Vodafone just inked a deal to become India’s largest mobile carrier

The past several months have seen India’s wireless services industry hot up like never before, with the entry of Reliance Jio which launched free voice calls on its new service last September and rivals offering deals to woo new customers or maintain their existing user base. That’s how things go in the world’s second-largest mobile market. But now, it’s going to be shaken up by a mammoth deal, as UK-based Vodafone has agreed to merge with local incumbent Idea Cellular to create a new firm with a combined customer base of 395 million subscribers. For reference, that’s well more than…

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