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Race for Burma telecom licenses enters final stretch

By Wed, Jun 05, 2013 4:06PM UTC 1 Comment Pic: Shutterstock.com

The quest for mobile licenses in Burma is heating up, with international companies submitting their final bids for contracts that would give them access to a largely untapped telecom market. Twelve companies submitted bids in April, and the winners of the two licenses up for grabs will be announced June 27. Burma has an extremely...

Indian telecom sector shies away from low-carbon model

By Tue, Oct 25, 2011 2:53AM UTC Comments Off Indian telecom sector shies away from low-carbon model

Bharti Airtel and the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) have reneged on their commitment of disclosing a detailed and sustainable emission reduction plan, including a substantial substitution of diesel with renewable alternatives to power their network operations by September 2011, environmental organisation Greenpeace India has alleged. The public commitment was made following a meeting...