Sunil Mittal: News

27 Oct 2023

Bharti Airtel

OneWeb's satellite communication service to connect India from next month

OneWeb satellite communication service is ready to connect all regions of India starting next month, Sunil Mittal, Chairman of Bharti Airtel, announced on Friday.

25 Jan 2021


India's richest 100 earned Rs. 13 lakh crore since March-2020

India's top 100 billionaires saw their wealth increase by Rs. 13 lakh crore since March last year even as the COVID-19 pandemic led to severe job losses, Oxfam said in its latest report.

06 May 2020

Mukesh Ambani

Coronavirus wiped nearly a quarter of Indian billionaires' wealth: Forbes

The outbreak of COVID-19, which has claimed over 2.5 lakh lives and put a third of the world's population under lockdown, has wrecked economies completely.

10 Mar 2018


RBI fines Airtel bank Rs. 5 crore for violating eKYC-norms

India's apex bank, The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) slapped a penalty of Rs. 5 crore on Sunil Mittal owned-Airtel Payments Bank Limited for violating eKYC norms.

05 Feb 2018

Bharti Airtel

Singtel invests Rs. 2,650cr in Airtel, lifting stake to 48.9%

India's largest telecom operator Airtel has announced that one of Singapore's biggest telecom operators, Singtel (Singapore Telecommunications), will be investing Rs. 2,649 crore in Bharti Telecom Limited, increasing its total stake to 48.9% in the company.

23 Nov 2017


Bharti family pledges Rs. 7,000cr to university for free education

One of India's richest families, the Bharti family, has pledged 10% of their wealth, Rs. 7,000cr, to philanthropy.

23 Jun 2017

Bharti Airtel

Telecom sector will perish if tariff war continues, say firms

The writing is on the wall; the tariff war started by Mukesh Ambani-backed Reliance Jio, if left unchecked would leave behind only one or two non-state providers at the very end, according to Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Mittal.

30 Apr 2017

Bharti Airtel

H-1B visas: Sunil Mittal weighs banning big US tech companies

While answering a question on how he would react if Bharti Airtel was prevented from operating in certain geographical locations, telecom kingpin Sunil Bharti Mittal raised the question of whether India should prevent Facebook and Google from operating in the country.

Telecom spectrum auction proposed in July-December

The government is contemplating a fresh round of spectrum auction between July - December 2017.