By Emeka Aginam
Leading telecommunications service provider with operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa,Bharti Airtel Limited has attained a significant milestone as it acquire its 50 millionth mobile customer in Africa.
However, the mobile operator has achieved this milestone within just 17 months of acquiring Zain’s mobile operations in 16 African countries and added 14 million new mobile customers during this period.
“This milestone demonstrates our continued dedication and commitment to Africa. We would like to thank our customers for reposing their faith in brand Airtel and we are committed to serving them with world-class services.
“ I would also like to thank the governments and regulators for their support and would like to reiterate that we share their vision of bridging the digital divide with affordable telecom services.” Mr. Manoj Kohli, CEO (International) and Joint Managing Director, Bharti Airtel Limited said in a statement.