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    airtel launches Green Data Centre in Mumbai

    Mumbai, 5th December 2012: Bharti Airtel a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa launched a new Green Data Centre in Mumbai. The state of the art facility has been designed to achieve 1.7- 1.75 PUE, making it one of the most energy efficient facilities in India.

    The new data center expands Airtel Business's ability to offer collocation, managed hosting, disaster recovery, remote infrastructure management, application and cloud computing services to small, large and medium enterprises across verticals in Mumbai. This is Airtel's eighth tier 3+ data centre in the country and is in line with Airtel's growing focus on hosting and managed services segment.

    The data centre has been jointly designed and commissioned with India's NetMagic Solutions Pvt Ltd; is carrier neutral, and is connected to airtel's first class bandwidth capacity and network support infrastructure to enable scalability, resilience and efficient delivery of services to its valued customers.

    Drew Kelton, President –  Airtel Business, Bharti Airtel, said "Mumbai is the  commercial capital of India and is also one of the world’s top centres of  commerce as a result it offers humungous opportunity to provide IT managed and  cloud services to enterprise customers. With the launch of this facility, Airtel takes  another step in moving beyond  its core  connectivity services and  into  collocation, managed and hosting services and bringing these services closer to  our clients in Mumbai. It supports our drive to be the preferred IT&T  provider delivering end to end solutions to our customers."

    Airtel currently operates seven level 3/3+ data centres in NCR, Bangalore, Chennai, Bhubneshwar and Pune - giving PAN India presence and choice to enterprise customers for their both primary/DR requirements.

    About Bharti Airtel
    Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 4 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 264 million customers across its operations at the end of October 2012. To know more please visit, www.airtel.com