Vodafone Idea has dominated any probabilities of the telecom industry shifting toward a duopoly, pronouncing that a three-player marketplace is most significant and that any more shrinkage will not gain everyone. However, the largest telco is in its final leg of integration and has already chalked out its subsequent boom opportunities. Speaking to ET’s Devina Sengupta and Danish Khan
Vodafone Idea CEO Balesh Sharma and CFO Akshaya Moondra communicate their ongoing Rights Issue, the possibilities of a JV with Airtel’s fiber commercial enterprise, and the way the operator plans to stem its subscriber loss and get the present ones onto a higher priced plan. The corporation is optimistic that the times of fee wars are behind them. After burning many coins, the three gamers must appear toward a more significant, stable industry.
Q) It’s been six months since the merger finished. Where does Vodafone Idea stand now?
A CEO-the merger of Vodafone Idea has brought sturdy assets together, to begin with. The largest pool of spectrum, two very well-invested networks, and fiber on the floor. In the case of infrastructure, we have an exceptional presence. You examine the marketplace – two robust manufacturers – strong distribution, and a retail community. On the client aspect, we’ve 387 million clients and two hundred 000 company customers. So, whichever manner you look at, top-notch credentials to begin a new corporation. We agree that we have got all that it takes.