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Vodafone M-Pesa Customers Can Now Withdraw Cash From Company Outlets

Vodafone India will allow its 8.4 million-plus Vodafone M-Pesa customers to withdraw cash through their digital wallets from any of its over 120,000 outlets across the country, the company said on Wednesday. “Vodafone M-Pesa customers do not need to stand in long queues outside ATMs and bank branches for cash. We have invested in building […]

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Vodafone Says First Half Loss Doubled on India Woes

British mobile phone giant Vodafone on Tuesday said its first-half net loss doubled to more than EUR 5 billion owing to a huge writedown for its Indian unit. Vodafone said its loss after tax soared to EUR 5.1 billion ($5.5 billion or roughly Rs. 37,229 crores) in the six months to September 30 compared with […]

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PMO’s Singh Meets Telecom Minister Prasad

Amid a raging debate on net neutrality, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh Friday met Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to discuss the issues related to differential data pricing a key factor in the proposed policy. While sectoral regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is yet to give its […]

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Only 21 Counter-Comments to 24 Lakh Submissions on Differential Pricing

Telecom regulator Trai only received 21 comments from individuals and organisations countering 24 lakh submissions over its paper on differential pricing of data, a key aspect of net neutrality. Telecom operators, including Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Reliance Communications, through industry bodies, Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) and Association of Unified Telecom Service of […]

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Idea 4G LTE services launched in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Punjab and Haryana

Idea Cellular announced the launch of its 4G LTE services across four more states in India namely Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab. Idea now offers its 4G LTE services in seven telecom service areas including including four telecom circles of South India, namely Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu and Chennai. Idea’s 4G LTE services […]

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Jio’s #UnboxingLYF trends on Twitter!

Jio had just announced the soft launch of its 4G services in December and along with that we also saw the announcement of Reliance Retail’s LYF smartphone brand. Today saw the first unboxing of one of the smartphones from the LYF range called the LYF Earth 1 and so far, fans on Twitter seemed to love […]

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Reliance Jio Jionet Wi-Fi Service Launched at MG Road in Vijayawada

Reliance Industries’ subsidiary Reliance Jio Infocomm on Sunday rolled its high-speed Wi-Fi services, called Jionet, for users at MG Road in Vijayawada. The service was launched by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on the occasion of Jio Amaravati Marathon, the company said in a release. K S Venugopal Regional Head-South Reliance Jio said, […]