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Another telecom merger on cards – but a passive one

In the run up to unlocking value in the tower business by telecom companies, there is now talk of a possibility of a merger of the tower business of three GSM mobile operators – Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular which would create a mega tower company.

How Wal-Mart entry could change Indian businesses

As Wal-Mart and Bharti gives touches to their deal and bring in modern global business practices to India, one can hope to get “everyday lower prices” as has been the motto of the American giant.

Future Media – changing face of Indian advertising

Future Group is betting big on development of retail media spaces through Future Media. It has launched the first retailer-owned channel in India called Future TV currently being aired at Big Bazaar, Pantaloon, Central, Food Bazaar and Home Town stores in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore.

Tower Business – Value unlocking for telecom companies

With the offloading of 5% stake in Reliance Tower Infrastructure Ltd by Reliance Communications to 7 financial investors valuing the tower business of the company at astonishing Rs.27000 crore, the analysis has now shifted as to how the tower business would contribute in the growth of telecom companies.

Indian cellular market – Future scenario

According to a Gartner report, after China, India would be fastest growing mobile telephony market in Asia Pacific with revenues slated to increase at a CAGR of 18.4% to reach $25 billion in 2011 from current $9 billion.