News in brief: Vodafone; Telecom Express; Ericsson; eRepublik

Vodafone has agreed to open its networks to mobile-phone use in aircraft, according to the Times .
 
India’s IMImobile and UK’s Telecom Express announced a new alliance wherein they will offer IMEXmobile as part of a JV between the two companies.
 
Ericsson has launched an environmentally designed base station for use in urban areas.
 
The Ericsson Capsule Site is an "all-in-one" solution , delivered in a flat pack form reduces installation time by up to 50% and costs by up to 30% . It is designed by renowned Swedish architect and designer, Thomas Sandell
 
Spanish based virtual gaming developers eRepublik  has scored €2 million (£1.68 million) in first round VC funding from AGF Private Equity. The company runs a strategy based game under the same moniker and has raised £2.3 million in funding to date.

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