Ofcom CEO voices UK merger fears; Lars Nyberg a potential suspect in TeliaSonera Uzbekistan probe

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> Zimbabwe-based Econet Wireless plans to cut 100 jobs due to lower revenue following a reduction in tariffs. Reuters article

> Ofcom CEO Sharon White hinted that she is opposed to the planned merger of O2 UK with Three UK because of fears it will have an adverse effect on competition. Guardian article

> Vodafone prevailed in a tax case in India after the Mumbai high court agreed the group should not have to add INR85 billion (€1.16 billion/$1.3 billion) to the taxable income of Vodafone India Services. Reuters article

> Lars Nyberg, the former CEO of TeliaSonera, could be added to a list of suspects in a probe into the company's business dealings in Uzbekistan. Reuters article

> Telecom Italia is reportedly mulling a bid for an initial stake of 40 per cent in Metroweb. Bloomberg article

And finally...People-rating app Peeple forced to backtrack over 'negative rating' feature even before launch. Guardian article