Bharti Airtel set for shake up

first_img Kavit joined Mobile World Live in May 2015 as Content Editor. He started his journalism career at the Press Association before joining Euromoney’s graduate scheme in April 2010. Read More >> Read more Bharti Airtel restructures to sharpen digital focus Bharti Airtel scheduled a board meeting for this week to discuss future strategic plans and outline a reorganisation of shares of its subsidiaries.In a stock exchange filing, the operator said its board would meet on 17 February. The reorganisation of its shareholding framework of subsidiary companies could involve consolidation or acquisition of shares, which would be financed by issuing equity shares or from cash.It did not provide details on which subsidiaries it could be targeting.Bharti Airtel’s board approved an INR75 billion ($1 billion) fundraising move earlier this month, involving issuing securities including bonds, as it builds a war chest for spectrum auctions due to begin in March, as well as the long-awaited rollout of 5G service.The operator reported a return to profitability in its most recent quarter, with net income of INR8.5 billion driven by mobile revenue growth and uptake of data plans. Subscribe to our daily newsletter Back Related Kavit Majithia HomeAsiaNews Bharti Airtel set for shake up Previous ArticleFresh funds sought by Vodafone IdeaNext ArticleFormer Vodafone chief Colao leads Italy digitalisation Asia center_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore1 15 FEB 2021 Bharti Airtel makes enterprise IoT play Author Airtel returns to profit Tags Bharti-Airtellast_img read more

eFootball.Pro to broadcast on French television through ES1

first_imgeFootball.Pro has reached a broadcast agreement that will see it broadcast on French television channel ES1.The inaugural season of the Pro Evolution Soccer competition will be broadcast in its entirety on the channel from March 19th.Image credit: eFootball.ProEven though it kicked off in early December 2018, ES1 will show the backlog of matches up until the finals of the tournament on May 19th. The channel will air numerous reruns of each day of action and has tapped Alix Dulac, a PES journalist, and Sofian Le GEEK, a YouTuber and Manager of Neo Esports, to commentate.Six teams compete in eFootball.Pro, and they will all be recognisable to football fans. The teams that take part are Barcelona, Schalke 04, AS Monaco, Celtic FC, Boavista FC, and FC Nantes.ES1 has previously broacast the likes of Rainbow Six Siege Pro League, Six Major Paris, Rainbow Six Siege Coupe de France, DreamHack Open Leipzig, PUBG Global Invitational, and The International.Just last month, eFootball.Pro entered an agreement with German television channel Sport1 to broadcast matches and highlights across its network. Brokered by Sportrader, the deal result in gameplay from the event being broadcast on eSports1, as well as Sport1’s website and YouTube channel.Esports Insider says: eFootball.Pro hasn’t necessarily put up big numbers online but it does have a number of television broadcast agreements at this point so it’s hard to know just how many eyes are on the competition. It’s clear that Konami is trying hard to push it and we’re glad to see that they’re being proactive about boosting viewership in different countries.Subscribe to ESI on YouTubelast_img read more