Bharti Airtel Limited
formerly known as
Bharti Tele-Ventures LTD
ndiancompany offering telecommunication services in 19 countries.
t is the largest cellular service provider in
ndia, with more than 141 million subscriptions as of August 2010.
Bharti Airtel is the world's third largest, single-country mobile operator and fifth largest telecomoperator in the world with a subscriber base of over 180 million.
t also offers fixed line servicesand broadband services.
t offers its telecom services under the
brand and is headed bySunil Bharti
ittal. Bharti Airtel is the first
ndian telecom service provider to achieve this
ertification. To earn Gold
ertification, Bharti Airtel had to meet rigorous standards for networking competency, service, support and customer satisfaction set forth by
Thecompany also provides land-line telephone services and broadband
nternet access (DS
in over 96 cities in
t also acts as a carrier for national and international long distancecommunication services. The company has a submarine cable landing station at
hennai, whichconnects the submarine cable connecting
hennai and Singapore.
t is known for being the first mobile phone company in the world to outsource everything exceptmarketing and sales and finance.
ts network (base stations, microwave links, etc.
is maintained by
ricsson and Nokia Siemens Network,
business support by
and transmission towers byanother company.
Bharti Airtel is the 3rd largest in-country mobile operator by subscriber base, behind
ndia, the company has a 30.7% share of the wireless servicesmarket.
t is structured into four strategic business units -
nterprise and Digital TV.The mobile business offers services in
anka and Bangladesh. Airtel has alwayslooked at the overseas market also.
US$ 11.853 billion