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Vodafone crosses 100M mobile users in India

Vodafone Essar, the Indian unit of the UK’s Vodafone Group, said today it has crossed the 100 million subscriber mark in the country.

Vodafone sends final submission to India tax body

The Wall Street Journal reports that Vodafone has sent the final part of a submission to the Indian income tax department that lays out why the company believes it shouldn’t pay tax on its US$11.2 billion acquisition of Hutchison Essar in 2007.

Vodafone linked to major Indian moves

Vodafone is open to selling its 4.4 percent indirect stake in Bharti Airtel, India’s largest mobile operator by revenue, reports Dow Jones Newswires.

Rural areas to drive Indian 3G growth

Indian 3G focus to switch from Metros to Circles in 2010 says new study

Vodafone Essar takes INR100B loan

TeleGeography reports that Vodafone Essar has raised a debt of approximately INR100 billion (US$2.02 billion) from the State Bank of India; the loan will be spread over a five-year period.

Vodafone Essar submits NLD, ISP licence applications

Indian mobile operator Vodafone Essar has applied for a national long-distance (NLD) licence, as well as an ISP licence, according to the Economic Times.