“Bharti Airtel Ltd , India’s top mobile phone carrier, and its smaller rival Aircel separately said on Monday they would launch Apple’s iPhone 4 in India in the coming months,” Bharghavi Nagaraju and Devidutta Tripathy report for Reuters.
Nagaraju and Tripathy report, “With nearly 800 million mobile subscribers, India is the world’s second-biggest market for mobile phone services and is also the fastest-growing. But smartphones are estimated to account for just over 5 percent of the mobile handset sales. Indian carriers have recently started rolling out high-speed third-generation (3G) mobile networks, which is expected to boost sales of smartphones. Bharti had 159 million mobile subscribers as of end-February, while Aircel had 53.5 million.”
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