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Just 2 players in telecom mkt will be tragic: Bharti Airtel's Sunil Mittal

According to DoT estimates, Vodafone Idea owes Rs 58,400 crore as AGR dues

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Sunil Mittal

Megha Manchanda New Delhi
Terming India’s near duopoly telecom space “tragic”, Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal said a large country like India needed at least three mobile players.
 
“In India, from 12 operators we are down to nearly two and a half … will it go down to two? In my view it would be tragic. India is a very large country and it deserves to have three private sector telecom players and I hope we end up with that situation,” he said at the Qatar Economic Forum.
 
Vodafone Idea came under a lot of stress after the Supreme Court in September

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First Published: Jun 22 2021 | 11:50 PM IST

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