Bharti Airtel Aiming to Increase High ARPU Customer Base, Share of 4G Devices

Bharti Airtel, India’s leading telecom operator by subscriber said is aiming to increase the share of high ARPU on its network, and grab an increased share of 4G devices, the telco said in its investor presentation.

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The telco is also working towards driving rapid data consumption leveraging capacity and is also focusing on the postpaid adoption. Its postpaid base reached 17.7 million at the end of second quarter of the ongoing fiscal, up from 16.4 million in a year earlier period.

Airtel’s 20% customers of the total base were mobile broadband customers at the end of second quarter of the ongoing fiscal, up from 16% in a year earlier period, it said.

The telco, which recently launched its online store to sell smartphones, said that one of the focus areas for the company is to accelerate online as a channel to provide various services.

Under its five-pillar strategy, Airtel is trying to offer more services per users, besides increasing the base with an end-to-end portfolio, including home broadband service. The Sunil Mittal-led telco is accelerating home broadband through rapid expansion and speed upgraded, besides accelerating B2B business growth, and DTH adoption through HD upgrades. These steps are being taken to drive different revenue streams.

The telco’s 33% revenue in the last quarter came from non-mobile business against 29.1% in a year earlier period.

Airtel also added that it is working towards enhancing customer experience under its strategy. The telco said that its focus is also on digitised customer onboarding, customer care and analytics. The telco claimed that it has the lowest churn in the industry at 3.9% at the end of the second quarter.

Under its war on waste strategy, the telco said that it is aiming to accelerate active fiber sharing and joint sourcing of bandwidth, besides optimising network investment and driving zero-based costing.

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Gautam
Gautam

Airtel Volte is now live in Nagpur maharashtra.

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Sysy
Sysy

Here in MP also airtel VoLTE working fine..

Nikhil
Nikhil

Redmi Note 4?????

Gautam
Gautam

Mi max

Sandy
Sandy

Good joke, this trick is old now.

Gautam
Gautam

Its real bro.

Gautam
Gautam

If you have any acquaintance in Nagpur ask him. Its true.

Ram
Ram

Airtel is the only operator running on 2G in my home. Kerala-Alapuzha

Harmanveer Kaur
Harmanveer Kaur

LOL 🙂 Airtel is the only operator in Punjab that has every town and village covered with 2G, 3G and 4G.

Nikhil
Nikhil

It costed 250rs per GB once upon a time!!!!!

Kaushik
Kaushik

I should say the same about Idea in MPCG…..But even so, Jio has risen way too fast in comparison with all of these telcos.

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