Bharti Airtel

  • Airtel, Ericsson extend ties to deploy 5G-ready radio network
    NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 7 (IANS): Bharti Airtel and Ericsson on Wednesday announced to renew their multi-year contract to supply and deploy 5G-ready radio and transport solutions from the Swedish telecommunication giant. The 'make in India' 5G-ready Ericsson radio system products will enhance the network experience of Airtel customers, the companies said in a statement. "We are delighted to deepen our partnership with Ericsson as part of our endeavour to build a network r
  • Airtel launches cybersecurity services for businesses
    NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 30 (IANS): Bharti Airtel on Wednesday announced the launch of Airtel Secure, a suite of advanced cybersecurity solutions for business customers. As part of Airtel Secure, the company also launched its Security Intelligence Centre in the National Capital Region. This facility will offer its tracking services to businesses of all sizes -- from large enterprises to small and medium businesses -- on a 24/7 basis. Gopal Vittal, MD and CEO (India and South Asia), B
  • Bharti Airtel, VIL shares plunge after Jio unleashes postpaid tariff war
    MUMBAI, SEPTEMBER 23 (IANS): Shares of telecom majors Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) were under pressure on Wednesday after Reliance Jio announced a range of postpaid plans with several benefits, to take on both Airtel and Vodafone Idea in the postpaid segment. Around 1.50 p.m., shares of Bharti Airtel on the BSE were trading at Rs 433.50, lower by Rs 37.55 or 7.97 per cent from its previous close. Vodafone Idea shares were trading at Rs 9.32, lower by 93 paise or 9.07
  • Airtel offers new 'Xstream' broadband plans starting at Rs 499
    NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 6 (IANS): Bharti Airtel on Sunday launched a new Airtel Xstream Bundle plans starting at Rs 499. The Xstream Bundle plans come with Airtel Xstream Fiber with speeds up to 1 Gbps, unlimited data, 'Airtel Xstream Android 4K TV Box' and access to all OTT content. The Airtel Xstream bundle offers complimentary access to premier video streaming apps such as Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video and ZEE5, all accessible through the Airtel Xstream Box. The Air
  • Vodafone Idea shares plunge 17%, Airtel up 4% post AGR verdict
    MUMBAI, SEPTEMBER 1 (IANS): Vodafone Idea shares plunged over 17 per cent, while the stock price of Bharti Airtel surged over 4 per cent on Tuesday after the Supreme Court said that the telecom operators will have to clear their dues in 10 years time with a 10 per cent up front payment by March 31, 2021. Around 12.30 p.m., Bharti Airtel shares on the BSE were trading at Rs 537.75, higher by Rs 23.80 or 4.63 per cent from its previous close. Vodafone Idea shares on the BSE we
  • PAPO asks Airtel  to improve network connectivity
    Meluri, August 7 (MExN): The Phokhungri Area Public Organisation (PAPO) has appealed Bharti Airtel to improve 4G service and network connectivity in Phokhungri area under Meluri subdivision of Phek district, stating that the local populace, especially the students depend on phone networks for their lessons/online examinations. In a press release on August 7, PAPO President and General Secretary pointed out that power transformer for the Airtel tower at Phokhungri village is yet to b
  • Airtel ties up with AWS for cloud services
    NEW DELHI, AUGUST 5 (IANS): Bharti Airtel on Wednesday announced a multi-year strategic collaboration agreement (SCA) with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver cloud solutions to large enterprise and small and medium enterprise (SME) customers in India. Airtel serves over 2,500 large enterprises and more than 10 lakh emerging businesses and companies with an integrated product portfolio, including Airtel Cloud, a multi-cloud product and solutions business, the company said in a stat
  • Ganesh Lakshminarayanan new CEO of Airtel's enterprise business
    NEW DELHI, JULY 23 (IANS): Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced the appointment of Ganesh Lakshminarayanan as the CEO of its enterprise business. In his new role, Lakshminarayanan will be responsible for further strengthening Airtel's market leadership in the B2B segment and accelerate growth as enterprises undergo digital transformation to become future ready, said an Airtel statement. He will report to Ajay Chitkara, Director of Airtel Business. The new CEO takes over from A
  • Airtel renews pact with Ericsson for pan-India managed services
