Bharti Airtel acquiring Congo operations from Warid

Bharti Airtel has confirmed that it has reached an agreement with the Warid Group to acquire Warid Congo SA.

The deal will bolster Airtel’s position in Africa by making it the largest operator in Congo Brazzaville, with roughly 2.6 million subscribers.

Currently, Airtel is the second largest operator in the country with 1.6 million customers; Warid is third place with around 1 million. Source:, Firs Published on 07 NOVEMBER 2013