India's top mobile phone company, Bharti Airtel, said Friday it had reached a deal with Apple Inc. to sell the iPhone 3GS in India.
In a statement, the company said the pact would allow Bharti to bring the latest iPhone to India “in the coming months”.
The announcement came a day after Bharti submitted its bid in a bandwidth auction for third generation, or 3G, mobile telephony services in India.
The successful bidders will be allowed to offer 3G services on a commercial basis from September.
The auction is expected to give an extra fillip to India's mobile industry, already the fastest expanding globally, where scarcity of bandwidth has affected call quality.
Publish date: March 19, 2010 6:20 pm| Modified date: December 18, 2013 6:10 pm