Meeting Customer Requirements Around the Globe Requires Strong Strategic Relationships
by Kevin W. Irland
The fifth and final installment of our Wholesale Spotlight Series features an interview with Eric Gillenwater, the head of Bharti Airtel USA, the U.S. operating division of New Delhi-based Bharti Airtel Limited.
Gillenwater provides an overview of Bharti Airtel USA, highlighting the importance of the reciprocal strategic global relationship between Airtel and Verizon. Gillenwater notes that Airtel purchases a variety of advanced networking solutions from Verizon, including Ethernet and IP, to serve his company’s Indian customers with operations in the U.S. In India, the purchase of services from Airtel enables Verizon to meet the requirements of its customers with Indian-based operations.
Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top four mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. Bharti Airtel had over 289 million customers across its operations at the end of January 2014. Visit the Bharti Airtel Limited website to learn more.
Verizon Global Wholesale offers a comprehensive portfolio of voice, data, Internet and advanced IT and security solutions to carriers, local service providers, Internet service providers, aggregators, integrators, resellers and content providers around the globe. Visit the Verizon Global Wholesale website for more information.
Editor’s note: You may find the previous installments in this series using the links below: