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Won't shy away from raising tariffs: Bharti Airtel's Sunil Mittal

'We hope that the spectrum pricing auction will be made attractive,' says Bharti chairman

Airtel, Sunil Mittal

Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Mittal says investments would be channelised in areas like 5G, fibre, and data centre business

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Telecom operator Bharti Airtel's chairman Sunil Mittal on Monday said the company won't shy away from raising tariffs. 

Mittal was speaking with investors a day after Airtel's board approved raising up to Rs 21,000 crore by way of rights issue, at a price of Rs 535 per share.

In a rare move, the Bharti Airtel Ltd chairman attended about an hour-long investor call, answering queries related to the rights issue as well as those pertaining to the telecom sector.

Asked if Airtel will take a lead in raising tariffs in future, Mittal said that the company has already been doing

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First Published: Aug 30 2021 | 3:54 PM IST

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