India to get $1 trillion digital economy?

India to get $1 trillion digital economy?

Mobile data usage witnessed unprecedented growth in 2017. Indian consumers have consumed more data than ever, putting the country amongst the leading data-consuming nations...

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Trai targets $100-bn investment in communications sector

Trai targets $100-bn investment in communications sector

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has issued a consultation paper seeking views of stakeholders on a New Telecom Policy, which is slated...

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Telecom buzz on ‘one licence’

Telecom buzz on ‘one licence’

The Narendra Modi government is looking to shake the foundations of the telecom industry by floating the idea of One Nation, One Licence for...

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Telecom market heading towards duopoly

Telecom market heading towards duopoly

Indian telecom market is turning duopolistic after Reliance Jio has garnered additional strength with the decision to acquire Reliance Communications’ assets, says Hindu Business...

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Will the telecom wars abate in 2018?

Will the telecom wars abate in 2018?

Since September 2016, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd has been laying the markers for the telecom sector. In 2016, it disrupted the sector by launching...

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Indian Telecom Industry in 2018

Indian Telecom Industry in 2018

Mobile data consumption in India surpassed the combined usage of the US and China in 2017, a year that saw the landscape of the...

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Smartphone prices have fallen in India

Smartphone prices have fallen in India

To everyone’s agreement, we can say that the year 2017 will be remembered as the year of transition for the smartphone industry, says a...

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The telecom wars will intensify in 2018

The telecom wars will intensify in 2018

The fag end of 2017 saw two big announcements in the telecom sector. The first was the 2G verdict by the CBI court, which...

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Teledensity decreases to 91.56 per cent in September

Teledensity decreases to 91.56 per cent in September

The overall teledensity in India marginally decreased to 91.56% in September 2017, compared with 93.71% in August 2017 due to a decline in the...

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India’s mobile phone customer base falls to 1.18 billion

India’s mobile phone customer base falls to 1.18 billion

India’s mobile phone customer base in October fell 0.41 percent, or a net 4.85 million, to 1.18 billion, data released by the country’s telecoms...

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India mobile sector to create USD217 bn value by 2020

India mobile sector to create USD217 bn value by 2020

Indian mobile industry is expected to create economic value of about USD 217 billion and create 5 million jobs by 2020, telecom minister Manoj...

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India to enter the new 5G era

India to enter the new 5G era

The Indian government set up ‘a high-level forum’ comprising bureaucrats and telecom experts, to elevate the country into the 5G era in just three...

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