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Telecom department may clear Vodafone-Idea merger tomorrow

Telecom department may clear Vodafone-Idea merger tomorrow

The telecom department is likely to approve tomorrow the merger of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular that will create the country's largest mobile service operator with proposed name of Vodafone Idea Ltd. "DoT is expected to clear the Vodafone-Idea merger on Monday. The certificate will be handed to them," an official source told PTI.....more

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