airtel provides mobile communications services across 16 markets in Africa: Burkina Faso, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Madagascar, Niger, Nigeria, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda , Zambia and now in Rwanda.
airtel’s African operations are owned by Bharti airtel Limited, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. The company offers mobile voice and data services, fixed line, high speed broadband, IPTV, DTH, turnkey telecom solutions for enterprises and national and international long distance services to carriers. Bharti airtel has over 200 million customers (November 2010) across its operations, including 50 million in Africa.
airtel is driven by the vision of making mobile communications affordable for all to give people the freedom to meet their daily challenges and to drive economic and social development. airtel is making a positive impact in the communities in which it operates through extending its networks to rural areas and through its education initiatives.