Vodafone Idea presses for Rs 7,000 cr tax refund; Income Tax Department hesitant in view of fresh liability
Sources said Vodafone has to receive an aggregate of about Rs 1,000 crore from Mumbai unit of the Income Tax department and another Rs 6,000 crore from its Delhi office for multiple assessment years dating back to 2004-05
DoT approves merger of Bharti Airtel, Telenor India; to boost Sunil Mittal-led firm's spectrum footprint
The Supreme Court last week rejected DoT's petition for security deposit of around Rs 1,700 crore from the companies and directed it to approve the merger.
The telecom service providers discussed the financial stress they are facing.
Jio, backed by energy conglomerate Reliance Industries' billionaire owner Mukesh Ambani, has intensified competition in India, the world's second-biggest mobile market after China.
Industry watchers say Bharti Airtel's Telenor acquisition could be a smart move on the pricing front
Airtel will take over Telenor India's spectrum, licenses and operations, including its employees and customer base of 44 million
According to a joint statement, the agreement is subject to requisite regulatory approvals and Airtel will merge with Telenor only after the necessary approvals are received.
As many as 98.8 percent school-going children access internet in urban areas and 49.5 percent of them do it from home, according to a survey released on Monday.
In India, the number of internet users is predicted to reach 504 million by 2017. This impressive market potential is driving a surge in digital services, opened up by growing innovation in the digital age.
Cyberbullying refers to electronic communication used for the purpose of bullying.
Telecom operator Telenor has asked the Department of Telecom (DoT) to retain the option of deferred payment.