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Vodafone, Celltick deploy cell broadcast-based public warning system in India

Cell broadcast-based products provider Celltick has announced that Vodafone Idea (Vi) is the first operator in the State of Andhra Pradesh to support its CAP-compliant Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) that is being deployed for the Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority (APSDMA). The IPAWS will deliver real-time geo-targeted warning alerts in more […]

India’s Vodafone Idea remains hopeful as stock plummets

As Vodafone Idea descends deeper into its doom, India’s leading telco stock plunged on Wednesday over 5 percent in afternoon trading hours on Bombay Stock Exchange after the operator’s proposals to revive the telecom sector had been snubbed during a recent Cabinet meeting. Last month, the telco’s shares witnessed an 18 percent rise, reaching 31 […]

Vodafone Idea freefall trickles down to India’s telecom sector

Vodafone Idea’s (VI) fate is now controlled by the Indian government as the impending demise could immensely affect telecommunication service rivals, stakeholders, and the government, resulting in catastrophic outcomes on the country’s telecom sector. India’s telecommunication sector is wielding its final strategies to push itself from the underlying financial concerns, with Aditya Birla Group’s subsidiary, […]

Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone’s zero tariff defies net neutrality

The Court of Justice in the European Union (CJEU) ruled on Thursday against German mobile operators Telekom Deutschland and Vodafone for violating domestic authorities’ bloc net neutrality and roaming regulations for their “Zero-rating” scheme, following national investigations. The EU ruling was based on the compatibility of services provided by the telcos, following limitations on bandwidth […]

Vodafone Hungary introduces eSims, expands 5G at Lake Balaton

Vodafone Hungary has started offering eSims, and announced the further expansion of its 5G network in the area around Lake Balaton. The operator’s customers can enjoy the benefits of the new generation mobile network in another large city, Balatonfüred, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal. The operator made superfast mobile […]

Vodafone Idea cites COVID behind 4.7% drop in revenue

Indian telecom operator Vodafone Idea (Vi) announced on Saturday a 4.7 percent dip in revenues QoQ, attributing its weak performance to the COVID-19 pandemic, as the operator edges ever closer to bankruptcy.   The loss in revenue – which amounts to $1.2 billion – is considered as another blow to the company, which is resorting to outside factors as the main reason behind its […]

Vodafone Idea bankruptcy to hit 2G users hard

Indian telecom operator Vodafone Idea (Vi) 2G subscribers would be the most affected if the company’s financial state remains unsolved, a source close to the matter told ET Telecom.   In this case, Vi’s local rivals Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel will have to facilitate alternative options for Vi’s 2G customers.  Experts highlighted that these solutions include providing low-end 4G smartphones or 4G feature phones to Vodafone Idea’s low-end 2G customers.  […]

Vodafone Idea refuse to file for voluntary bankruptcy

Indian telecom operator Vodafone Idea (Vi), a subsidiary of Aditya Birla Group (ABG), is not looking to file for voluntary bankruptcy despite its financial struggles, ABG senior executives told ET Telecom.  Vi’s financial criticality was revealed on June 7 when Kumar Mangalam Birla, chairman of the telco, wrote to the government offering to hand over the group’s stake in Vi to any public sector or local financial entity who could save the company.  In his letter, Birla asserted that without immediate government support, […]

Nokia, Vodafone launch AI solution on Google Cloud

U.K. operator group Vodafone and Finnish kit vendor Nokia have partnered up to jointly develop an AI solution on Google Cloud to detect and remediate network anomalies before they impact customers.  The new machine learning (ML) system was co-developed based on Nokia’s Bell Labs algorithm and the anomaly detection service product that runs on Google Cloud and is already being rolled out across Vodafone’s pan-European network.  In a joint statement, the partners explained that […]

Vodafone to build Europe's first commercial Open RAN network

Vodafone has selected its vendor partners – Dell, Samsung, NEC, Wind River, Keysight Technologies and Capgemini Engineering – to jointly deliver the first Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) commercial deployment in Europe. The company believes the move will spark other large-scale Open RAN launches and spearhead the next wave of digital transformation across Europe. […]