Webwire: India cellcos said to skirt tax; Viettel commits $400m to Cameroon

Staff writer
telecomasia.net
India's South Delhi Municipal Corporation has sent notices to operators including Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Tata Indicom, accusing them of failing to pay property taxes on mobile towers on top of buildings in the region.
 
Vietnam plans to invest nearly $400 million in its Cameroon subsidiary, which this week secured the nation's third mobile license.
 
Huawei expects to double revenue at its Philippines unit to $130 million this year, thanks in part to its to high-profile network modernization contract with Globe Telecom.
 
A Jefferies analyst believes there to be a “good chance” that Apple will launch a low-cost, pre-paid iPhone for emerging markets – particularly in Asia – by June next year.
 
Taiwan Mobile beat its rivals by earnings per share for the first eleven months of the year, but Far EasTone wasn't far behind.
 
A Milan prosecutor has asked an appeals court to uphold six-month suspended sentences for three Google executives, handed down in February 2010 for allegedly violating the privacy of minors by letting a video of an autistic child being bullied be posted on YouTube.

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