Massive funding boost could be on the way for Vodafone Idea

Massive funding boost could be on the way for Vodafone Idea

Could the fortunes of Indian operator Vodafone Idea be about to change? That’s probably too optimistic an assessment at this stage, but recently announced plans to raise Rs45,000 crore (about US$5.5 billion) via equity and debt signal that a much-needed funding boost may finally be on the way for Vodafone Idea.

Turkcell and Lynk Global announce Sat2Phone service plans

Turkcell and Lynk Global announce Sat2Phone service plans

Turkcell, the largest mobile operator in Turkey, and satellite-direct-to-mobile-telecoms (Sat2Phone) provider Lynk Global have announced a contract signing signalling the start of initial Sat2Phone services utilising what Lynk calls its ‘cell-towers-in-space’.