Monday, 19 November 2018

Aircel's days numbered but sell-off will not be simple

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Wednesday 08 November 17

Another Indian mobile operator is planning its exit from the market, but it will likely split up its assets among rival players

Aircel could be coming to the end of the road in India's mobile market, following the failure of its bid to merge with Reliance Communications, local press reports predict, but with legal issues hanging over its spectrum holdings, there will be no easy exit route for the telco. India's sixth largest mobile operator could well end up selling its customer base to one of its rivals and its infrastructure assets…

Aircel could be coming to the end of the road in India's mobile market, following the failure of its bid to merge with Reliance Communications, local press reports predict, but with legal issues hanging over its spectrum holdings, there will be no easy exit route for the telco. India's sixth largest mobile operator could well end up selling its customer base to one of its rivals and its infrastructure assets…

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