31-Aug-18, Channel News Asia

The Indian offshoot of Britain's Vodafone has completed a merger with Idea Cellular to become the country's biggest mobile phone company with more than 400 million customers.

Vodafone seals merger to become India's biggest telecoms group (c) AFP Sajjad Hussain

Image: AFP / Sajjad Hussain

The new USD23 bn Vodafone Idea giant deposes Bharti Airtel - with its 350 million subscribers - as India's top mobile firm.

Approval by the National Company Law Tribunal allowed the two companies to finalise their merger.

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