Leading mobile operator, Bharti Airtel, is looking to launch Apple’s iPhone 4 in India in October, Chief Executive Officer for India and South Asia Sanjay Kapoor said on Monday. Bharti is also working with Apple Inc to start selling its iPhone 4 in India, hopefully in September or October, Sanjay Kapoor, the mobile operator’s chief executive for India and South Asia, said.
Airtel, which won 13 circles in the auction of airwaves for third generation (3G) telephony spectrum, shelling out Rs.12,295.46 crore ($2.73 billion), has also started gearing up its network to enable a quicker rollout of such services. “As far as 3G is concerned, a very large amount of the network is 3G ready. We are working towards an aggressive timeline,” said Kapoor.