Bharti Airtel, on 30th June, said that it has become the third largest mobile operator globally in terms of subscribers with over 303 million mobile subscribers. As a result of which, Bharti Airtel soon rose 1.4% to Rs 419.30 on BSE after the announcement.
Sunil Mittal, chairman of Bharti Airtel, said “This is a major landmark in the journey of Airtel and underlines the strength of our business model and our brand that is loved by customers.”
China Mobile is currently the world’s largest mobile operator with 626.27 millions subscriber base, followed by Vodafone group of UK which stands 2nd with 403 million subscribers. China Unicorn is 4th with 299.09 million subscribers.
Airtel is an Indian Multinational Telecommunications company whose headquarter is in New Delhi. It is India’s largest mobile operator with about 200 million subscribers. It is also the largest operator in South Asia and it has its operations in 20 countries.
Source : WCIS Report (World Cellular Information Service)