BT has extended its reach even further across the globe and has acquired a significant stake in Bharti Cellular (BCL), the largest mobile operator in India.
BT will acquire a 22.5 per cent in BCL through its buyout of GMC, a subsidiary of CGE Group of France.
BCL operates one of the two cellular services in the Delhi license area and boasts 65,000 subscribers.
Iain Vallance, chairman of BT said: ?India is a key market for BT as it is one of the world?s largest emerging market for telecommunication services.?
This venture will become the latest in a line of BT cellular/mobile operations in areas including the UK, France, Spain and Japan, with a licence pending in Germany.
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