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Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 17 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 3 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, 4G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 372 million customers across its operations at the end of March 2017.

Rank & Recognition


Ranked telecom operator in India


Ranked telecom operator in Africa


Ranked in Interband's 'Best Indian Brands Report, 2016'


Ranked mobile operator globally (in terms of subscriber base)


Ranked in the third annual Brandz' Top 50 Most valuable Indian Brand 2016' report

IG Rating

Investment Grade Credit Rating from S&P, Moody's and Fitch


India's mobile network for the year 2016 by Ookla

Airtel at a Glance


Of world's population connected through Airtel

355.7 mn +

Mobile subscribers across Asia (India and Srilanka) and Africa

76 mn

Wireless data customers across Asia and Africa

903 bn MB

Data traffic carried on network FY 2016-17

1.55 Tn

Minutes of voice traffic for the year as on March 31st, 2017

USD 16.1 Bn

Total Airtel Money Transaction Value in 2016-17

(source: KPI excel spreadsheet on Equity investors tab- sum of India SA Africa total mbs on network)

Money Matters (FY 16)

USD 14.2 Bn


USD 5.3 Bn


USD 2.34 Bn


USD 6.2 Bn

Raised through issuance of USD, EUR and CHF Bonds during FY 2013 -16

USD 16.1 Bn

Value of transactions on airtel money (FYE 2017)


Cumulative contribution to exchequer in India in last 5 years

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All data as March 14 unless stated otherwise Source: Annual Report FY 14