Airtel mulls acquisition of RCom spectrum, equipment - report

Tuesday 28 November 2017 | 08:03 CET | News
Indian operator Bharti Airtel is interested in acquiring spectrum and equipment from Reliance Communications (RCom), The Economic Times reports, citing an Airtel spokesperson. RCom is currently in a process run by its lenders to sell assets piece by piece to reduce its debt. "We have expressed our interest only in buying select spectrum and some equipment", the spokesperson said.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel / Bharti Airtel / Infratel / RCom / Reliance Communications / Reliance Jio
Countries: India
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