Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Bharti's participation in spectrum auction in doubt

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Friday 29 July 16

India's biggest mobile operator says it has no great need for additional spectrum, raising questions over sum government will generate from September's auction.

Comments made by Bharti Airtel chief executive Gopal Vittal this week suggest that India's largest mobile operator may not have a huge role to play in the country's upcoming spectrum auction. Vittal, who serves as CEO and managing director of the telco's India and South Asia business, indicated that Bharti Airtel is not in need of a significant amount of additional spectrum at present…

Comments made by Bharti Airtel chief executive Gopal Vittal this week suggest that India's largest mobile operator may not have a huge role to play in the country's upcoming spectrum auction. Vittal, who serves as CEO and managing director of the telco's India and South Asia business, indicated that Bharti Airtel is not in need of a significant amount of additional spectrum at present…

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