Bharti Airtel eyes Bangladesh mobile market leader

Leading telecom Bharti Airtel wants to be a market leader in Bangladesh`s rapidly growing mobile market after acquiring 70 percent in no. 4 operator Warid Telecom, Chief Executive Manoj Kohli said on Sunday.

Dhabi group rules out exiting Warid Telecom

Dhabi group, the company which has agreed to sell 70 per cent of its stake in Bangladesh`s Warid Telecom to Bharti Airtel, said it would not exit the venture.

Airtel announces acquisition of Warid Telecom for $300 million

Sunil Mittal-owned Bharti Airtel today said it will acquire 70 per cent stake in Warid Telecom of Bangladesh for USD 300 mn (about Rs 1,363 crore).

Airtel eyes Warid Telecom in B`desh; close to deal

Bharti Airtel is close to clinching a deal to acquire 70 per cent stake in Warid
Telecom, a local mobile company in Bangladesh owned by Abu
Dhabi Group.

Bharti set to buy Bangladesh`s Warid

India’s Bharti Airtel may be looking to buy Bangladesh`s Warid Telecom, indicating a shift in focus to smaller targets after talks for a $24 billion merger with South Africa`s MTN failed.

Essar buys Warid Telecom in Uganda, Congo

Ruias-owned Essar group on Sunday announced acquisition of majority stake in Dhabi Group`s Warid Telecom operation in Uganda and Congo, a move that would further strengthen Indian firms` presence in South Africa.