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Tatas better candidate if Air India is privatised: Sunil Mittal

Tatas better candidate if Air India is privatised: Sunil Mittal

Founder Chairman of Bharti Entreprises Sunil Mittal on Thursday said the Tata Group will be a better choice to take over the debt-ridden national passenger carrier Air India if the airline is privatised.

'Consumers uneasy with immense size and power of big biz'

'Consumers uneasy with immense size and power of big biz'

With less than 10 percent public companies globally accounting for 80 percent of the entire corporate profits, business leaders including India's Sunil Mittal today acknowledged that consumers are increasingly becoming uneasy with the immense size and power of big firms.

Reliance Jio Offer: Airtel urges TRAI to look into matter, says nothing can be free forever

Reliance Jio Offer: Airtel urges TRAI to look into matter, says nothing can be free forever

India's leading telecom services provider Bharti Airtel on Wednesday took exception to free voice calls offered by Reliance Jio and said nothing could be free forever.

Spectrum buy to increase Bharti Airtel's debt by over Rs 13,300 crore: Moody's

Spectrum buy to increase Bharti Airtel's debt by over Rs 13,300 crore: Moody's

Bharti Airtel, India's largest mobile operator with over 257 million subscribers, won 173.8 Mhz of airwaves for Rs 14,244 crore in the just-concluded spectrum auction.

Airtel's Sunil Mittal to take home over Rs 30 crore in annual pay package

Airtel's Sunil Mittal to take home over Rs 30 crore in annual pay package

Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman of India's largest telecom firm Bharti Airtel, will take home a higher annual pay package of over Rs 30 crore, excluding perquisites, for this fiscal.

Sunil Mittal re-appointed Chairman of Bharti Airtel for 5 years

Sunil Mittal re-appointed Chairman of Bharti Airtel for 5 years

Sunil Bharti Mittal has been re-appointed as the Chairman of telecom giant Bharti Airtel for another five year, with effect from October 1, 2016.

Don't want to be known as 'call drop minister': Ravi Shankar​ Prasad

On Monday, Bharti Airtel announced an investment of Rs 60,000 crore which will go into capital expenditure on fibre, cables and changing older networks.

Call drops: DoT rings up owners; customers may be compensated

The government has asked their promoters including Anil Ambani, Kumar Mangalam Birla and Sunil Mittal to directly intervene to address the issue, failing which the companies would have to face penal action.

Call drops: DoT rings up owners of mobile firms

With the menace of call drops becoming acute, Department of Telecom rang up the owners of mobile firms including Sunil Mittal, Anil Ambani and Kumar Mangalam Birla to convey Prime Minister's concerns on the issue, asking them to take steps to check the problem.

Sunil Mittal favours payment bank licence for telcos over banks

Pitching for payment bank licence for telcos, telecom tycoon Sunil Bharti Mittal on Tuesday said traditional banks will not be able to deliver financial services to the lower end of the population without incurring huge losses.

CCI approves AXA raising stake in insurance JVs with Bharti

Fair trade regulator CCI Wednesday approved European financial services giant AXA's proposal to hike its stake from 26 percent to 49 percent in its two insurance ventures with Sunil Mittal led Bharti Group, Bharti AXA Life Insurance and Bharti AXA General Insurance.

Bharti Airtel partners Amazon for cloud services

Telecom major Bharti Airtel today announced partnership with Amazon Web Services to offer its cloud computing services to customers in India.

Airtel to double 4G network by next fiscal: Sunil Mittal

"We have decided to roll out (4G). We have 20,000 base station now, in March, and we will be doing another 20,000 next year," Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal said here.

Want to free Internet? Do philanthropy: Sunil Mittal to Mark Zuckerberg

Taking on social networking giant Facebook's ambitious 'free internet' plans, telecom major Bharti Airtel chief Sunil Mittal has said the companies should do 'philanthropy' if they stop charging for mobile internet.

Mobile tariffs need to go up: Sunil Mittal

Telecom major Bharti Airtel Tuesday pitched for a hike in mobile and data tariffs, at least in small quantities, as it gears for the biggest ever spectrum auction beginning Wednesday.

Bharti Airtel raises Rs 1,925 cr from stake sale in tower unit

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel has raised Rs 1,925 crore (about USD 310 million) by selling nearly 3 percent stake in its tower unit - Bharti Infratel.

Additional spectrum: Hearing against Mittal, Ruia on Jan 12

The special 2G court on Wednesday fixed January 12 for hearing a corruption case related to allocation of additional spectrum during NDA rule in 2002.

Sunil Mittal, Ravi Ruia assail summoning order in spectrum case

Bharti Cellular Ltd CMD Sunil Bharti Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia Wednesday assailed in the Supreme Court the lower court court summoning them as accused in a corruption case related to allocation of additional spectrum during the NDA regime in 2002.

Govt should make available more spectrum: Sunil Mittal

Bharti group Chairman Sunil Mittal said the telecom industry wants more spectrum and the government should make it available.

Airtel shares down 3% after it hangs up on Loop Mobile

Shares of Bharti Airtel fell by nearly 3 percent on Wednesday after the company called off its plans to acquire business and assets of Loop Mobile.