Nokia faces bigger India tax bill; Telecom Italia says not considering Brazil unit break-up

> The board of Telecom Italia is not considering any plan to break up the company's Brazilian unit, according to Telecom Italia CEO Marco Patuano. Article

> Passengers on European flights may soon be able to use mobile gadgets throughout their journeys, but they will have to wait a while before they can make telephone calls. Article

> India has deferred a decision on Vodafone's proposal to take full ownership of its Indian unit in a $1.6 billion (€1.16 billion) deal. Article

> Video is becoming a key application for smartphone users switching to LTE, Vodafone said. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent CTO Marcus Weldon talked down the vendor's rivals and extolled the success of the company's Shift Plan. Article

> Nokia could face an increased tax bill of 210 billion rupees ($3.4 billion or €2.46 billion) in India. Article

And finally… Is Yoda to get the boot from Vodafone ads in the UK? Article

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