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Bharti Airtel plan to acquire Telkom Kenya

Indian based telco Bharti Airtel is reportedly planning to acquire Kenya’s smallest telecoms operator, Telkom Kenya. The move is intended to help Airtel scale up its presence in East Africa and create a stronger challenger to Kenya’s dominant telco, Safaricom.  The company previously held talks to discuss a potential merger in 2018, but discussions ground [...]

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 [...]

Netflix has sealed the pact with Airtel, Videocon d2h and Vodafone

Netflix, the streaming media and video-on-demand (VOD) online platform, has partnered with Indias Airtel, Videocon d2h and Vodafone to bring its popular programs to consumers across direct-to-home (DTH) and mobile platforms throughout India. Programs like House of Cards and Narcos and the Crown will be available. Netflix content will be accessible to Bharti Airtel users [...]

Telenor retreats from Indian market; acquired by Bharti Airtel  

  Telenor Group, the Norwegian multinational telecommunications company, has opted for an exit from the Indian telecom market. The business will be sold to Bharti Airtel, the Indian global telecommunications services company. Both companies have agreed over the decision and regulatory approvals from the Department of telecommunications in India (DoT) and the Competition Commission of [...]

Airtel reinforce its app with ditto TV

Bharti Airtel, the Indian global telecommunications services company in India, has reinforced its app by adding ditto TV which is owned by ZEEL. The OTT service is actually taking on Reliance Jios streaming application Jio TV. Airtel will now, with this agreement, offer more than 100 TV channels live with catch-up options on its OTT [...]

Airtel Digital TV and Shemaroo launched classic Bollywood movies and music

Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Indias largest telecommunications provider Bharti Airtel, and Shemaroo Entertainment Limited, an Indian entertainment content house have come together to launch SadabaharHitz a collection of classic Bollywood movies and music. Available at a l fee of INR 39 per month, this ad free service can be watched on [...]

Airtel awaiting for TRAI’s approval to diffusing US firm content

Bharti Airtel is in negotiation with a US-based global content provider to offer exclusive video content to customers over intranet. The broadcaster has sent a letter to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in which it states that the US-based global content provider “wishes to offer video content on an exclusive basis over Airtels [...]