Tag Archives: Airtel

Airtel and Tigo launch AirtelTigo in Ghana

The new telecoms company, born from the merger of mobile operators Airtel and Tigo, unveiled its new brand name this November 14, 2017. It is AirtelTigo. According to Roshi Motman, the President and CEO of the new company, the combination of the two brands reflects the union of talents, technologies and tactical expertise of both [...]

Airtel and Millicom merger sealed in Ghana

The deal is closed for Bharti Airtel and Millicom International Cellular to become the second largest operator with 10 million mobile subscribers in Ghana. The companies have made an official announcement to merge their telecom operations. The merger will be a 50:50 stake and the governance rights of the new entity will generate revenues of [...]

Robi Axiata partners with Airtel for network integration

Robi Axiata Limited, the mobile network operator of Bangladesh has partnered with Airtel (global brand of Bharti Enterprise of India) in Sylhet for the network integration process in the named region of Bangladesh. Both users of Airtel and Robi will benefit from this combined network. While Airtels subscribers will have double coverage in addition to [...]

Airtel Pay TV subs at its highest peak

619,000 new subscribers in the first quarter of the year. This is the new record, never attained in 20 quarters by the Indian DTH provider. It has also moved into positive EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes) territory for the first time.   The DHT industry is constantly expanding. Motivated by the government, they have [...]

Airtel Digital TV adds 530 000 subscribers in Q3

The DTH arm of Bharti Airtel, Airtel Digital TV added 530000 net subscribers in the third quarter of the fiscal year which represent one of its highest in the last 18 quarters. However, average revenue per user(ARPU) saw a small increase of 2% growth on the quarter-on-quarter basis representing INR 229(US$ 3.37) compared to INR [...]

Launch of 4G: Operators to invest massively in digital advertising in 2016

Telecom operators in India are expected to engage in a major battle to attract data hungry users to subscribe to their offers. The promotion of 4G is predicted to boost advertising sector 15% during the year. “The industry is expecting operators like Airtel, Vodafone and forthcoming Reliance Jio to spend millions of dollars on advertising [...]

Airtel adds Eros Now content on Wynk Movies

Bharti Airtel, the telecom giant, has partnered with Eros Now for its mobile TV applications, Wynk Movies. The deal will enable Wynk Movies subscribers access content from the media firm, Eros Entertainment. Wynk Movies offers curated videos and movies from other platforms such as HOOQ, Sony LIV, Youtube and Dailymotion. Airtel is planning to expand [...]

Axom Communications, Airtel in pact

Axom Communications and Cable and Airtel have entered into an agreement for a better bandwidth availability and connectivity across all the seven north eastern states. This bandwidth would easily help in connecting all the seven north eastern states. Before the cable TV digitisation starts in full swing in phase III and IV, we have already [...]

Tata Sky, Airtel add Disney Junior to line up

Two Indian DTH operators, Tata Sky and Airtel digital TV, have added kids channel, Disney Junior, to their line-up of channels. Disney Junior is an engaging, learning-focused and unique Disney destination with elements that encourage early childhood development, wrapped in strong emotionally connected storytelling, said Nikhil Gandhi, Vice President and Head of Revenue, Media Networks [...]

Airtel launches Pocket TV on Android & iOS

Indian telco, Airtel, has launched Pocket TV, a digital TV services on mobile phones for Android app powered by mobile value-added service provider, Digivive. This service, priced at Rs 60 per month, streams live content from over 150 channels. The application will be extended to iOS within a month. Besides live streaming, Pocket TV will [...]