Thu, Mar 30, 2017 | updated 04:22 PM IST

New Delhi [India], Mar 28 (ANI): Largest telecommunications services provider Bharti Airtel Limited on Tuesday announced the successful completion of the secondary sale of over 190 million shares of its subsidiary Bharti Infratel Limited (Bharti Infratel) representing 10.3 percent, to a consortium of funds advised by KKR and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for a total consideration of over Rs. 6,193.9 crore (approx. USD 951.6 million), executed at a price of Rs. 325 per share.

New Delhi [India], Mar. 21 (ANI): After telecom majors Idea Cellular and Vodafone India Ltd. (VIL) announced the acceptance of their merger, credit rating body ICRA believes that this consolidation will be positive for the industry, as it would restore some pricing power and give better bargaining terms with vendors and suppliers.

New Delhi [India], Mar 3 (ANI): Bharti Airtel and Millicom International Cellular S.A on Friday announced that both the companies have, through their respective subsidiaries entered into an agreement for Tigo Ghana Limited and Airtel Ghana Limited to combine their operations in Ghana.

New Delhi [India], Mar 2 (ANI): Largest telecommunications services provider Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced that it has been rated as India's fastest mobile network by Ookla - the global leader in broadband testing and web-based network diagnostic applications.

New Delhi [India], Feb 27 (ANI): India's largest telecommunications services provider Bharti Airtel on Monday announced radical changes in its value proposition for domestic and international roaming as the customers will now be able to carry their numbers across India and the world and stay connected all the time without having to worry about high call/data charges.

New Delhi [India], Feb 23 (ANI): India's largest telecommunications services provider Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Telenor South Asia Investments to acquire Telenor (India) Communications.

Delhi HC adjourns Vodafone's plea against TRAI
Updated: Feb 16, 2017 16:53 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb. 16 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Thursday adjourned the plea by the top companies Vodafone IN, Bharti Airtel against the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for imposing fines on them.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 27 (ANI): Telecom operator Idea Cellular is set to launch a variety of apps across movies, TV, music, games and others next week as part of its bid to transform into a full-fledged digital services company, in competition to the new entrant- Reliance Jio Infocomm.

Airtel to raise funds to contend with Jio
Updated: Jan 20, 2017 19:54 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan. 20 (ANI): Bharti Airtel intends to raise funds via a private placement of bonds in order to take on Reliance Jio Infocomm.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 13 (ANI): After having successfully run pilot programmes in Rajasthan, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, Bharti Airtel officially launched 'Airtel Payments Bank' on Thursday here.

New Delhi [India], Jan.11 (ANI): Bharti Airtel will launch Airtel Payments Bank on Thursday in presence of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Bharti Enterprises Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal.

New Delhi [India], Dec 15 (ANI): The market on Thursday opened lower after tracking global markets reacting to Federal Reserve's interest rate hike.

New Delhi [India], Sep 1 (ANI): Shares of Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular tanked in intra-day trade Thursday after Reliance-owned Jio announced free voice calls, zero roaming charges, cheap data and a four-month introductory offer for free.

Sensex, Nifty end higher; HUL, Coal India down
Updated: Aug 18, 2016 16:24 IST

New Delhi, Aug 18 (ANI): The market on Thursday ended in green as the Sensex traded up 118.07 points or 0.4 percent at 28123.44.

New Delhi, Aug 3 (ANI): The market on Wednesday ended in red after a lot of struggle that dragged Sensex to close down at 284.20 points or one percent at 27697.51.

New Delhi, Aug 2 (ANI): The market on Tuesday ended flat with the Sensex down 21.41 points at 27981.71, while the Nifty was down 13.65 points or 0.2 percent at 8622.90.

Airtel to promote Rajinikanth's 'Kabali'
Updated: Jul 13, 2016 12:22 IST

New Delhi, July 13 (ANI): Indian global telecom service major Bharti Airtel has announced the launch of exclusive products and services to support Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming movie 'Kabali'.

New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): The market on Thursday opened on a flat note amid mixed Asian cues with the Sensex gaining 35.97 points at 27202.84, and the Nifty rising 6.05 points at 8342.

New Delhi, July 5 (ANI): The market on Tuesday opened mildly green as the Sensex rose up 60.53 points or 0.2 percent at 27339.29 and the Nifty gained 8.60 points or 0.1 percent at 8379.30.

New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): One of India's paramount payment solution company PayU India announced appointment of former Bharti Airtel's executive Sachin Singhal as its Head of Consumer Business.

Sensex, Nifty opens with gain; Infosys surge
Updated: May 16, 2016 11:03 IST

New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): The market on Monday opened in green with the Sensex trading up 101.04 points or 0.4 percent at 25590.61, and the Nifty is up 26.55 points or 0.3 percent at 7841.45.

Sensex, Nifty open flat; Tata Motors down
Updated: May 10, 2016 10:03 IST

New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): The market on Tuesday opened flat as the Sensex witnessed downfall of 15.74 points at 25673.12.

New Delhi, April 11 (ANI): The market on Monday posted the biggest intra-day gains in the last eight trading sessions with the Sensex up by 348.32 points or 1.4 percent at 25022.16.

Nifty, Sensex end negative ahead of Fed meet
Updated: Mar 15, 2016 16:22 IST

New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): The market on Tuesday ended lower as expected with the Sensex dipping 253.11 points or one percent at 24551.17.

Nifty opens above 7550, Sensex gains over 150 pts
Updated: Mar 14, 2016 10:02 IST

New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): The market on Monday opened on a positive note with the Sensex surging 174.69 points or 0.7 percent at 24892.68.

New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): A Vedanta group company Sterlite Technologies has signed partnership deals with mobile carriers like Bharti Airtel and Tata Teleservices, and internet service provider Spectranet to offer them with fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network in the country.

Call drops: SC agrees to hear telcos' plea
Updated: Mar 03, 2016 15:03 IST

New Delhi, Mar. 3 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a petition filed by two cellular operator associations, challenging a Delhi High Court order in which it upheld the decision of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) making it mandatory for the cellular operators to pay consumers Re.1 per call drop experienced on their networks.

Nifty, Sensex end weak; Tata Motors up
Updated: Feb 12, 2016 16:13 IST

New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): The market witnessed biggest weekly losses since July 2009. The Sensex ended up 34.29 points or 0.1 percent at 22986.12 and the Nifty was up 4.60 points at 6980.95.

Vodafone all set to launch 4G in Mumbai
Updated: Feb 09, 2016 12:27 IST

New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): After acquiring 4G (LTE) spectrum in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Kerala and Karnataka circles in the February 2014 auctions, Vodafone India, the second largest mobile network operator, is now set to launch its high-speed 4G services in Mumbai following the roll-out in Delhi-NCR last week.

Nifty eyes 7600, Sensex firm; Lupin, Bharti up
Updated: Feb 01, 2016 10:50 IST

New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): The market gained marginal strength amid volatility with the BSE Sensex rising up 62.88 points to 24933.57 and the Nifty climbing 26.35 points to 7589.90.