Nokia signs 3G deal

MUMBAI/FRANKFURT: Network equipment maker Nokia has signed up India’s largest mobile operator Bharti Airtel to supply it with 3G wireless network gear covering some of the most populous regions in India, the Finnish company said on Tuesday. Nokia Networks said it will supply radio antennas, hardware, software and network management and planning services for five large areas of India, as well as network expansion in three sub-regions where the two companies had existing contracts, or eight out of India’s 22 telecom sub-regions.

Eurozone inflation

BRUSSELS: Inflation in the eurozone slowed to 0.2 per cent in June, official data showed on Tuesday, with consumer prices rising just slightly in Europe despite unprecedented stimulus measures by the European Central Bank. Eurozone unemployment, meanwhile, remained stable at 11.1 per cent in May