Completed the acquisition of Telenor (India) Communications Private Limited. Added 43.4 MHz spectrum to its portfolio on integration of Telenor’s operations

Launched world first innovative carrier digital platform which enables carriers to do wholesale voice business with Airtel at the click of a button

Further strengthened its ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative with a strategic partnership with Amazon India to provide cashback on 65+ Amazon.in exclusive 4G smartphones

Airtel TV crossed 50 million Android downloads

Launched Airtel Home – India’s first-ofits-kind digital quad-play platform that simplifies the customer experience for homes that use multiple Airtel services


Launched #airtelThanks with an aim to delight its valued customers with exclusive and differentiated benefits

Launched ‘Foreign Pass’ – a range of affordable international roaming voice packs for prepaid customers in India

Bharti Airtel ranked first within the information technology and telecommunication (ICT) category at the 15th Annual national awards for excellence in Cost Management

Chosen as the winner in two prestigious categories - Best Wholesale Carrier (Global) and Best Wholesale Business Transformation at the Carriers World Awards 2018, a benchmark for excellence in the global wholesale market

Airtel Nigeria awarded as the best promoter of digital services by the President. Partnership with Netflix & Zee Entertainment to enhance customer delight & experience

Partnership with Netflix & Zee Entertainment to enhance customer delight & experience


Strategic partnership with Telecom Egypt (TE) for global submarine cable systems, wherein, Airtel will get IRUs (Indefeasible Right of Use) on Middle East North Africa (MENA) submarine cable and TE North Cable Systems

Conducted India's first Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) trial over a LIVE LTE network with Ericsson. LAA enables the use of unlicensed spectrum in the 5 GHz band in combination with licensed spectrum

Airtel bagged top honors at CIO CHOICE awards. Declared as the winner in the Co-location, Public Cloud, Network Security and Information Security categories at the seventh edition of the CIO CHOICE awards

Airtel Uganda recognized by Digital Impact Awards, Africa as the Best Technology Brand on Social Media, Best Digital Customer Experience by Technology Brand, Best Saving and Lending Product (Digital driven), Best Professional, Legal and Regulatory brand

Unveiled 'Airtel 3.0' - a range of futuristic digital technologies and exciting products at the India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2018

Airtel Nigeria awarded with Smart recharge campaign of the year by Advertiser association of Nigeria

Launched ‘Bandwidth on Demand’ for businesses to enable them to efficiently manage their bandwidth requirements in real-time

Launched Google Assistant based Digital Customer Care Airtel's music streaming app Wynk Music got rated as 'Most Entertaining app of 2018' on Google Play Store

Airtel Tanzania won an Appreciation Award for the contributions and continued support in improvement of school environment in Tanzania by Tanga City Council and was also recognized for Mobile Health Support by Ministry of Health

Airtel's music streaming app Wynk Music got rated as 'Most Entertaining app of 2018' on Google Play Store


Emerged as the fastest network for download speeds according to independent industry leaders in speed and performance testing

Launched ‘Wynk Tube’ as an extension of Wynk Music to allow users to stream audio and video of popular tracks

Airtel Nigeria named as ‘Brand of the Year 2018’ by the Board of Editors of “Leadership”, one of the foremost newspapers

Deployed LTE 900 technology in 10 Circles to offer significantly better indoor 4G coverage

Airtel's Carrier Digital Platform won the 9th edition of Aegis Graham Bell Award for Wholesale Voice business under 'Service Innovation' category

Filed an application for Payment Service Bank (PSB) license with Central Bank of Nigeria

Became the first operator to launch 4G services in the Andaman and Nicobar islands

Airtel Africa Ltd announced an intended IPO on London and Nigeria Stock Exchanges during the year 2019-20

Airtel ranked amongst the top 10 companies (out of 100) in the Indian Corporate Governance Scorecard, an independent report jointly developed by Bombay Stock Exchange, International Finance Corporation and Institutional Investor Advisory Services (IIAS) with support from the Government of Japan. Bharti Airtel is the only telecom company to make it to the top 10

DoT accorded an In-principle approval for the merger of Consumer Mobile Business of Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Limited and Tata Teleservices Limited with Bharti Airtel Limited and Bharti Hexacom Limited subject to fulfillment of certain conditions

Subsequent to the balance sheet date, on May 03, 2019, the Company launched a rights issue of H 249.4 Bn. The right issue will close on May 17, 2019. The proceeds will be used to repay debt