New Delhi: Telecom major Bharti airtel on Thursday unveiled Wave as the name for its new logo. The airtel symbol comes as part of its new brand identity launch in November last year.

The name for the company's new logo is a result of online contest started six months back by Airtel.

"The name Wave, refers to the sweeping changes that Airtel strives to bring towards enriching the lives of its 200 million plus customers in 19 countries across Asia and Africa," Bharti airtel said in a statement.

Mukesh Chauhan, an engineer working with a company in Noida was declared as the winner of the contest for suggesting the name.

Also, five voters selected by the telecom operator will get a Samsung Galaxy Tab each.