Bharti Airtel, India's largest mobile operator, said that its revenues rose 9% year-on-year in the quarter ending September 30 to 98.46 billion rupees (2.08 billion US dollars) as the total customers on its network climbed 42% to more than 113 million. Year-on-year growth in the previous quarter was 17%. Non-voice services made up 15% of Bharti's total revenues in the quarter ending September 30 - unchanged from the previous year.
During the quarter, Bharti's capital expenditure was 22.78 billion rupees. As of September 30, Bharti's network covered 83% of India's population using 99,501 network sites compared with 77% using 82,554 sites on September 30, 2008. source: Bharti Airtel statement