Bharti ramps up Airtel investment

21 May 2003

Bharti Tele-Ventures has released plans to invest a further INR12 billion in its mobile network Airtel over the next eight months. The investment will be channelled into the expansion of the network, both in terms of capacity and coverage. Airtel will add coverage of 300 additional towns, taking the total to 1,070 towns in 16 states; capacity will be increased to 6.6 million.