Media Statement from Bharti
Bharti Airtel Holdings (Singapore) Pte. Limited (“Bharti”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Bharti Airtel Ltd and Warid Group (“Warid”) have reached an agreement, wherein, Bharti will acquire 30% equity stake of Warid in Airtel Bangladesh Limited. With this, Bharti will own 100% of Airtel Bangladesh Limited. Bharti had acquired 70 percent stake in Warid Telecom, Bangladesh in January 2010.
About Bharti Airtel
Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 4 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 271 million customers across its operations at the end of March 2013. To know more please visit, www.airtel.com