ABOUT AIRTEL

Airtel is a brand of telecommunication services in India operated by Bharti Airtel. Bharti Airtel, formerly known as Bharti Tele-Ventures Limited (BTVL) is among India's largest mobile phone and Fixed Network operators. With more than 40 million subscriptions, the company is one of the world's fastest growing telecom companies. It offers its mobile services under the Airtel brand and is headed by Sunil Mittal, India's sixth richest man with a total worth of US$10 billion. The company is the only GSM operator to provide mobile services in all the 23 circles in India. The company also provides telephone services and Internet access over DSL in 14 circles. The company complements its mobile, broadband & telephone services with national and international long distance services. The company also has a submarine cable landing station at Chennai, which connects the submarine cable connecting Chennai and Singapore. The company provides reliable end-to-end data and enterprise services to the corporate customers by leveraging its nationwide fiber optic backbone, last mile connectivity in fixed-line and mobile circles, VSATs, ISP and international bandwidth access through the gateways and landing station. Airtel is the largest cellular service provider in India in terms of number of subscribers. Bharti Airtel owns the Airtel brand and provides the following services under the brand name Airtel: Mobile Services (using GSM Technology), Broadband & Telephone Services (Fixed line and Internet Connectivity), Long Distance Services and Enterprise Services (Telecommunications Consulting for corporate). Leading international telecommunication companies such as Vodafone and SingTel hold partial stakes in Bharti Airtel. In April 2006 Bharti Global Limited was awarded a telecommunications licence in Jersey in the Channel Islands by the local telecommunications regulator the JCRA. In September 2006 the Office of Utility Regulation in Guernsey awarded Guernsey Airtel with a mobile telecommunications license. In May 2007 Jersey Airtel and Guernsey Airtel announced the launch of a relationship with Vodafone for island mobile subscribers. In July 2007, Bharti Airtel signed an Moue with Nokia-Siemens for a 900 million dollar expansion of its mobile and fixed network.

Internet Connectivity (DSL) and Leased Line).Touchtel Until September 18. Bharti now provides all telecom services including fixed-line services under a common brand "Airtel" Forbes Global 2000 Ranking . It has presence in all 23 circles of the country and covers 71% of the current . Broadband & Telephone Services (Fixed line. Bharti provided fixed-line telephony and broadband services under the Touchtel brand. Competitive service provider of the year 2005 at the Frost and Sulivan Asia-Pacific ICT awards PRODUCTS Airtel Airtel is a brand of telecommunication services in India.2007 The Forbes Global 2000 list for the year 2007 ranked Bharti at 1149. It is the largest cellular service provider in India in terms of number of subscribers. 2004. Bangladesh and in Sri Lanka owned and operated by Bharti Airtel. Long Distance Services and Enterprise Services (Telecommunications Consulting for corporate). Awards and recognition 2006   Wireless service provider of the year 2005 at the Frost and Sulivan Asia-Pacific ICT awards. Services are offered under the brand name Airtel: Mobile Services (using GSM Technology).

Airtel's 70% stake in the company is said to be at a cost of an initial $300 million. Touchtel Until September 18. Airtel in Bangladesh In January 2010. . Airtel's operation in Sri Lanka. The launch is a result of a tie-up between Bharti Tele-Ventures Limited and Research In Motion (RIM). Bharti Airtel rolled out third generation services in Sri Lanka in association with Singapore Telecommunications.population (as of Financial Year 2007). Airtel has also launched 16Mb/s broadband plans in India. Bharti now provides all telecom services including fixed-line services under a common brand "Airtel". it was announced that the Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC) of The People's Republic of Bangladesh had given Bharti Airtel the go ahead to acquire a 70% stake in the Bangladesh business of Abu Dhabi based Warid Telecom. 2004. It operates third generation networks in several markets across Asia. Bharti provided fixed-line telephony and broadband services under the Touchtel brand. The latter had till date invested a total of $600 million. commenced operations on the 12th of January 2009. Airtel Sri Lanka In December 2008. SingTel is a major player in the 3G space in Asia. with plans to bring their Bangladesh investments to the $1 billion mark. BlackBerry On 19 October 2004 Airtel announced the launch of a BlackBerry Wireless Solution in India. making it the first ISP to do so. known as Airtel Lanka.

a Directto-Home Television service. Airtel joined the DTH bandwagon in India with Airtel Digital TV.Digital TV Main article: Airtel Digital Tv On 9 October 2008. iPhone 3G The Apple iPhone 3G was rolled out in India on 22 August 2008 via Airtel & Vodafone Mobile Services Post-paid Services Airtel Prepaid Roaming Value Added Services Coverage .

PSTN (Fixed Lines). from GSM Mobile services. called Le Meridian Barbarons Beach Hotel. world class Technology from industry leaders like Ericsson and Scientific Atlanta and 24-hour Customer Care. Fax and Data. Airtel also has showrooms in Victoria. All this.Bharti's partners in Airtel are Emtel. Airtel Prepaid Mobile Cards available at a string of outlets. that serve as one-stop shops for customers. Airtel's Head Office is in Providence & Anse Royale. Mahe. International Roaming. Registered as Telecom Seychelles Limited and operating under the brand name of Airtel. Airtel also recently acquired a 4-star luxury 124 bedroom hotel in Seychelles. In addition to telecom services. the best GSM Coverage on the islands. connectivity to Internet Services. comes to you with the distinct Airtel advantage of excellent Tariffs. the company is licensed to offer comprehensive telecom services including GSM Cellular. a host of Value Added Services. of course. AIRTEL VISION "To provide global telecom services and delight customers. Airtel provides the whole range of telecom services. some private investors.free service delivery Innovative products and services ." AIRTEL MISSION They will meet the mobile communication needs of customers through: Error. Praslin. Maritime Telecom Services (INMARSAT) and International Collect and Credit Card calling. Mahe and Grand Anse. Fixed Cellular services and a fast growing Fixed Line network as well. the premier GSM operator in Mauritius. Dominating the market with its service and customer commitment -Airtel has always been at the forefront of innovation and change in the Telecom sector in Seychelles. International Roaming with 157 operators in 65 countries.

established in 1995. The company also has a strategic alliance with Vodafone. The enterprise services group has two sub-units -carriers (long distance services) and services to corporate. India. broadband and telephone services and enterprise services. is a public limited company and is head quarter in New Delhi. The company has a strategic alliance with SingTel. through a joint venture. The company. It offers broadband and other data oriented services to corporate clients. also provides varied services like fixed line. The company is also one of the fastest growing fixed line and long distance (DLD as well as ILD) operators in the country. Bharti Airtel is the largest mobile telephony operator in the GSM space with around 27 per cent market share in FY05. works through three individual SBUs -mobile services. broadband and retail internet access.Business Profile Bharti Airtel (formerly Bharti Tele-Ventures). which is one of the largest single foreign investments made in the Indian telecom sector. apart from being the largest player in the mobile segment with subscribers in all the 23 telecom circles of the country. a part of Bharti Enterprises. which would be finalised depending on the kind of infrastructure required for the retail foray. while the B&T business group provides broadband & telephone services in 15 circles. The company. The company provides GSM mobile services across India in 23 telecom circles. the largest of its kind made by SingTel outside Singapore. . Bharti Airtel plans to foray into the retail segment.

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