Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicBharti Airtel

Topic: Bharti Airtel

Bharti Airtel posts record loss after making provision to pay Rs 30,710 crore to govt

Bharti Airtel is selling assets & paying down debt while losing money on its operations and facing a SC ruling to pay overdue fees related to spectrum & licences.

Do debt-hit private telecom firms need helping hand? Panel of civil servants to decide

India’s telecom sector has shrunk from a dozen operators to just three private firms, after Reliance Jio debuted in 2016 with free calls & cheap data.

Airtel preparing to kick off IPO of $5 billion Africa arm in May

Airtel has operations in 14 African markets including Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria and Ghana.

Airtel’s Sunil Bharti Mittal says Indian Telecom can recover by 2020

Bharti slipped to No. 2 in the industry last year after Idea Cellular Ltd. and Vodafone India merged to become India’s largest operator by subscribers.

Tata to cough up Rs 9000 crores in dues before tele-deal with Airtel is approved

Before exiting the tele-communications sector, the government demands all Tata's dues be settled first.

Airtel’s passive-aggressive, angst-ridden response misses the main point about bigotry

Airtel should know that in times like these, neutrality is a conscious choice of allowing tacit support to bigots.

How to lose $23 Billion in a market that’s surged 61,436%

Too many licenses, too little spectrum, high taxes and supply-constrained airwave auctions makes India's telecom market very expensive to operate in. 

Mukesh Ambani isn’t the king of telecom; content is

The industry is complaining bitterly but consumers are too busy watching movies on their phones to pay much attention.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.