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Forget me not

...to buy 200MB of application specific data by texting a shortcode to the operator. WhatsApp has similar existing deals in place with Reliance Communications, Tata Docomo and Uninor and claims...

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WhatsApp gains more traction in India

...similar existing deals in place with Reliance Communications, Tata Docomo and Uninor and claims some 50 million users in India. In April WhatApp announced that half a billion people around...

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Leaving Las Vegas

...group Telenor has named a CEO for its Indian subsidiary Uninor following the resignation of former CEO Yogesh Malik in November last year. Morten Karlsen Sørby will take on the...

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Telenor appoints Uninor CEO

and now I look forward to joining the remarkable Uninor organization.” Sørby’s appointment as CEO is subject to regulatory approvals. Last October, Uninor declared its financial results for the quarter...

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Uninor CEO resigns

The CEO at Indian operator Uninor Yogesh Malik has resigned from his position citing personal reasons. Sigve Brekke, currently head of majority owner Telenor Group’s Asia operations, will also act...

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Telenor cuts its losses in Mumbai

Norwegian operator group Telenor will cease operating in Mumbai, after being told by India’s Supreme Court to shut down its operations in the city. The operator’s Indian subsidiary, Uninor, will...

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India begins 2G re-auction

...plans to transfer all assets from Uninor into the new company to secure a seamless transition for Uninor’s existing customers and employees,” the Norwegian operator group said in a statement....

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Telenor to bid for Indian licences

...and to obtain all necessary approvals to transfer Uninor assets into the new company. Earlier this month, real estate firm Unitech agreed to dispose of its shareholding in Uninor for...

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Bad reputation

...their failed joint venture in India, Uninor. Unitech has agreed to dispose of its shareholding in Uninor for a nominal amount, signalling an end to the long-running saga, while Uninor...

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Telenor settles Unitech dispute

Norwegian operator group Telenor has finally reached an agreement with Indian partner Unitech to settle all disputes regarding their failed joint venture in India, Uninor. Unitech has agreed to dispose...

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India warns of 2G auction delay; Telenor nears exit

...make the final call on the proposed sale of Uninor’s assets, and a Uninor spokesperson has told Telecoms.com that the firm is expecting a final verdict imminently. “Uninor has filed...

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Telenor attempts to auction off Indian business

it may initiate legal action if Uninor goes ahead with the auction. “In view of the impending Supreme Court mandated cancellation of license on Sep 7, 2012, Uninor management has...

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Dutch operator KPN sees drop in profit

...quarter last year. As a response to the uncertain regulatory environment in India, the firm said it is now re-allocating resources held by Uninor, its business in the country, to...

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Telenor makes preparations to leave India

...local real estate firm Unitech, called Uninor. Their spectrum licences have now been revoked by Indian Supreme Court and Telenor is attempting to exit the JV, but the two have...

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India and the Spectrum Scandal

India’s 2G spectrum scandal has cast a cloud over the country’s telecoms sector so dark that former Telecoms minister Andimuthu Raja is said to feel safer in prison than he...

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Getting out of Dodge

...through its Indian JV Uninor, aims to do what it can to remain in India. The Nordic operator has a lot to lose from the corruption scandal, as it had...

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Indian court cancels 122 mobile licences

...market, but also for some existing larger operators to expand their coverage. Norway’s Telenor and Indian real estate company Unitech set up a joint venture in India, Uninor, which was...

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