Bharti Airtel, incorporated on July 7, 1995 is the flagship company of Bharti Enterprises. The Bharti Group, has a diverse business portfolio and has created global brands in the telecommunication sector. Bharti Airtel, is Asia’s leading integrated telecom services provider with operations in India and Sri Lanka. Bharti Airtel has been at the forefront of the telecom revolution and has transformed the sector with its world-class services built on leading edge technologies.
Bharti Enterprises is one of India’s leading business groups with interests in telecom, retail, manufacturing, agri business and financial services. Bharti has recently forayed into retail business as Bharti Retail Pvt. Ltd. under a MoU with Wal-Mart for the cash & carry business. It has successfully launched an international venture with EL Rothschild Group to export fresh agri products exclusively to markets in Europe and USA and has launched Bharti AXA Life Insurance Company Ltd under a joint venture with AXA, world leader in financial protection and wealth management.
Bharti Airtel is India’s largest integrated and the first private telecom services provider with a footprint in all the 23 telecom circles. Bharti Airtel since its inception has been at the forefront of technology and has steered the course of the telecom sector in the country with its world class products and services.
The businesses at Bharti Airtel have been structured into three individual strategic business units (SBU’s) - Mobile Services, Airtel Telemedia Services & Enterprise Services. The mobile business provides mobile & fixed wireless services using GSM technology across 23 telecom circles while the Airtel Telemedia Services business offers broadband & telephone services in 95 cities and has recently launched India's best Direct-to-Home (DTH) service, Airtel digital TV. The Enterprise services provide end-to-end telecom solutions to corporate customers and national & international long distance services to carriers. All these services are provided under the Airtel brand. Airtel's high-speed optic fibre network currently spans over 90,205 kms covering all the major cities in the country.
The company has two international landing stations in Chennai that connects two submarine cable systems - i2i to Singapore and SEA-ME-WE-4 to Europe.
Bharti Airtel (Singapore) Private Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary was incorporated on 2nd April, 2007 and will obtain a license to enable interconnecting the i2i cable with other submarine cable systems landing in Singapore to provide increased onward connectivity to US West Coast and also to cater to connectivity requirements in Asia Pacific and for carrying the business of International Calling Card Services.
Products and services offered by the company:
Broadband & Internet
Data and IP Solutions
Email on the go
2014 Airtel crosses 200 million mobile customer mark in India
2013 Airtel signs definitive agreement to fully acquire Warid Uganda
2012 Bharti Airtel move one notch in the world wide ranking to be the fourth largest mobile operator in the world in terms of subscribers.
2011 Bharti Airtel and other global telcos launch EIG for Commercial use
2011 Bharti Airtel partners with Savvis for enhancing Managed Service offerings
2010 Bharti Airtel launches high capacity direct terrestrial link between India and China
2010 Bharti Airtel rated as India’s Best Enterprise Connectivity Provider
2010 Bharti Airtel launches Global Data Services in Thailand & Malaysia