Moody’s forecasts continued growth for Bharti Airtel despite competition

Despite growing competition from Reliance Jio, Airtel remains the largest spectrum holder in the industry, says Annalisa DiChiara, vice president and senior credit officer at Moody’s


Airtel is the only mobile operator with 4G and 3G capabilities in all circles. Photo: Reuters
Airtel is the only mobile operator with 4G and 3G capabilities in all circles. Photo: Reuters

New Delhi: Moody’s investors service expects Bharti Airtel Ltd to see continued growth despite an increase in competitive intensity.

“Bharti remains the largest spectrum holder in the industry, and the only mobile operator with 4G and 3G capabilities in all circles, positioning it for continued growth, despite the rising level of competitive intensity, particularly following Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd’s launch in September,” said Annalisa DiChiara, vice president and senior credit officer at Moody’s, said on Wednesday.

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