Vodafone prepares to float Indian unit; Facebook EU MD investigated

Wireless news from around the web

> Vodafone Group began preparing for an initial public listing of its Indian business. Financial Express article

> Saudi Telecom Co. has claimed to be the first operator in the Middle East to deploy a virtualised packet core (vEPC) solution for carrying network traffic. Affirmed Networks release

> Facebook denied breaking German laws after prosecutors began investigating Martin Ott, its MD for Northern, Central and Eastern Europe, over racist posts. Reuters report

> Statoil, a Norway based oil and gas operator, renewed an offshore wireless backhaul contract with Cergaon Networks. Ceragon announcement

> Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao warned of "the risks of re-monopolisation in Europe". Bloomberg article

And finally…London's black cab drivers hope Uber is over after they get mobile payments technology. Wired article