June 1 (Reuters) – Telenor’s (TEL.OL) India unit expanded mobile services to five more telecoms zones in the country, giving it a footprint in some of the most lucrative regions in the world’s fastest-growing mobile market.
The company, which operates under Uninor brand name, said in a statement on Tuesday it launched mobile services in the Mumbai, Maharashtra and Goa, Gujarat, Kolkata and West Bengal zones.
With the expansion, Uninor is now present in 13 of India’s 22 telecoms zones and holds licences for the remainder.
The company, which started India services in December, had about 5 million mobile subscribers as of end-April. (Reporting by Devidutta Tripathy; Editing by Ranjit Gangadharan)