Articles tagged with: Essar and Mumbai

Indian Operator at Risk of Losing Telecoms License

The telecoms license held by India's Loop Telecom may be at risk after the ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) has asked the communications ministry to investigate if the shareholders violate the law on cross company ownership. more

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Vodafone Raises Debt for Indian Expansion

Vodafone Essar, the company's Indian subsidiary is reported to have sucessfully raised around US$2 billion in a 5-year debt financing for network expansion and the forthcoming 3G license auction. more

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India's Aircel Reported to be in Talks to Buy Loop Mobile

India's Aircel Cellular is reported to be in talks to buy Mumbai based Loop Mobile (formerly BPL Mobile), which is owned by the Ruias of the Essar group. more

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Vodafone Raising Funds for India's 3G Auction

Vodafone Essar is reported to be currently trying to raise US$2 billion as a bridging loan to finance its bids in the country's delayed 3G and WiMAX auctions.  more

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Vodafone Seeking Damages From Indian Partner

India's Vodafone Essar is seeking damages of around Rs 1,100 crore (US$252 million) from the Essar Group for not transferring shares in Mumbai based BPL Mobile to the company. more

Related Tags: loop-telecom, bpl-mobile, essar-group, vodafone-essar, hutch, India

Bharti Airtel Adds 2.31 Million Mobile Phone Users in March

Indian telecommunications operator Bharti Airtel added 2.31 million mobile phone subscribers in March, industry data showed Friday. more

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FOCUS: India Bet Becomes a Sure Thing for Global Mobile Operators

When Vodafone Group forked out $13 billion for a majority stake in India's No. 4 mobile operator, Hutchison Essar, a year ago, many feared the British giant had overpaid for an investment that would take years to yield a return. more

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Police Recover Over 130 BlackBerry's from Criminal Gang

Police officers from the Narpoli police station in India's Maharashtra State, just outside Mumbai have arrested a criminal gang which were involved in several robberies in the area. more

Related Tags: blackberry, maharashtra, vodafone-essar, police, India

Indian Government Close to Releasing Withheld 2G Spectrum

India's Department of Telecom (DoT) has given an in principle clearance for Idea Cellular, Vodafone Essar and Aircel to be granted the outstanding 2G spectrum where they currently hold licences, a DoT source told The Economic Times. more

Related Tags: department-of-telecom, maharashtra, vodafone-essar, aircel, idea-cellular, India

Vodafone Planning Huge Indian Network Expansion

The newspaper reports that according to sources, Nokia Siemens Networks is likely to be the principal supplier of network electronics such as base tower stations (BTS), base station controllers (BSC) and transcoders in 12 out of Vodafone essar's 16 existing circles. Motorola, in turn is slated to supply BTSs, BSCs and transcoders in the company's Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Punjab circles. As for mobile switching centres (MSC), Nokia Siemens will supply to almost all existing Vodafone essar circles, with the exception of Mumbai metro circle where the MSCs will be supplied by Ericsson. more

Related Tags: nokia-siemens-networks, radio-spectrum, vodafone-essar, kolkata, tower, punjab, motorola,

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