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Bharti Airtel

  • Operations in 16 countries across Asia and Africa
  • Customer base of over 423 million
  • Total broadband subscribers stood at 145.96 million at end of May 2020
  • Consolidated total income stood at Rs. 244.2 billion (US$ 3.32 billion) in the first quarter of FY21
  • Connecting India’s leading 1,000+ corporates

Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 16 countries across Asia and Africa. It is headquartered in New Delhi, India. The company ranks amongst the top three mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed home broadband, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long-distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G, 4G wireless services and mobile commerce.

Company Website: www.airtel.in/

Bharti Airtel – The Smartphone Network

2020 Airtel launched a new ad campaign, ‘Sab Kuch Try Karo, Fir Sahi Chuno’ and rolled out a new campaign 'Open to Questions', highlighting its aim to resolve every single customer query, learn quickly from failures and ensure these are not repeated
In September 2020, Airtel launched Airtel Xstream Fiber with speeds upto 1 Gbps, to drive penetration of home broadband in India.
Airtel’s subsidiary, Bharti International (Singapore), bought an additional 6.3% stake in Robi Axiata from NTT Docomo
2019 Airtel Payments Bank launched Bharosa savings account in which Rs. 500 (US$ 7.15) would be the minimum balance required. It also offered free accident cover of Rs. 5 lakh (US$ 7,154)
Airtel launched its broadband service Airtel Xtream Fibre at Rs. 3,999 (US$ 57.21)
Airtel upgraded its 4G network in Delhi NCR and deployed LTE 900 technology to boost indoor coverage
2018 Received a 10-year license to provide inflight and maritime connectivity and broadband services from Department of Telecommunications.
2017 Ranked amongst top 100 firms in 'The World's Most Innovative Companies' (2017) by Forbes
Launches digital platform to offer integrated solutions
2014 Surpasses 300 million customers milestone
Airtel and Apple launch India’s first 4G on mobile
2012 Announces partnership with Qualcomm for 4G
2011 Launches 3G services in Mumbai
2006 Changes its name from Bharti Tele-Ventures Ltd. to Bharti Airtel Ltd.
2003 AirTel subscribers exceed 3 million mark
2002 Became the first company in India to come out with 100% book building issue 
1995 Launched cellular services by the name 'AirTel' in Delhi Incorporated on July 7, 1995 as a company with limited liability under the Companies Act

 

Updated: May, 2019

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As of 2019, India holds the world’s highest data usage per smartphone at an average of 9.8 GB per month. It is expected to double to 18 GB by 2024.