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Indian operators demand licence refunds due to 3G roaming spat

Indian operators Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Essar and Idea Cellular have demanded that their 3G licence fees be refunded if the government goes ahead with plans to outlaw national roaming agreements between 3G operators.

India rules 3G roaming pact “illegal”

India’s Department of Telecoms (DoT) has ruled that the national 3G roaming agreement between Bharti …

Vodafone seals US5.46B deal to buy out Essar

Vodafone Group has sealed a long awaited deal to buy out its partner Essar from their Indian mobile joint venture for US$5.46 billion, ending a highly fractious relationship.

ZTE picks up Vodafone Essar VAS deal

ZTE said that it had built and deployed a value added services platform for Vodafone Essar, the Indian arm of the international operator group.

Vodafone hints at small Indian IPO

Vodafone executives yesterday hinted that the mobile giant could sell some of its Indian business in an initial public offering to ensure it complies with local foreign direct-investment rules

Voda hints at Indian IPO

Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao says the operator is considering an IPO of its Indian unit once the circumstances are right.

Vodafone facing additional foreign ownership issues in India

The Economic Times reports that Vodafone is facing additional issues relating to the foreign ownership levels of its Indian business Vodafone Essar, because of the change of status of one of the other minority shareholders in the business.

Vodafone Essar set for enterprise push, as 3G rollout continues

Vodafone Essar is set to push into the enterprise fixed line space in India, the country’s Economic Times newspaper says.

Vodafone Essar readying Q1 2011 3G launch

Vodafone Essar is planning to launch 3G services in India during the first quarter of 2011

Reliance inks US2B financing deal with China

Reliance Communications is set to secure US$1.93 billion of funding from the China Development Bank Corporation.