Bharti Airtel today announced its 60 millionth customer in Africa. Airtel, which recently became the fourth largest mobile operator in the world in terms of subscribers, added 10 million customers across its operations in 17 African countries in less than 12 months of having crossed 50 million subscribers.
“Since launching the Airtel brand in Africa in 2010, Airtel has been on a steady growth path,” said Andre Beyers, chief marketing officer, Airtel Africa.
Since celebrating its 50 millionth customer, the company has embarked on a journey to build the largest 3G network across the continent. To date, Airtel has rolled out its 3.75G network to 14 countries.