Bharti to double tower network by March 2008

21 Aug 2007

Bharti Airtel plans to double its network of telecom towers to 80,000 by March 2008 as it expands coverage into rural areas, the head of the Bharti group revealed today. ‘Most of these will be in remote rural areas. Rural telephony is the new mantra,’ chairman and managing director Sunil Mittal told reporters on the sidelines of a business conference.

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