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TRAI to examine Airtel and Uninor’s deal with Facebook and WhatsApp

According to some reports Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is looking at examining Airtel's special deal with social media giants-Facebook and WhatsApp. The authority will examine Airtel’s data packages offering access to Facebook and WhatsApp to determine whether they amount to “preferential access” for such services. The offers being examined include Airtel's 5 bundle of 15 MB data for five days and the seven-day access package that costs a customer

Uninor Successfully rolls out 1050 additional network towers in UP West, Completes Network Expansion

Uninor has completed its largest network expansion in UP West circle. With 7.2 million customers and 8.7% revenue market share (RMS) in less than 5 years operations, the company is amongst the top 4-telecom operator in the circle. Post the completion of the business expansion, Uninor has 3981 network sites, 255 stores, 300 distributors and 61300 point of sale (PoS) in UP West. Moradabad zone has 584 network sites out of

Uninor Reports 38 per cent year on year improvement in gross revenue

Uninor has reported a 38 per cent year on year improvement in gross revenue amid challenging operating environment in Q3 FY 2014. As a part of its third quarter result presentation (quarter ending September) in Oslo, Telenor Group reported sustained business growth of its operation in India. Uninor’s strong business performance continued with 1.8 million new subscriptions being added in its six circles during the third quarter. The average revenue

Telenor Group completes 100% ownership of Telewings in India

Telenor Group announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the 26 per cent ownership stake in Telewings, held by Lakshdeep Investment & Finance. As a result, Telenor now takes full ownership of the company that operates under the brand name Uninor. The process was finalized after Telenor received approval from the Indian government's Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) to increase its stake from 74 per cent to 100

Uninor sets in motion the plan to Digitise entire India with its Internet for all program

The telecom industry has witnessed the biggest surge in the Mobile data consumption and the mobile internet is the next big thing. Uninor which is a majorily owned subsidiary of Telenor group has a sizeable subscribers base and offers the most affordable call tariffs. In a recent visit to India Telenor Groups President and CEO, Jon Fredrik Baksaas shed some light on its ambition of introducing Internet for all. He

Uninor’s tele-verification process troubles Customers : An user’s experience

In order to prevent misuse of SIM cards/proofs/services DOT has mandated for verification procedures before a SIM is made fully functional. This is a welcome move to prevent any misuse. While it is good that operators are following the laid stringent rules put forward as norms, on the other hand they should also ensure that customers do not suffer in the process especially with their tele-verification team, because customers will

Uninor Now Offers the cheapest STD calls at 25paisa per minute

Uninor now offers the cheapest STD calling benefit in UP West and Uttarakhand region, using STV 33 uninor customers can now enjoy STD calls at 25 paisa per minute with 30 days validity. Uninor is on major expansion drive in the UP West and Uttarakhand region. As a part of this expansion, Uninor will also deploy an additional 1050 network sites across 2290 new towns & villages by 2014 in the region. Uninor

Uninor announces new Combo packs for UP East, offering Local and STD benefits

Uninor has a decent customer base in the circles it is present in and it keeps on launching value for money packs for its customers every now and then. It has just announced a slew of combo packs for UP East. Let us take a look at what Uninor is offering: A Rs 6 recharge will get you all Local & STD calls @ 1p/sec for 28 days. A Rs

Uninor launches ‘Project Sampark’ to help Rural Women to take up Entrepreneurship

Uninor has announced a new initiative called ‘Project Sampark’ which is aimed at closing in the gender gap in the mobile sector taking help from the USD 70000 from GSMA earmarked as Women Grant. Project Sampark will aim to increase the level of accessibility to the use of Cellphones. GSMA readily extended their helping hands saying that Women should own a Mobile Phone and this move has to be encouraged

Telenor Cleared for Wholly Owned Indian Venture, what it means to end users

Telenor has just received a green signal from Indian finance ministry to acquire 100% of its Indian telecom venture Telewings Telecommunications which operates under Uninor brand. At present Telewings is owned by Telenor & Lakshdeep Investments in 74:26. Telenor entered in India via joint venture with Unitech in 2008-2009, and Unitech exited after the company's licenses cancelled by Supreme Court in 2012. Presently Uninor offers GSM voice & data services