Bharti Airtel Limited, Mobile Services,
Plot No.-16, Udyog Vihar, Phase - IV, Gurgaon - 122015
+ 91 9818334865
+ 91 9810498104
Evolution of the Company
• Sunil Bharti Mittal founded the Bharti Group
• 1983 manufactured push-button telephone models for the Indian market
• 1990s, Sunil Mittal had also launched the country's first fax machines and
its first cordless telephones
• In 1992, Mittal won a bid to build a cellular phone network in Delhi
• In 1995, Mittal incorporated the cellular operations as Bharti Tele-Ventures
and launched service in Delhi
• In 1996, cellular service was extended to Himachal Pradesh
• In 1999, Bharti Enterprises extended cellular operations to Karnataka and
• In 2000, Bharti acquired control of Skycell Communications,
• In Chennai. In 2001, the company acquired control of Spice Cell in
Bharti Enterprises went public in 2002, and the company was listed on
Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange of India.
In 2003, the cellular phone operations were rebranded under the single Airtel
In 2004, Bharti acquired control of Hexacom and entered Rajasthan.
In 2005, Bharti extended its network to Andaman and Nicobar.
This expansion allowed it to offer voice services all across India.
In 2009, Airtel launched its first international mobile network in Sri Lanka.
In 2010, Airtel acquired the African operations of the Kuwait based Zain
In March 2012, Airtel launched a mobile operation in Rwanda.
vision & promise
By 2015 airtel will be the most loved brand, enriching the
lives of millions.
" Enriching lives means putting the customer at the heart
of everything we do. We will meet their needs based on
our deep understanding of their ambitions, wherever they
are. By having this focus we will enrich our own lives and
those of our other key stakeholders. Only then will we be
thought of as exciting, innovation, on their side and a
truly world class company."
fixed-line internet services
3G- 18 May 2010 -122.95 billion for spectrum in 13 circles
4G-19 May 2012-33.1436 billion for spectrum in 4 circles
WIFI- plans to launch WiFi services in India
Airtel Money-Infosys and Smart Trust 5 April 2012
Smart Drive-navigation app exclusive
Network Experience Centre- (NEC) which observes end to
end customer experience, in near real time, along with the standard network
elements on Airtel's operations
iPhone 3G was rolled out in India in 2008 by Airtel
iPhone 4 on 27 May 2011
iPhone 5 on 2 Nov 2012.
Airtel has a GSM network in all countries in which it operates,
providing 2G, 3G and 4G services depending upon the country
Airtel is the world's third largest mobile telecommunications
company by subscribers, with over 275 million subscribers
across 20 countries as of July 2013
It is the largest cellular service provider in India, with 192.22
million subscribers as of August 2013
Airtel is the third largest in-country mobile operator by
subscriber base, behind China Mobile and China Unicom.
C ALLER RINGTONES
Bharti Airtel is the first Indian telecom service provider to
achieve Cisco Gold Certification