Press Releases


  • 17. Airtel announces strategic collaboration with China Mobile

    03.03.2015

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  • 16. UNICEF and Airtel form Pan-African partnership to empower children and youth

    18.02.2015

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  • 15. Hike Messenger Introduces Free Voice Calling

    05.02.2015

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  • 14. Hike Acquires Voice Calling Company Zip Phone Gears Up to Launch Free Voice Calling

    08.01.2015

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  • 13. Airtel to divest telecoms tower assets in Zambia and Rwanda to IHS

    15.12.2014

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  • 12. Airtel launches its first 4G service in Africa

    28.11.2014

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  • 11. American Tower Corporation and Bharti Airtel Limited Announce Agreement for the sale of Tower Portfolio in Nigeria

    24.11.2014

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  • 10. BSB expands footprint in the Indian Mobile Internet space

    03.11.2014

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  • 09. Bharti Foundation announces the adoption of Dr. Kalam’s Teachers’ Oath by Satya Bharti School Teachers

    29.08.2014

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  • 08. Hike Messenger Crosses 35 Million Users; Raises $ 65 Million Led by Tiger Global

    27.08.2014

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  • 07. Bharti Foundation announces major initiative – ‘Satya Bharti Abhiyan’ - to improve household sanitation in Rural Punjab

    18.08.2014

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  • 06. Bharti Retail appoints Craig Wimsatt as Chief Operating Officer

    14.08.2014

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  • 05. Bharti Realty Appoints SK Sayal as MD & CEO

    04.08.2014

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  • 04. Bharti Airtel crosses 300 million customers milestone

    28.7.2014

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  • 03. Brightstar and Bharti Partner to Bring Latest Mobile Technologies and Services to Fast-Growing Indian Mobile Marketplace

    15.7.2014

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  • 02. Bharti Airtel appoints Srikanth Karra as Director – HR for India & South Asia

    15.5.2014

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  • 01. Airtel and IBM announce new services partnership

    2.4.2014

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How our Mobile towers are reducing carbon footprint

Mobile towers are the lifeline of any cellular network. A smooth network depends on uninterrupted and adequate supply of power. In many parts of India, power supply is erratic. Most towers have a diesel generator backup. The telecom industry, with nearly 6,00,000 towers, is the largest consumer of diesel today.

Bharti Infratel, one of India’s top tower companies, has taken a pioneering step towards replacing diesel generators with solar energy, reducing Co2 emissions by 2.5 tonnes per tower every year.

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