Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
TopicVodafone Group

Topic: Vodafone Group

Jio follows Airtel & Vodafone Idea to raise tariffs, mobile plans to cost 20% more now

The sector-wide tariff hike underscores that the bruising price war since Jio’s entry in 2016 is phasing out and will reduce financial stress for Airtel and Vodafone Idea Ltd.

Kumar Mangalam Birla steps down as non-executive chairman, director of Vodafone Idea

The board of directors of Vodafone Idea have accepted Birla's request & Himanshu Kapania, a telecom industry veteran, has been appointed as the non-executive chairman.

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. 

How long is a quarter? 6 months if you’re Reliance Jio

When it posted results for July through September last year, Jio’s operating earnings were $220 million. Overall, it had a loss of $41 million, and subscriber numbers were growing 12 percent a quarter.  But, Jio packed six months of sales into one quarter while counting only 3 months of expenses. 

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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