Just weeks after DoT allowed companies to set up MVNOs in India, news of foreign companies planning to enter the Indian telecom industry are cropping up. Handset manufacturer Nokia and Swedish network equipment vendor Ericsson have rejected reports of them planning to establish MVNOs in India. The Financial Chronicle reported the two firms were amongst the foreign companies looking to enter India's telecom market using the MVNO route. The initiative would not be unlikely, given Nokia's MVNO in Japan, and their increased focus on services. However, a spokesman for Nokia Siemens Networks, the network hardware joint venture of Nokia and Siemens told Total Telecom that "Nokia is not planning on offering MVNO services in India". An Ericsson spokeswoman called the speculation "pure nonsense". Nokia's Japan MVNO & Rural India Foray Information Week has a report that Nokia has tied up with NTT DoCoMo to debut an…
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