Indian authorities have started the process to seize 2 billion rupees ($44.8 million) allegedly paid by DB Realty as a bribe to ensure special treatment for then-subsidiary Swan Telecom (now Etisalat DB) in the 2008 2G auction.
Google and its Chinese joint venture partner have applied for an online mapping license in China, in order to be allowed to continue providing map services after the introduction of the license requirement next month.
The International Internet Industry Association has called for international leaders to raise cyber security issues at global forums such as the G20, following the spate of high-profile security breaches.
Sources say India's Essar Group, which recently sold out of its telecom joint venture with Vodafone, will soon follow suit with a divestment of its African telecom operations.
Satellite operator Dish Networks and a group of bondholders are thought to be competing to become the stalking horse bidder for a fire-sale of bankrupt US operator TerreStar, and its horde of 4G spectrum.
Nigerian regulator NCC will turn its attention to mobile number portability in the next few weeks, now a that compulsory SIM registration framework is in place.
Australia's Telstra will merge online advertising businesses Sensis Digital Media, BigPond Advertising and Telstra Classifieds, but has denied the merger represents a rationalization.
A UK juror could be jailed after being found guilty of communicating on Facebook with a defendant in the trial.
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