TITLE

Airtel's Big Test

AUTHOR(S)
Mittal, Sunil Bharti
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Business Today;4/8/2007, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses challenges being faced by India-based telecommunications company Airtel. Vodafone has acquired Airtel's rival Hutchinson-Essar and Vodafone CEO Arun Sarin aims to capture the number one spot in the Indian telecommunications market. Airtel also has to maintain its market leadership without CEO Sunil Mittal who will retire.
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24529077

 

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