Sunil Mittal

Bharti family pledges Rs 7,000 cr to philanthropy

Most of the wealth pledged will be infused into the new university project.

Nov 23, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
Bharti Airtel sells stake in tower biz for Rs 3,325 crore to trim debt

Bharti Airtel sells stake in tower biz for Rs 3,325 crore to trim debt

The secondary share sale was executed at Rs 400.6 per share, representing 3.6 percent discount to the previous day's closing price, Airtel said in a statement.

Nov 14, 2017, 18:06 PM IST
Mukesh Ambani calls Mittal a 'good friend' amid bitter telcos battle

Mukesh Ambani calls Mittal a 'good friend' amid bitter telcos battle

Displaying bonhomie, Ambani and Mittal warmly shook hands as they entered the arena hosting the India Mobile Congress (IMC).

Sep 28, 2017, 00:08 AM IST
Bharti to invest Rs 20k crore this year in digital infra: Sunil Mittal

Bharti to invest Rs 20k crore this year in digital infra: Sunil Mittal

"India's time has come...Each large tech honcho is looking at India," Mittal said terming the country as an emerging showcase for digital technology.

Sep 27, 2017, 14:31 PM IST
Right government policies will drive digital transformation: Sunil Mittal

Right government policies will drive digital transformation: Sunil Mittal

Mittal said together with telecom operators, Airtel will create the technology of the future. "We have to come together to benefit consumers," he stressed.

Sep 27, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
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.

Jun 22, 2017, 22:34 PM IST
'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.

Jan 17, 2017, 20:02 PM IST
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.

Oct 26, 2016, 18:38 PM IST
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.

Oct 12, 2016, 18:15 PM IST
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.

Aug 21, 2016, 15:10 PM IST
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.

Aug 20, 2016, 20:35 PM IST

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.

Dec 01, 2015, 22:53 PM IST

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.

Sep 10, 2015, 19:48 PM IST

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.

Sep 10, 2015, 19:09 PM IST

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.

Jul 14, 2015, 21:08 PM IST

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.

May 28, 2015, 00:11 AM IST

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.

Mar 22, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

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.

Mar 08, 2015, 13:10 PM IST

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.

Mar 08, 2015, 12:18 PM IST

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.

Mar 03, 2015, 20:49 PM IST