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.

Uninor awards Rs 1,200-cr network contract to Huawei

Uninor on Wednesday awarded a Rs 1,200 crore contract to Chinese firm Huawei for modernising and managing its network in the country.

Uninor to set up its own app store

Uninor is working on setting up its own mobile app store that will work on feature phones as well, in sync with the telecom operator's 'Internet for All' project.

Ex-Uninor CEO Morten Sorby to head Telenor Group in Asia

Norway-based Telenor Group today announced appointment of former Uninor CEO Morten Sorby as Head of Region Asia in Telenor Group from June 1, 2015.

Uninor CFO Vivek Anand quits

Vivek Anand has decided to pursue his future aspirations outside Uninor.

Ambanis, Bharti, Vodafone, 5 others to slug it out for spectrum
Ambanis, Bharti, Vodafone, 5 others to slug it out for spectrum

Eight private telecom operators including Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, RCom, Reliance Jio and Uninor Monday submitted applications to bid for spectrum in the auctions starting March 4.

Uninor expects operational profits in two years

Vivek Sood, Chief Executive, Uninor, indicated the Norwegian firm may invest Rs 500 crore during the current year (January-December) towards capital expenditure.

Uninor appoints Vivek Sood as new CEO

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

Uninor posts highest revenue growth amongst all Telenor units

India has emerged as the fastest growing market for Norwegian telecom operator Telenor with its local arm, Uninor, posting highest revenue growth amongst all its units worldwide at 47 percent to reach about Rs 1,074 crore in the third quarter ended September 30.

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.

Uninor launches project Sampark to bridge mobile gender gap

In a bid to bridge the mobile gender gap, Uninor on Monday said it along with GSMA will invest USD 1,83,654 over a period of seven months for an initiative that aims to increase women's access to use of mobile phones.

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.

Uninor Q2 loss widens at Rs 169.83 cr

Telecom operator Uninor Wednesday reported widening of operating loss at about Rs 170 crore for the second quarter ended June 30.

Uninor appoints Tanveer Mohammad as COO

Mohammad was Chief Technology Officer at Bangladesh-based telecom service provider Grameenphone - a subsidiary of Telenor Group.

Bharti Airtel, Uninor top GSM user additions in May: COAI

There were 72.68 crore GSM users at the end of April, the COAI said.

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.