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Airtel institutes ESG Committee of Board of Directors

NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel Limited (“Airtel”), India’s premier communications solutions provider, today announced that it has formed a Committee of Board of Directors (“ESG Committee”) to sharpen its focus towards its Environmental, Sustainability and Governance (ESG) agenda. Manish Kejriwal, Lead Independent Director on the Board will be the Chairman of the ESG Committee. Other Board […]

Dish TV Rs 10 billion rights issue critical for survival: Company executive

NEW DELHI: Dish TV’s Rs 1,000 crore rights issue is critical for the survival of the DTH company that needs funds to upgrade technology and replace old set-top boxes with the new-age smart connected boxes otherwise its subscriber base would shrink, a top company official said. Dish TV is facing competition from the rapid growth […]

Airtel joins hands with Tata Group for ‘Made in India’ 5G

NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel, India’s premier communications solutions provider and Tata Group, have announced a strategic partnership for implementing 5G networks solutions for India. Tata Group has developed a ‘state of the art’ O-RAN based Radio & NSA/SA Core and has integrated a totally indigenous telecom stack, leveraging the Group capabilities and that of its […]

Jio, Airtel, Vodafone Idea apply for participating in spectrum auction

  NEW DELHI: Telecom operators Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio and Vodafone Idea on Tuesday submitted applications to participate in the Rs 3.92 lakh crore spectrum auction scheduled to start from March 1, according to official sources. This round of auction will be held for 2,251.25 Megahertz (MHz) in seven frequency bands — 700 Mhz, 800 […]

Airtel launches-Airtel Safe Pay

NEW DELHI: To protect Airtel customers from the growing incidents of online payment frauds, Airtel Payments Bank has launched ‘Airtel Safe Pay’ – India’s safest mode for making digital payments. With ‘Airtel Safe Pay’, Airtel customers making UPI or Netbanking based payments through Airtel Payments Bank, no longer have to worry about money leaving their […]

NSIC, Airtel join forces to accelerate Digital Transformation of Indian MSMEs

NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel is stepping up initiatives to accelerate the digital transformation of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in India by partnering with National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), a government of India Enterprise having its mission “to promote and support MSME sector by providing integrated support services encompassing Marketing, Technology, Finance and other […]

Jio says Airtel, Vodafone Idea partners sabotaging network;Airtels says Jio’s allegations ‘baseless’,

NEW DELHI: Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL) has said that there are “blatant efforts” to sabotage its network in the garb of farmers’ protest by the channel partners of Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea. In letters sent to Anshu Prakash, Secretary, Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and P.D. Vaghela, Chairman, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI, […]

Airtel believes ARPU will reach Rs 200 levels in few months: Report

NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel is of the view that average revenue per users (ARPUs) would have touched Rs 200 already had the pandemic not happened, and believes that the company should get there in the next few months, according to a latest Goldman Sachs report. In a recent note, Goldman Sachs said it had hosted […]

Tariff hike needed as current rates ‘unsustainable’, says Airtel

NEW DELHI: Telecom tariff hike is needed as the current rates are “unsustainable” and market conditions will be seen before a call is taken, telecom czar and chairman of Bharti Airtel Sunil Mittal has said. On the issue of whether or not Chinese telecom equipment vendors will be allowed to participate in next-generation 5G networks, […]

Bharti Airtel to acquire 5.2 per cent stake in Avaada MHBuldhana for Rs 4.55 crore

NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel on Friday said it will acquire 5.2 per cent stake in solar power company Avaada MHBuldhana for Rs 4.55 crore in an all-cash deal. Avaada MHBuldhana Private Limited is a newly-formed company and developing a captive generating solar power plant in Maharashtra which will become operational by March 2021. It is […]

A 20% price hike estimated to increase Airtel,Jio, and Idea’s ARPU :Motilal Oswal Financial Services

NEW DELHI: According to a telecom sector report from Motilal Oswal Financial Services, discussion with with industry experts indicate that a price hike could be around the corner and may be anticipated soon as economic activity has restarted post the COVID-led lockdown and demand for data consumption is growing unabated. The timing of a price […]

Supreme Court tells Airtel, Vodafone to give TRAI details of segmented offers

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday directed Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea to disclose details sought by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in connection with segmented offers. A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde and comprising Justices A.S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian said: “In the light of the above historical background, […]

Airtel enters the $ 1 billion Indian cloud communications market

NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel marked its entry into the fast-growing cloud communications market with the launch of Airtel IQ today. Airtel IQ, a cloud-based omni-channel communications platform, enables brands to deepen engagement with customers through timely and secure communication. Take for example a customer ordering food through an online platform and calling the delivery agent […]

Airtel extends contract with Ericsson

NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel and Ericsson have strengthened their long-standing partnership with a renewed multi-year contract to supply and deploy 5G-ready radio and transport solutions from Ericsson. The continued deployment of Ericsson Radio System products and solutions will enhance Airtel’s network capacity and deliver a superior experience to its customers. By using MINI-LINK 6000 products, […]

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