Uninor Betting On Low Cost Mobile Internet Plans To Boost Revenues

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Telecom Service provider Uninor has shared that its strategy now involves boosting revenues through low cost Data Plans.Uninor, a telecom company majorly owned and operated by Norwegian telecom giant Telenor, is now realigning its strategy and Data Plans or Mobile Internet will now form a big contributing factor to its coffers, shared Morten Karlsen Sorby, the recently nominated CEO for the company, “We...
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Telenor Proves The Efficacy of Offering Minimal Mobile Services And Breaks Even

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Norwegian Telecom giant Telenor, who has had a very a troubled relation with India, has surprised the Telecom Segment by not just surviving in the tumultuous times, but growing financially.Telenor, with its new partner, Mumbai-based Lakshdeep Investments & Finance has broken even in one year of operations. Five of its six telecom circles have turned EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Tax, Depreciation...
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Uninor Rises Again With Renewed Vigor And A New Unified License

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Estranged telecom service provider Uninor has risen from near oblivion and appears to have buckled up for long-term sustained business in India.Mobile operator Telewings, an entity promoted by erstwhile Uninor majority stake holder Telenor, has secured the Unified License which are the new Telecom Operational Permits vital to offer a whole bouquet of services within the Indian region. The company...
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Telenor Abruptly Shuts Down In Mumbai

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Subscribers to Uninor, the Joint Venture (JV) between Norwegian Telecom group Telenor & Realty Company Unitech Ltd, were in for a rude shock as the company abruptly shut down its services in Mumbai.Post Saturday 16th midnight, Uninor’s entire subscriber-base, amounting to 1.8 Million (as of December) was faced with a non-working SIM / No network. The company is apparently following the Supreme...
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Indian Telecom Operators Lose Millions Of Subscribers Each In August: Exodus Or Correction?

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As a reader of our site, you may have noticed that usually we come across news of Telecom Operators passing new milestones, getting more and more subscribers. Numbers always seem to be rising. With Mobile Number Portability, operators were forced to step up their game and fix nagging issues with their networks, launch more competitive schemes. However, in August 2012, we have seen a regression happening....
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Unitech Actually Pays Rs. 25 Crores To Part Ways With Telenor. Uninor May Survive Afterall

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Realty Company Unitech Ltd & Norwegian Telecom group Telenor had jointly started a mobile telecom service known as Uninor. After 5 years of mutually holding the reins of 45 Million subscribers, the JV has dissolved.Though the JV was mutual, unfortunately we cannot the same about their relation. Ever since the Supreme Court cancelled 122 Licenses pertaining to 2G Spectrum allocation, the two companies...
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Telenor & Unitech Go Their Separate Ways; Uninor No More?

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Realty Company Unitech Ltd. & Norwegian Telecom group Telenor’s Joint Venture (JV) has officially come to an end. Telenor has not only dissolved the JV, but announced its intention to set up a separate entity in India with a new partner. The ailing JV Uninor had long been a mute sufferer owing to the bitter spat between the two companies. Through meticulous planning, Telenor had successfully...
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One97 Liquidates Its Holdings In Social Mobile Gaming Firm – TheMobileGamer

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Mobility Fund house One97 has liquidated its stake in Singapore based TheMobileGamer (TMG). The deal comprises of complete reshuffle of shares held by previous stock-holders. The newly issued shares will be equally held (41.08%) by telecom firm SingTel and Japan’s Softbank.TMG is primarily involved in developing mobile gaming software. It publishes social themed mobile games. These are subsequently...
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GSM Telecom Companies Lose Customers In Millions; Industry Entering Consolidation Phase?

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The Indian telecom sector seems to be undergoing wide-spread customer attrition with all the GSM players including Airtel, Vodafone & Idea loosing over 7 Million subscribers. The dream of hitting 1 Billion subscribers seems like a distant dream as the country’s total GSM subscriber- base has come down to 671.95 million, confirmed Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI). The top...
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Indian Telecom Industry Witnesses Its First Ever Subscriber Slowdown

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The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released data which shows that mobile subscriptions are falling. The data shows that subscriptions fell from 965.52 million in June to 944.81 million in July, a difference of 20 million and that too just in one month! This marks the first ever telecom subscriber decline witnessed by a country where the telecom segment flourished like no other in...
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