Bharti Airtel now world’s fourth largest
TELECOMS| Oct. 21, 2012, 3:53 p.m.
Bharti Airtel reports that it now has over 250 million subscribers around the world.
Bharti Airtel, with operations in 20 countries across South Asia and Africa moved up one notch in the world wide ranking to be the fourth largest mobile operator in the world in terms of subscribers.
According to the Wireless Intelligence Scoreboard, Bharti now ranks fourth in the world for subscriber numbers.
China Mobile leads with 683.08 million connections, followed by Vodafone Group, America Movil Group and Bharti Airtel.
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