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Bharti to launch 3G in India this year, too

India’s Bharti Airtel will join Tata DoCoMo and launch its 3G network by year-end, too. According to the company’s announcement, the new HSPA-based network will be “the best in world in terms of technology and will enable high peak user throughputs.” Folks in 13 telecom circles around the country will be able to connect, including…

Bharti Airtel acquires Zain Africa!

Bharti Airtel’s acquisition of Zain’s African networks, excluding Morocco and Sudan, is officially a done deal, worth $10.7 billion! The transaction implies an equity value of $9 billion and consideration will be fully satisfied in cash. Of that amount, $8.3 billion will be paid upon closing and $0.7 billion one year from closing. Additionally, the…

India’s Bharti Airtel launches Brew-powered HTC Smart

HTC Smart, which is the Taiwanese company’s first feature phone, has been launched in India by Bharti Airtel. The all-touchscreen phone gets its smarts from Qualcomm’s mass-market Brew platform, while keeping HTC’s famous Sense UI — though Brew is not the full-fledged mobile OS. As you probably know, Sense allows users to customize and personalize…

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