13 Facts About Aircel


Aircel was founded by Chinnakannan Sivasankaran and commenced operations in Tamil Nadu in 1999.

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Aircel was founded by Chinnakannan Sivasankaran from Kovilur village, Cheyyar taluk, Tiruvannamalai district and started its operations in the Tamil Nadu telecom circle in 1999.

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On 14 September 2016, Reliance Communications and Aircel announced the merger of their mobile network operations.

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Aircel had planned to shut down its operations in unprofitable circles including, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh from 30 January 2018.

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In 2011, Aircel became the launch partner for Apple iPhone 4 along with Bharti Airtel.

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Now Aircel is under the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process From 12 March 2018.

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Aircel was the main shirt sponsor of Indian Premier League cricket team Chennai Super Kings and I-League football team Shillong Lajong FC.

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Aircel was the principal sponsor for Atletico de Kolkata FC who play in the Indian Super League football competition.

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Aircel sponsored the Save the Tiger campaign for protecting India's tigers.

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The brand ambassadors of Aircel included the Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Tamil actor Suriya.

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Aircel engaged with boxer Mary Kom, Tamil actors Dhanush and Sameera Reddy.

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Aircel is being investigated by CBI for alleged irregularities in the Maxis takeover.

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Aircel was one among seven operators to receive notices from the Department of Telecommunications for not meeting radiation norms in their base tower stations in September 2012.

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