Six Indian companies figure in the 2007 Information Technology 100 list, which is BusinessWeek’s ranking of the top 100 global technology performers. Bharti Airtel, Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys, Wipro, Satyam Computer Services and HCL Technologies are those mentioned in the list.

US-based, Cognizant Technology Solutions, which has most of its development centres in India, is also in the list. This year cable companies that expanded into telecom were also included, BusinessWeek says on its website.

The list includes companies operating in web retail, telecom, wireless, and technology product and software services.

Bharti was the top ranking Indian company in the list, but dropped to 14th this year from the 10th place last year. Satyam dropped to 73, from 48 last year, while Infosys, TCS and Wipro have moved up. HCL is the new entrant on the list this year.

TCS has moved to 23rd position, up from 34th last year; Infosys has jumped 12 places, to 30th, and Wipro eight places ahead to 49. Cognizant was ranked this year at 70, up from 84th position last year, says the report. The report will be published in the July 2 issue of BusinessWeek.