Reliance, Bharti, Maxis, SingTel bidding for Sri Lankan mobile licence

27 Jul 2006

India’s Reliance Infocomm and Bharti (Airtel) have placed bids for Sri Lanka’s fifth mobile operator licence, competing with Malaysia’s Maxis Communications and Singapore’s SingTel. In all at least ten international bidders have joined the fight for the concession; the government is currently studying the bids.