Airtel cuts mobile roaming rates by 60%

Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Friday
cut mobile roaming rates by 60 per cent for its 115 million
users, opening a new turf in the ongoing tariff war.

Nivio to launch Rs 3K desktops in partnership with Airtel

Nivio has said it has joined hands with Bharti Airtel to launch low-cost desktops priced at Rs 3,000 by the end of this month.

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.

Bharti Q2 profit up 13% at Rs 2,321 cr

In line with the expectations, telecom major Bharti Airtel posted 13 percent jump in its September quarter net profit at Rs 2,321 cr (USD 495 million).

Airtel launches global Ethernet services in four continents

Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Sunday said it has launched Ethernet services in more than 25 cities
across Asia, Europe, North America and Australia.

Chronology of failed MTN deals with indian Telecom players

The talks on the USD 23-billion merger
deal between Bharti and MTN called off, on the last day of the third deadline for the exclusive discussions.

Bharti-MTN: SA, India for exchange-controls exemption

South Africa on Monday said it is
working closely with India on the proposed deal between telecom companies MTN and Bharti Airtel that requires exemptions on a range of exchange-controls regulations.

Top 8 cos add Rs 23k cr; ONGC, Airtel see value erosion

As many as eight out of the top ten most valued companies added over Rs 23,000 crore to their market capitalisation in the last week.

Airtel offers STD, local calls at 50 paisa per minute

Bharti Airtel on Friday announced offering both local and STD calls at a flat rate of 50 paisa per minute to its 110 million subscribers.

Tata Tele, Airtel, RCom & others face penalty of Rs 136 cr

The government has proposed a penalty of over Rs 41 crore on Tatas, Rs 31 crore on Airtel and Rs 19.65 crore on RCom and others, totalling Rs 135.60 crore, for not rolling out network on time.

Bharti to launch 3G service by Oct 2010

Within a weak of the government announcing plans to auction spectrum for 3G mobile services, India`s largest private cellular operator Bharti Airtel on Wednesday said it will launch the service by October next year.

MTN wants to finalise merger talks with Bharti: Report

South Africa`s leading telecom services provider MTN wants to finalise merger talks with India`s telecom giant Bharti Airtel as soon as possible, a media report has said.

8 of top 10 most valued cos lose Rs 36K cr; Airtel, BHEL gain

8 out of the country`s top 10
coveted firms lost Rs 36,000 crore from their market cap during the week ended Aug 22, while power equipment maker
BHEL and telecom major Bharti Airtel together added Rs 6,074 crore to their kitties.

Bharti Airtel, MTN made parties in SAT case

Telecom major Airtel and South African MTN have been made parties in a plea challenging market regulator SEBI`s exemption to the foreign company from making an open offer to shareholders of the domestic firm.

Airtel launches wholesale services for global telcos

Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Monday
unveiled its wholesale service portfolio that will enable
telecom operators across 50 countries access its services.

Airtel Q1 net up 24%; hopes to drive growth on rural users

The country`s largest GSM
operator Bharti Airtel today dialed a 24 per cent rise in net
profit at Rs 2,517 crore in the April-June 2009, helped by
growth in rural customer numbers and foreign currency gains.

Airtel launches `Special 5`

Bharti Airtel on Sunday launched a
new scheme `Special 5` for its customers, offering local calls
at 20 paise per minute and STD at 50 paise a minute for calls
to five persons.