Bharti's Safari

Prasad, Shishir; Goyal, Malinin; Dharmakumar, Rohin
March 2010
Forbes Asia;Mar2010, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p16
The article focuses on how Indian telecom giant Bharti Airtel Ltd.'s deal with African telecom operator Zain Telecom will affect its growth. Due to price war in the industry, all operators in the region are struggling to survive and the only emerging market that can offer future growth to the industry is Africa. But the shares of Bharti declined by 9% after the announcement of Zain deal. Industry experts say that regulatory difficulties of operating in African countries are worrying the market.


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