Telenor ends Baksaas consultancy as Vimpelcom fallout takes its toll

Telenor has terminated its consultancy agreement with former CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas by mutual agreement amidst the ongoing fallout of an international criminal investigation into alleged corruption involving Russian service provider Vimpelcom, in which the Norwegian telco has a one third stake. Baksaas, who stepped down as Telenor CEO in August after 13 years, was […]

TeliaSonera unveils new management structure following Uzbekistan affair

Nordic telco TeliaSonera has unveiled a comprehensive revamp of its management structure and has appointed a new senior management team following the scandal surrounding its Eurasia business unit and the way it conducted business in Uzbekistan. TeliaSonera will launch a new model on April 1 that will see a strengthening of its local operations and […]

Uzbekistan launching HD DTT channel

Uzbekistan is launching its first HD digital-terrestrial channel, according to local reports. The channel, Uz.HD, will carry a range of factual, cultural and fiction programming. The Uzbek digital-terrestrial platform is currently available in the cities of Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khorezm, Andijan, Namangan, Ferghana, Kashkadarya and Karakalpakstan, delivering 12 channels including seven Uzbek services to just […]