airtelBharti Airtel has entered the elite club of top telecom companies. It is at number 25. It is the only Indian company in the list. Britain’s Vodafone which recently acquired Hutch is at number 1.

The study conducted by UK based brand valuation firm Brand Finance Plc, uses the parameters to calculate the brand value of the firm. Brand value is not tangible like the number of subscribers or the revenue generated. Airtel with 75 million subscribers is the number one mobile services provider in India. The reason for Airtel being at 25 and none of the other Indian companies featuring in the list their global presence (or the lack of it).

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