2028

Future Market Insights has announced the addition of the “Interference Mitigation Filters Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2018-2028″report to their offering In today’s highly competitive marketplace multiple sectors, industries, and business process are undergoing with new technologies and innovations, such factors are positively supporting the growth of interference mitigation filters market. With the […]

Jio may surpass Airtel’s India mobile revenue for first time

While Jio may log profit growth for 5th quarter in a row, VIL & Airtel may post losses: Analysts Reliance Jio is expected to surpass Bharti Airtel’s India mobile revenue for the first time, in the quarter ended December 2018, while posting yet another net profit growth, boosted by strong subscriber additions, say analysts. In […]

DoT rejects RCom-Jio spectrum trading deal

MUMBAI: The telecom department told Reliance Communications (RCom) and Reliance Jio Infocomm on Tuesday that it can’t approve their deal to trade airwaves as it does not conform to its guidelines, dealing a big blow to the Anil Ambani-owned telco’s efforts to repay creditors and avoid insolvency proceedings. The dramatic development follows Jio’s letter to […]

Airtel, Reliance Jio or Vodafone Idea? No clear winner in India’s telecom wars

New Delhi: Six months ago, Bharti Airtel Ltd was the undisputed leader in India’s telecom market with the largest subscriber base, highest profit and maximum revenue market share. The entry of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd however resulted in a bruising tariff war, which forced even a large corporate house like the Tata Group to exit […]

Bharti Infratel and Indus Towers Merger: CCI Grants Clearance

Bharti Infratel, the tower subsidiary of Bharti Airtel, is set to undergo a merger with Indus Towers for which both the companies have obtained clearance from Competition Commission of India (CCI). Post the merger, both the companies will fuse to form $14.6 billion entity owning 1.63 lakh towers, a massive figure speaking even from global […]

Bharti Airtel Approves the Merger of Indus Towers and Bharti Infratel

Bharti Airtel has now approved the merger proposal of Bharti Infratel and Indus Towers, creating a listed pan-India tower company. The combination of Bharti Infratel and Indus Towers by way of a merger will create a pan-India tower company, with over 163,000 towers, operating across all 22 telecom circles in India. The combined company will […]

UK operators spend £1.4B in 4G, 5G auction

The UK’s four existing operators shared the spoils in the country’s maligned spectrum auction, with Telefonica UK securing extra airwaves for 4G and Vodafone winning the largest allocation of 5G-ready spectrum. In the 3.4GHz band, earmarked for the country’s 5G services: Vodafone UK won 50MHz for £378 million; market leader EE and O2 parent Telefonica […]

ATC completes Vodafone India’s tower acquisition deal

American Tower Corporation (ATC) has completed the deal to acquire telecom towers held by Vodafone India. This will consolidate the American company’s position as the country’s second-largest telecom tower company. The deal is expected to be announced soon. “The deal has been concluded with an official announcement expected anytime soon, most probably this week itself,” […]