Airtel news

Airtel launches unlimited-usage mobile service packs

Airtel has made access to Facebook free during night hours which users can activate by dialing 129.

Apr 16, 2014, 19:20 PM IST

Airtel hikes rates of select internet, call packs

The Airtel's website showed similar rates but it nowhere mentioned the date from which new tariff is applicable.

Apr 13, 2014, 16:06 PM IST

Airtel may increase mobile call rates by 10-20%: Nomura

"On our call with Bharti management on Thursday, it stated voice prices are still trending up and there is potential for a 10-20 per cent increase from current levels," it said.

Dec 19, 2013, 19:47 PM IST

DoT may give nod to Airtel terms for migrating to new licences

The Access Services department, an internal wing of DoT that looks after licensing matters, is learnt to have sought approval of higher authorities on the matter.

Nov 25, 2013, 17:18 PM IST

Bharti Airtel board approves merger of subsidiary with itself

The amalgamation will be subject to approvals, including clearances from high courts, if any, the company said in a filing to the BSE.

Oct 24, 2013, 15:36 PM IST

Airtel increases stake in Qualcomm-founded 4G firm to 93.45%

Airtel acquired a majority stake in WBSPL in July by increasing its stake to 51 percent from 49 percent.

Oct 17, 2013, 23:31 PM IST

Airtel offer mobile charging, talktime loan service for Odisha

"A Talktime on loan service is also available for Airtel mobile prepaid customers particularly in the cyclone affected areas, who are unable to avail any recharge option," it said.

Oct 17, 2013, 21:12 PM IST

Airtel raises ISD rates up to 80 pc, Idea Cellular by 25 pc

Another leading operator Idea has also hiked international call rates by up to 25 percent, according to the company's website.

Oct 13, 2013, 18:54 PM IST

New bench to hear Mittal & Ruia's plea in SC

Justice S S Nijjar would be the new judge sitting with Chief Justice Altamas Kabir to hear the matter on Thursday.

Apr 23, 2013, 22:31 PM IST

DoT may invoke guarantees given by Airtel, writes to banks

"The communication was made by the finance wing of Department of Telecom (DoT) to various banks where they (Bharti Airtel) have provided bank guarantees," a DoT official said.

Apr 07, 2013, 20:06 PM IST

SC to hear pleas of Sunil Mittal, Airtel on Monday

A bench headed by Chief Justice Altamas Kabir will also be hearing Bharti Airtel's plea challenging the Delhi High Court order giving its nod to the Centre's decision holding the 3G roaming pact of the telecom major as illegal.

Apr 07, 2013, 19:55 PM IST

Bharti Airtel raises USD 500 million through bond issue

The company, which had on March 11 raised USD 1 billion through a 10-year bond issue, raised USD 500 million through senior notes.

Mar 26, 2013, 16:38 PM IST

Manoj Kohli to become Airtel MD to revive mobile business

Bharti Airtel's founder Sunil Mittal, who is currently its chairman and managing director, will become executive chairman of the company, after Kohli moves to his new role.

Jan 30, 2013, 17:55 PM IST

Airtel installs 100 kw solar plant to power centre in Lucknow

"Bharti Airtel has installed a solar power plant at Gangaganj, Lucknow. This location is one of the major switching and routing centre, which processes the voice and data traffic for the telecom operator," it said in a statement.

Jan 20, 2013, 14:38 PM IST

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