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Vodafone Idea: In Google's playstore?

In this battle of ecoystems, Google desperately needs a telecom company for its plans for India


Prabal Basu Roy
Mukesh Ambani dreamt big and by attracting massive global capital, Reliance Jio has demonstrated how the power of the masses can be used to modernise and monetise, irrespective of business cycles. As Amit Shah recently articulated, the current thrust of the government in promoting Atmanirbhar Bharat too rests on the basic premise of exploiting India’s demographic advantage by providing market access to spur a consumption boom and consequently an economic recovery.

Unlike Ambani, though, no one entity in India has the resources to undertake the massive investments necessary for us to digitally transform and capitalise fully on the opportunities that
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First Published: Jun 16 2020 | 10:47 PM IST

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