Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Bharti Airtel Reaches 195 Million Customers -- India + Africa

Bharti Airtel reported continued rapid growth in its Indian networks and in the properties across African recently acquired from Zain. All together, Bharti Airtel is serving 195 million customers across 19 countries across Asia and Africa.

In a statement, Mr. Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman & Managing Director, Bharti Airtel Limited, said "Bharti Airtel continues to maintain its leadership position in India and generate healthy free cash flow. Our 3G services will be available across India, starting with launches in the current quarter. We are also redefining the accessibility and affordability levels across Africa through innovative business models. With the imminent launch of the Airtel brand in Africa, the customers will experience the power of a unified brand across our 19 countries. We are delighted that the new path breaking global partnerships announced recently will enable us to strengthen our leadership position across Africa.

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