While 5G has not much to do with consumer telecommunications apart from its blazing speed, it has a lot more industrial applications in the fields of IoT, health care, etc. Continue reading “Airtel, Apollo Hospitals and AWS carry out India’s first 5G-driven colonoscopy trial”
Bharti Airtel and Tech Mahindra today announced a strategic partnership to jointly grow and market innovative solutions for India’s digital economic development. In India, Airtel and Tech Mahindra will collaborate to develop and market 5G use cases. Continue reading “Airtel and Tech Mahindra partner to co-develop and market 5G use cases”
Bharti Airtel has announced a new corporate structure to tap into the digital opportunity in the country. The new structure envisages Airtel Digital Limited folding into the listed entity, Bharti Airtel. Continue reading “Airtel announces new corporate structure to focus on digital business”
Bharti Airtel has teamed up with Ola to offer a range of digital services. Under the strategic partnership, Airtel Payments Bank will integrate with Ola app while Ola Money will integrate with Airtel digital properties. This will allow Ola users an additional digital payment mode while booking rides. Continue reading “Bharti Airtel, Ola team up for integrated digital services”
Google has partnered with Bharti Airtel and SK Telecom to build a platform for operators to run their network services. The company says its own SDN framework will enable networks to adapt to new services and traffic patterns. Continue reading “Google teams up with Bharti Airtel and SK Telecom for next generation of mobile networks”
Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) has acquired 7.39 percent stake in the Indian telecom company, Bharti Telecom the parent of Bharti Airtel. It plans to acquire a 21 percent stake in Intouch for 1.58 billion Singapore dollars ($1.18 billion) and an additional 7.39 percent stake in Bharti Telecom for 884 million Singapore dollars ($650 million), through wholly-owned subsidiaries.
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Anand Chandrasekaran, who was a Chief Product Officer at Bharti Airtel has put his papers, as per Re/Code. The former-Yahoo employee has made the decision just after 13 months of stint at Airtel.
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Airtel has reportedly started 4G services trial in Chennai from today, May 14, and is said to follow trial in Mumbai and Hyderabad later this month. Continue reading “Airtel 4G trial starts in Chennai on May 14, Hyderabad and Mumbai to follow later this month”
Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecom operator will sell 5 percent stake to Doha-based Qatar Foundation Endowment for $1.26 billion (~Rs. 6,800 crore) by issuing 199,870,006 new shares at a price of Rs. 340 apiece, according to a recent report from Economic Times. Bharti reported its 13th successive drop in quarterly profits yesterday, with a near 50 percent fall in profits compared with a year earlier. This move would ease the debt burden on Airtel. Continue reading “Qatar Foundation buys 5% stake in Bharti Airtel for $1.26 billion”
Bharti Airtel has been awarded with Telecom Centre of Excellence (TCOE) Award for delivery of network services with customer focus for the year 2011. This award is based on Network Quality of service KPIs, Network Coverage, Product Innovation and Network Bench-marking processes based on network parameters and customer voice. Airtel offers 2G services in 23 circles and 3G services in 13 circles across India. Continue reading “Bharti Airtel awarded for best delivery of network services with customer focus in 2011”