Uninor changes name to Telenor, expands call drop refund plan
Uninor changes name to Telenor, expands call drop refund plan

Telecom operator Uninor on Wednesday changed the brand name to Telenor, the name of its parent company, while extending call drop reimbursement offers to all calls made from its network, in a move to position itself as "the most affordable service provider" in the country.

Only 6% mobile users in India over 50 years of age: Telenor

Even though India has over 96 crore mobile subscribers, only 6 percent of them are over 50 years of age, indicating that senior citizens are not fully receiving the benefits of mobile Internet, says a survey.

Facebook fends off telecom firms` complaints

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Monday fended off complaints that the hugely popular social network was getting a free ride out of telecom operators who host its service on smartphones.

Uninor appoints Vivek Sood as new CEO

Sood had earlier served as the Chief Financial Officer at Uninor, Telenor.

Telenor Group completes 100% acquisition of Uninor

The company had earlier disclosed that it will be investing about Rs 780 crore to raise its stake to 100 per cent in Telewings, which operates under the Uninor brand.

Telenor to expand in Asia; expects to break even in India

Citing its 40 million subscriber base in India, Norwegian telecom major Telenor on Tuesday said it expects to break even soon in the country and is planning to expand in other parts of Asia.

Telenor keen on setting up 'Payments Banks' in India

Norwegian telecom major Telenor on Friday said that it is evaluating 'Payment Banks' business opportunity in the country.

Govt clears Telenor's proposal to acquire Uninor

Proposal of Norwegian telecom firm Telenor to take complete ownership of its Indian unit, Telewings Communications has been cleared, the Finance Ministry said Wednesday.

Unitech Q1 profit plummets 91% on losses in telecom biz

Realty firm Unitech on Wednesday reported 91 percent decline in its consolidated net profit at Rs 5.56 crore for the quarter ended June as the company booked losses of nearly Rs 1,000 crore in erstwhile telecom business.

Telenor files for full ownership of India unit

At present, Telenor Group owns 74 percent in its Indian business unit.

Uninor opens 367 exclusive retail stores in one day

Uninor, controlled by Norwegian firm Telenor, offers services in the circles of UP West, UP East, Bihar (including Jharkhand), Maharashtra and Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat.

Telenor allowed to offset Rs 1,660 crore in spectrum cost

Norwegian telecom operator Telenor on Friday said it has been allowed to offset Rs 1,660 crore against payment due for spectrum bought in November 2012.

Telenor promotes Indian executive for global role

Norwegian telecom firm Telenor Wednesday promoted its Indian arm Uninor's CFO Prasoon Sinha, who will now move to Group Finance at its headquarters at Oslo.

India reviewing its 83 bilateral investment pacts: Sharma

So far India has implemented 83 bilateral investment promotion and protection agreements with various countries.

Telenor reports 50% leap in net profits

Norwegian telecom giant Telenor announced a sharp rise in annual profits on Wednesday mainly due to increased profit margins.

Uninor loss at Rs 132 crore in Oct-Dec qtr

Mobile service provider Uninor, controlled by Norwegian firm Telenor, Wednesday reported an operating loss of Rs 132 crore in the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013 as compared to Rs 444 crore in the same period a year ago.

Telenor appoints Morten Karlsen Sorby as Uninor CEO

Norwegian firm Telenor Wednesday appointed its strategy and regulatory affairs head Morten Karlsen Sorby as the new Chief Executive Officer of its Indian telecom arm Uninor effective immediately.

Telenor invests Rs 1,000 cr to raise stake in Telewings to 74%

Norwegian firm Telenor has raised its stake in Telewings Communications, which offers telecom services under brand name Uninor, to 74 percent with an investment of about Rs 1,000 crore.

Uninor gets new telecom licences

Mobile operator Telewings has got unified licence, the new telecom permits, after its promoter Telenor successfully transferred assets of old venture Unintech Wireless to the new entity.

Telenor lowers 2013 revenue guidance on sluggish Nordics

Mobile phone operator Telenor lowered its 2013 revenue guidance on Thursday on weak figures in its key Danish and Norwegian markets but kept its profit margin outlook and increased its investment forecast.