Airtel prepays Rs 8,024 crore to clear high cost deferred liabilities for spectrum

Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications service provider in India, has prepaid Rs 8,024 crore to the Department of Telecom (Government of India) towards part prepayment of deferred liabilities pertaining to spectrum acquired in auction of year 2015.
Airtel mobile network IndiaThe said installments had an interest rate of 10 percent and have been prepaid by Airtel, leveraging much lower cost financing available to it. Airtel continues to enjoy access to a well-diversified sources of capital / financing, allowing it to have enhanced financial flexibility in its capital structure including optimised cost of financing using all opportunities for significant interest savings, like this prepayment.