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Govt okays Telenor’s plan to up stake in Unitech

India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today approved Norwegian telecom operator Telenor’s proposal to increase its stake in new operator Unitech Wireless to 74 percent. At present, Telenor has a 67.25 percent stake in Unitech.

Unitech secures US1B loan, losses to hit US3.2B

Unitech Wireless, the Indian mobile joint-venture between India’s Unitech and Norway’s Telenor, has secured a INR5,000 crore (US$1.03 billion) loan from the State Bank of India (SBI) in a bid to fund its network rollout, reports Economic Times.

Sweden investigates LTE spectrum “cartel”

The Swedish Competition Authority (Konkurrensverket) has launched an investigation into whether the LTE spectrum agreement forged by Sweden’s five main mobile operators is anti-competitive. The investigation relates to a deal struck between TeliaSonera, Telenor, Tele2, Swefour and 3 Sweden in November last year to share Sweden’s 900Mhz bandwidth in a so-called “frequency pact.”

Telenor rebrands in India as ‘Uninor’

Unitech Wireless – the Indian start-up operator majority-owned by Norway’s Telenor – is to rebranded as ‘Uninor,’ reports India’s Business Standard.

Telenor launches m-payments in Pakistan

Telenor Pakistan and Tameer Microfinance Bank have announced the launch of easypaisa, aiming to be a convenient and safe way for the people of Pakistan to carry out financial transactions.

Telenor launches Unified Communications

After running trials within its own head office for the past few years, Norway’s Telenor says that it is now ready to launch a commercial Unified Communications (UC) service. A total of 30,000 Telenor employees currently use Unified Communications services.

Court adjourns Telenor’s US1.7B damages appeal

A Siberian court today adjourned a hearing in Telenor’s appeal against US$1.7 billion in damages it had been ordered to pay to Russia’s Vimpelcom. The hearing will resume on 24 March 2010.