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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

Bharti Airtel, Sunil Mittal

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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