Archive for May 24th, 2007

Airtel sets a new record by crossing a subscriber base of 40 million GSM customers

May 24, 2007

Bharti Airtel is the largest GSM service provider in India. This week Airtel subscriber base crossed 40 million, a first in India; in the process Airtel becomes the 10th largest GSM service provider in the world, China Mobile with 316 million subscriber being way ahead of every one else.

Interestingly, while it took Airtel 11 years to get the first 20 million subscribers, it acquired the next 20 million subscribers in just 13 months!