Webwire: Idea, Etisalat on notice; Fujitsu taps Telefonica

Dylan Bushell-Embling
11 Mar 2011

Idea, Etisalat told licenses may be revoked

Indian operators Idea Cellular and Etisalat have been given notice that their telecom licenses for certain circles will be canceled by the telecom ministry if the companies fail to justify missing their rollout obligations.

Business Standard

Fujitsu names Telefonica its EU provider

Fujitsu has awarded Telefonica a €30 million ($41.4m) contract to provide wireless voice and data services for the company's operations across 15 European countries.

The Financial

Opera forms Chinese JV

Browser developer Opera will team up with China Telling for a joint venture to combine its browser technology with Chinese content, operations and distribution, sources say.


Carlos Slim still world's richest man

Mexican telecom tycoon Carlos Slim has been named the world's richest person for the second year running by Forbes magazine, which estimates the mogul has a fortune totaling $74 billion.

Latin American Herald Tribune

Angry Birds developer raises $42m

Rovio Mobile, developer of the Angry Birds mobile game, has raised $42 million in a new investment round, but has not revealed a company valuation.


Google takes wraps off site-blocking tool

Google has unveiled a new tool that will allow users to block unwanted domains in search results, as part of its ongoing campaign to improve the relevance of the listings provided.


Vodafone protestors hack blog site

UK anti-austerity campaigners hacked one of Vodafone's own blog sites to post claims the company owes millions in tax to the government.

The Guardian

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