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    Bharti Airtel launches Global Ethernet Services in 25 global cities across 4 continents
    Offers end to end Ethernet connectivity to its customer with 'One Capacity One Price' offer from India to US, UK, Singapore and HongKong 
    • Enables Enterprises, BPOs and IT companies to rapidly deploy connectivity at low costs and flexibility to swiftly upgrade 
     
    New Delhi, October 25, 2009 :: Bharti Airtel, Asia’s leading integrated telecom services provider today announced the launch of Ethernet services in more than 25 global cities across Asia, Europe, North America and Australia. As a promotional offer, Bharti Airtel is offering 'One Capacity One Price' to US, UK, Singapore and Hong Kong to both the Enterprise and Wholesale customers. The launch of the Global Ethernet Service Portfolio by Bharti Airtel is part of its strategy to become a truly global service provider with wide range of product offerings. 

    Ethernet offers overall connectivity as it simplifies customer-network integration and provides increased flexibility in choosing the bandwidth. It is emerging as the most secure medium for future high speed connectivity.

    Ajay Chitkara, CEO, Global Data Business, Bharti Airtel said, "Customers and partners can take the advantage of this 'One Capacity One Price' model and reach of Bharti Airtel network to meet their high speed connectivity requirements and achieve cost efficiency. It will help ease our partners offerings to their end customers, utilizing the economies of scale from Bharti Airtel’s global network infrastructure. We are also enhancing the service features to meet various needs of different sets of our customers. These services which are built on our global network will offer unparalleled cost advantage to our customers." 

    Bharti Airtel will deliver its global Ethernet services on the back of its extensive network of owned PoPs and partnerships with international carriers, thereby leveraging the extensive submarine network that offers multiple restoration paths for rerouting traffic in case of exigencies. 

    About Bharti Airtel Limited : Bharti Airtel Limited, a group company of Bharti Enterprises, is Asia’s leading integrated telecom services provider with operations in India and Sri Lanka and an aggregate of 113.44 million customers as of end of September 2009, consisting of 110.51 million mobile customers. Bharti Airtel has been ranked among six best performing technology companies in the world by BusinessWeek.

    Bharti Airtel is structured into three strategic business units - Mobile services, Telemedia services and Enterprise services. The mobile business offers services in India and Sri Lanka. The Telemedia business provides broadband, IPTV and telephone services in 95 cities. The Enterprise business provides end-to-end telecom solutions to corporate customers and national and international long distance services to carriers. All these services are provided under the Airtel brand. Airtel’s national high-speed optic fibre network currently spans over 104,540 Rkms covering all the major cities in India. 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. For more information, visit 
    www.airtel.in