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Profits shrink for India's mobile carriers

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India's telecom market is the fastest growing in the world with new subscribers being added to the existing list everyday.

So why is it that companies like Bharti Airtel are on the lookout for assets elsewhere?

Supriya Menon talks to experts and companies, and asks if buying rivals in Africa and other emerging markets is the best way to grow profits.

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