DoT may ask TataComm, Airtel to end ILD pacts with SingTel

The DoT may ask two leading private operators-- Bharti Airtel and Tata Communications-- to terminate their contracts with SingTel, which was allegedly offering international long distance services here without a licence.

SingTel hikes stake in Airtel

Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) has bought an additional 1.52 per cent stake in India’s largest private telecom Bharti Airtel and will pay up to Rs 3008.4 crore in three installments ranging over 18 months.

SingTel boosts stake in Bharti Airtel to 31.95%

Singapore Telecommunications has agreed to increase its effective stake in India`s mobile phone operator Bharti Airtel to 31.95 percent from 30.43 percent, the company said.

MTN faces `identity crisis` in Bharti deal

MTN`s USD 23 bn deal to merge with Bharati Airtel is being delayed as the company does not want to "lose its identity" and wants its South African base to be the "mother ship" of the new entity that will span two continents.