TelecommunicationsMobile Telecommunications
  • Price (INR)98.35
  • Today's Change-2.65 / -2.62%
  • Shares traded14.39m
  • 1 Year change-33.05%
  • Beta0.5746
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About the company

Idea Cellular Limited is an India-based holding company, which provides telecom services. The Company operates through two business segments, including Mobility Services, which provides Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) based mobile and related telephony services, and International Long Distance (ILD), which provides international long distance services. The Company offers voice, data, wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) services and other value added services (VAS). It provides GSM-based second generation (2G) and third generation (3G) mobile telecommunications services in around 22 service areas in India and around 21 service areas respectively. In addition, the Company operates a Web portal,, which gives customized data offers to prepaid customers. Its subsidiaries include Idea Cellular Services Limited, Idea Mobile Commerce Services Limited, Idea Cellular Infrastructure Services Limited, Idea Telesystems Limited and Aditya Birla Telecom Limited.

  • Revenue in INR (TTM)366.69bn
  • Net income in INR23.70bn
  • Incorporated1995
  • Employees10.88k
  • Location
    Idea Cellular LtdWindsor', 5th Floor, Off CST RoadNear Vidya Nagari, Kalina, Santacruz(E)MUMBAI 400098IndiaIND
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
IDEA:NSI since
Videocon TeleCommun Ltd-4G SpectrumAnnounced24 Nov 201524 Nov 2015Announced-29.47%498.59m
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Peer analysis

CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesMarket Cap /
StarHub Ltd.2.42bn391.40m6.56bn3.13k6.56bn3.13k
Spark New Zealand Ltd3.50bn370.00m7.14bn5.57k7.14bn5.57k
Telekom Malaysia Berhad11.80bn893.80m25.59bn28.01k25.59bn28.01k
China Communications Services Corp. Ltd.94.42bn2.72bn29.16bn109.00k29.16bn109.00k
Dr Peng Telecom & Media Group Co Ltd8.58bn702.64m30.54bn47.26k30.54bn47.26k
PCCW Ltd39.76bn2.09bn38.84bn25.40k38.84bn25.40k
Jiangsu Brdcstg Cbl Infrn Ntwrk Corp Ltd4.70bn776.57m41.80bn7.17k41.80bn7.17k
Alibaba Hlth Infrmtn Tchnlgy Ltd20.10m-118.11m43.34bn263.0043.34bn263.00
Far Eastern New Century Corp215.54bn4.29bn126.33bn28.56k126.33bn28.56k
Intouch Holdings PCL12.73bn19.06bn187.58bn85.00187.58bn85.00
Globe Telecom, Inc.125.69bn16.19bn282.24bn6.90k282.24bn6.90k
Idea Cellular Ltd366.69bn23.70bn363.69bn10.88k363.69bn10.88k
NEC Corp2.75tn58.66bn664.21bn98.73k664.21bn98.73k
Data as of Aug 24 2016. Currency figures normalised to Idea Cellular Ltd's reporting currency: Indian Rupee INR

Institutional shareholders

18.28%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
First State Investment Management (UK) of 30 Jun 2016222.50m6.18%
ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (Invt Port)as of 31 Jul 201680.88m2.25%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 30 Jun 201678.74m2.19%
Schroder Investment Management of 30 Jun 201668.08m1.89%
BNP Paribas Investment Partners Asia of 30 Jun 201647.83m1.33%
The Vanguard Group, of 31 Jul 201642.91m1.19%
Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) Pvt of 29 Jul 201639.40m1.09%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 03 Aug 201631.53m0.88%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 30 Jun 201623.71m0.66%
Dimensional Fund Advisors LPas of 31 May 201622.50m0.63%
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Data from 30 Jun 2016 - 31 Jul 2016Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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