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Vodafone Idea plans Rs 20,000 cr network investment over next 15 months

The company is also planning to raise Rs 25,000 crore through rights issue, in which the promoter shareholders -- Vodafone Group and Aditya Birla Group -- have reiterated to the board that they intend to contribute up to Rs 11,000 crore and Rs 7,250 crore.

 
 
Nine crore TV homes that have made their channel preferences clear, 6.5 crore are cable TV homes and 2.5 crore are DTH homes, said RS Sharma.
Airtel during the December quarter recorded sequential increase in average revenue per user of 4.1 per cent at Rs 104 after modifying its customer base measurement.
BSNL has partnered with French company Be-Bound to offer data connectivity through SMS in areas where there is no Internet connectivity or signal breaks.
Bharti Airtel has announced a new long term plan of Rs 1,699. Vodafone Idea, BSNL and Reliance Jio also have yearly plans.
The offer is valid till March 31 this year in most of the cities where Airtel has rolled out its fibre optic-based V-Fiber broadband services.
The government collects license fee and spectrum usage charge (SUC) as a percentage of revenue earned by telecom service providers from sale of telecom services
 
 
Reliance Jio, however, declined to take over any past liability of RCom for which the Department of Telecom may raise demand in future.
The handset ecosystem in India is largely concentrated around assembling of phones with value addition done in India stands at around 17 per cent
The new Rs 297 and Rs 594 prepaid Jio recharge plans are unlimited data plans and offer subscription to Jio apps and some SMS benefits
As per the terms and conditions, private FM broadcasters, during trail period, may avoid broadcasting in disturbed or border and Naxalism-affected areas.
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