Airtel Uganda has announced a new partnership with Vivo Energy in a bid to expand the Airtel Money Agent network. The partnership will see over 80 Shell service stations give Airtel Uganda subscribers the opportunity to seamlessly withdraw or deposit money using Airtel Money, reaffirming Airtel Uganda’s purpose of not...
Today, Airtel has announced the appointment of three key business leaders in The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Niger. The leadership roles, according to the company, will become effective as of October 1, 2014. Djibril Ouattara has been appointed the new Managing Director for Airtel Niger to bolster the company’s...
Bharti Airtel last week announced a partnership with brand and multimedia group TRACE and international music superstar Akon to launch what it described as Africa’s biggest mobile music challenge. Dubbed "Airtel TRACE Music Star," the competition will be rolled out across 13 Countries in francophone and anglophone Africa where the network...
Airtel Nigeria has partnered with 2go, a mobile focused social network,  to launch a new social bundle for data on Airtel’s service. According to 2go: “For only NGN 100 per week or NGN 200 monthly, Airtel subscribers can obtain unlimited access to 2go.” “The latest version of 2go adds voice notes that...
Bharti Airtel has named Yaya Touré  who is a Manchester City midfielder and Ivory Coast captain  as the new brand ambassador for Africa. Yaya Touré was unveiled together with the launch of a new tagline and campaign dubbed 'It's Now' aimed at positioning the telecommunication service provider future strategy in Kenya...
Helios Towers Africa (HTA) has signed an agreement with Bharti Airtel to buy off its telecom towers in Africa. The deal was made for an undisclosed amount. The India based  company will divest the towers across four countries in Africa, a move that will help it reduce debt and capital expenditure...
Bharti Airtel has reported  a 7.1 percent increase in revenues for its fiscal second quarter . According to the company, growth was driven by a 66.7 percent increase in mobile data revenues to INR 25.4 billion, and a 8.4 percent rise in the number of customers  which crossed the 300...
Airtel Uganda has announced a major milestone of hitting over 10million happy customers this year. This tremendous growth has cemented Airtel’s position as the fastest growing telecom in the country. “We are happy to announce that our customer base has grown to 10 million. This means we have been able...
Airtel Rwanda and Tigo Rwanda, a subsidiary of Millicom, have announced a partnership to pilot interoperability between their two mobile money transfer service platforms. This collaboration will allow Airtel Money and Tigo Cash subscribers to send and receive money directly into their mobile wallets without use of vouchers. Tano Oware, Acting Chief Executive...
Airtel Rwanda and IHS have closed the deal on acquisition of its towers in the country. The deal will see Airtel mobile subscribers enjoy more stable networks, higher network uptimes in which to make calls and a more universal service across the country.