NEW DELHI Feb 1 Bharti Airtel Ltd,
India's top mobile network operator, hopes to issue dollar bonds
of up to $1 billion in the current fiscal year that ends in
March, Sarvjit Dhillon, Group CFO at Bharti Enterprises, said on
Bharti Enterprises is the parent of Bharti Airtel which on
Friday reported a fall in net profit for the twelfth consecutive
quarter, missing estimates by a wide margin.
Bharti Airtel, controlled by billionaire Sunil Mittal, said
consolidated net profit fell to 2.84 billion rupees ($53.39
million) in the fiscal third quarter that ended Dec. 31, from
10.11 billion rupees a year earlier.
(Reporting by Devidutta Tripathy; Editing by Jijo Jacob)