Mergers and Acquisitions in the Telecom Sector: A Contribution to Indian Economy


  • Shreya Mishra
  • Nagesh Sawant


Mergers and Acquisitions have become a strategic tool that is being effectively used to acquire established brands and to expand the emerging and often low cost markets, particularly markets that provide an enormous number of skilled workers. They help counter competition, acquire new consumers, get a technological edge, improve bottom lines, etc. It is no wonder that the corporate world is fast realizing that M&As are here to stay.

The researcher aims to study the Merger between Vodafone India and Idea Cellular in order to analyse its impact and contribution to the Indian economy. The analyses so made are on the basis of the legal and regulatory framework of Mergers in Telecom sector. The significance, importance and utility of the research are to study and analyse the impact of Vodafone-Idea merger on the Indian economy along with studying various laws in order to make it useful for study material for future academicians and students. The researcher has made an attempt to analyse the effect of the merger in the economic and trade related domain. This research shall upgrade the thoughts in the minds of the reader about the various aspects associated to a merger and how various legislations play a separate role in the case of merger.