Vodafone Current Affairs, GK & News

Telecom Department permits 5G Technology and Spectrum Trials

The Department of Telecommunications recently allowed mobile operators to conduct 5G trials. The Chinese companies, however, have been kept out of the trials. About the Spectrum Trials The Telecom Department has allowed Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and MTNL to conduct trials using 5G technology. These service providers have tied up with original equipment ..

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Vodafone and Idea launches integrated brand identity ‘Vi’

An integrated brand identity – Vi has been announced by Vodafone and Idea which is pronounced ‘we’.  The new brand is having the tagline ‘Together for Tomorrow’. About Vodafone Vodafone is a British telecommunications company. Global headquarters of the company is based in London, England. It in Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. As of 2020, Vodafone has operated networks in 24 countries and is planning ..

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What is Adjusted Gross Revenue?

There was a tussle between the Telecommunication industries and the GoI over the license fee settlement. The Union Budget waived penalty for those who paid their interest charges over the disputed tax liabilities before March 2020. The case over the license fee settlement was pronounced in favour of the GoI recently. Following this, several companies ..

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PPI Licence of Vodafone M-Pesa revoked by RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently canceled the Certificate of Authorisation (CoA) of Vodafone M-Pesa after it voluntarily surrendered its authorization. RBI authorizes the Payment System Operator to set up and operate in India under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007. The absence of long term business led to continuing losses was the ..

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Supreme Court upholds definition of Adjusted Gross Revenue

The Supreme Court (SC) has recently upheld the definition of Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) calculation as stipulated by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). As per SC ruling, the telecom companies will now have to pay up approx Rs 92,642 crore to the government, more than half of which are owed by Airtel and Vodafone. The ..

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