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Vodafone Idea in talks to sell mobile tower stake, optical fibre assets for Rs 20k cr

Vodafone Idea in talks to sell mobile tower stake, optical fibre assets for Rs 20k cr

The company is also planning to raise Rs 25,000 crore through a rights issue to fund its capital expenditure and pare debt. Vodafone Idea is likely to mop up about Rs 20,000 crore from its proposed stake sale in mobile tower firm Indus Tower and monetisation of optical fibre assets, sources said. India’s largest telecom operator plans to use the funds for lowering its debt, which stood at Rs 1,23,660 crore at the end of 2018. ...more

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