Vodafone Launches Mobile Wi-Fi Device ‘R201 MiFi’ in India, Priced at Rs. 5,500

MUMBAI: Vodafone Essar on Wednesday unveiled a mobile Wi-Fi device, R201 MiFi in India for delivering a faster and smarter experience to youths. This mobile Wi-Fi device brings to users a portable Mobile Wi-Fi terminal that can be simultaneously used by five people to connect to Vodafone’s 3G network. Vodafone R201 MiFi features a SIM [...]

Vodafone Launches Plug-n-Play Webbox Keyboard, Costs Rs. 4,705

Vodafone has unveiled an innovative keyboard with interesting features and cutting-edge technologies. Vodafone has launched its innovative plug-n-play keyboard dubbed Webbox. The keyboard brings internet access to a television set with no setup required and transforms any standard domestic television into an internal portal. Designed in an attractive framework, Webbox comes with elegance and a [...]

Vodafone Tax Case: SC Directed Vodafone to Deposit Rs.2,500 crore in 3 Weeks

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday (November 15) directed telecom major Vodafone to deposit Rs. 2,500 crore ($550 million) as part of a tax liability within 3 weeks for the acquisition of the Hutchinson stake in the Hutchinson-Essar telecom joint venture firm in 2007, while it challenges a tax bill for the country’s largest [...]

Vodafone Tax Row: IT Dept Sends Rs. 11,218 Crore Tax Demand

New Delhi: The Income Tax (I-T) department on Friday issued a notice demanding Rs 11,217.95 crore ($2.5 billion) from Vodafone International Holdings BV. SC on September 27 directed the Vodafone to pay the tax within a month for the acquisition of the Hutchinson stake in the Hutchinson-Essar telecom joint venture firm in 2007. According to [...]

Vodafone to Launch 3G Mobile Telephony Services in India in Q1 2011

New Delhi: Vodafone Essar, India’s third-largest mobile carrier, on Thursday said that it expects to launch third-generation (3G) mobile telephony services in India during the January-March quarter of 2011. Vodafone will spend up to $500 million within two years on its 3G networks across India. ‘”We will launch the services by the first quarter of [...]

Vodafone Selects Nokia Siemens and Ericsson as 3G Partners

New Delhi: Telecom service provider Vodafone Essar, said on Wednesday that it has selected Nokia Siemens Networks and Ericsson India as partners for deploying and managing its third generation (3G) services infrastructure across the country. However, Vodafone did not provide the financial details of the deal. As per the contract, the two vendors will enable [...]

Supreme Court Rejects Vodafone Plea, Issue Notices to IT Department

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused Vodafone’s Petition in providing any relief in the Rs. 12,000 crore tax case and asked Income Tax Department to inform about TDS Liability within four weeks. A three judge bench comprising Chief Justice S H Kapadia and Justices K S Radhakrishnan and Swatanter Kumar heard the Vodafone’s [...]