    NEW DELHI, JULY 21 (IANS): Telecom major Bharti Airtel has renewed its agreement with Swedish gear maker Ericsson to provide pan-India managed network operations, the two companies announced on Tuesday. The three-year deal will see Airtel launching 'Ericsson Operation Engine' this year. The agreement covers nationwide Artificial Intelligence-driven managed services, network and IT automation for Airtel's India mobile operations. Ericsson said it will also manage Ai
  • Telcos' stocks rise ahead of AGR hearing, Vodafone Idea up 7%
    Mumbai, July 20 (IANS): Shares of telecom operators Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel rose on Monday ahead of the hearing on the AGR matter in the Supreme Court.   Around 1.45 p.m., shares of Vodafone Idea on the BSE were trading at Rs 9.50, higher by 6.98 per cent from its previous close.   Share price of Bharti Airtel was higher by 1.12 per cent at Rs 573.70.   The top court would hear on Monday the arguments on the government's petition to allow te
  • Airtel partners with Verizon to take on JioMeet, Zoom in India
    NEW DELHI, JULY 14 (IANS): Bharti Airtel on Tuesday announced its partnership with US-based communication technology major Verizon to offer video conferencing solutions to enterprises in India under the brand name 'Airtel BlueJeans'.   The Airtel BlueJeans services will take on the recently launched JioMeet and the US-based Zoom.   BlueJeans is Verizon's enterprise-grade video conferencing service which helps people communicate and collaborate across m
  • Airtel launches 'Priority 4G Network' for 'Platinum' customers
    NEW DELHI, JULY 6 (IANS): Bharti Airtel on Monday announced the launch of 'Priority 4G Network' for its 'Platinum' mobile customers.   Airtel has deployed advanced technologies that give its Platinum mobile customers preference on the network. As a result, all these customers will experience faster 4G speeds, the company said in a statement.   As part of the Airtel Thanks programme, all postpaid mobile customers on Rs 499 and above plans are design
  • Bharti Airtel shareholders to vote on July 31 on scheme of arrangement
    NEW DELHI, JUNE 29 (IANS): The National Company Law Tribunal has directed for a meeting of Bharti Airtel shareholders to consider and approve the scheme of arrangement between Airtel, Bharti Airtel Services, Hughes Communications and HCIL Comtel.   The meeting will be held on July 31 through video conferencing.   In an order dated May 11, 2020, the Principal Bench of the National Company Law Tribunal at New Delhi had directed a meeting to be held of the equity sha
  • Airtel invests in edtech startup Lattu Kids
    NEW DELHI, JUNE 17 (IANS): Bharti Airtel on Wednesday announced it has acquired a strategic stake in edtech startup Lattu Kids as part of the Airtel Startup Accelerator Programme.   Mumbai-based Lattu Kids specialises in digital learning tools for children and the investment would give distribution scale to quality-learning material from the app, the company said in a statement.   Airtel, however, did not disclose the investment amount.   "We belie
  • Bharti Airtel arm raise stake in Bangladesh's Robi Axiata
    NEW DELHI, JUNE 9 (IANS): Bharti Airtel's subsidiary Bharti International (Singapore) has increased its stake in Robi Axiata, a telecom service provider in Bangladesh.   Bharti International (Singapore), which had a 25 per cent stake in Robi Axiata, acquired an additional 6.3 per cent stake in the company from NTT DOCOMO and its group entities, said Bharti Airtel in a regulatory filing on Tuesday.   The company, however, didn't disclose the deal amount.
  • Airtel, Nodwin Gaming tie up for e-sports' growth in India
    NEW DELHI, MAY 28 (IANS): Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced a partnership with Nodwin Gaming in the space of e-sports in India.   "Given India's large youth population and rapidly growing internet penetration, e-sports has the potential to become a large part of the country's mainstream sporting culture. It is estimated that by 2021, online gaming will become a $1 billion plus market in India with over 620 million gamers," Airtel said in a statement. &
  • Bharti Telecom to sell $1 bn stake in Airtel through block deal
    NEW DELHI, MAY 25 (ians): Bharti Telecom is selling upto $1 billion of its shares in Bharti Airtel through a secondary market block deal on Tuesday.   Bharti Telecom is the holding company of Bharti Airtel. Bharti Telecom holds 38.79 per cent equity stake in Bharti Airtel which will reduce by upto 2.75 per cent after the block deal. The total promoter shareholding as per exchange data is listed at 58.98 per cent.   Singapore Telecom is a strategic partner with Bha