Bharti Airtel reaches 50 millionth mobile customer

Telecommunications services provider Bharti Airtel celebrated a significant milestone when it acquired its 50 millionth mobile customer in Africa.

Manoj Kohli, Bharti Airtel CEO (International) and joint Managing Director (image source: file photo)

Airtel 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,” said Manoj Kohli, CEO and Joint Managing Director, Bharti Airtel Limited.

“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.”

“We have made significant investments in our operations and brought in our ecosystem of world-class IT, networks and customer care partners to Africa and this achievement has been possible through their support and commitment.

Airtel will continue bring to Africa world-class and innovative voice & data services that delight customers and add value to their daily lives.”

Staff writer