Market analyst firm Wireless Intelligence has reported that airtel has now become the world’s fourth largest mobile operator with around 250 million customers. They have overtaken Telefonica Group to take the fourth spot.
China Mobile of course leads the charts with more than 680 million subscribers. Vodafone is at the second spot with 386 million customers.
Airtel could soon overtake America Movil Group which currently has around 251.8 million subscribers.
Reliance, Idea and BSNL are also in the top twenty places globally. Reliance is at eighth spot, Idea is at fourteenth while BSNL is losing out to other companies in twentieth spot.