Bharti plans pre-Christmas launch

13 Oct 2008

Bharti Airtel has confirmed that it expects to roll out services in Sri Lanka by December, once interconnection issues with local telcos have been sorted out. ’We find the (Sri Lankan) regulator extremely supportive,’ Bharti Airtel Chief Executive Officer Manoj Kohli told reporters. ‘We are on track to launch the services … Interconnection issues have been nearly sorted out and the roll out is likely by December 2008,’ he added. China’s Huawei has been awarded a USD150 million network infrastructure contract.

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