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Telecom Industry in India – Analysis

June 11, 2017
Telecom Industry in India – Analysis

An IBEF view on Indian telecom industry: India is currently the world’s second-largest telecommunications market and has registered strong growth in the past decade and half. The Indian mobile economy is growing rapidly and will contribute substantially to India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to report prepared by GSM Association (GSMA) in collaboration with the […]

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The Indian Telecom Industry’s Debt Problem In Three Charts

June 11, 2017
The Indian Telecom Industry’s Debt Problem In Three Charts

India’s top seven telecommunications companies saw their total debt burden rise 20 percent in financial year 2016-17. From Rs 3,02,321 crore in the previous year to Rs 3,59,940 crore.

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Jio effect? Telecom industry is at its weakest

June 11, 2017
Jio effect? Telecom industry is at its weakest

The Indian Telecom sector has been under pressure for the last 8 years because of rising competitive and capex intensity. During this period the contribution of telecom services to GDP has declined from 2% of GDP in FY09 to just 1.2% in FY17.

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Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicator Report

April 8, 2017
Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicator Report

On April 7, 2017, TRAI released the “Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicator Report” for the Quarter ending December, 2016.

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It’s the survival of the biggest in India’s telecom industry

April 8, 2017
It’s the survival of the biggest in India’s telecom industry

Reliance Jio has sparked an unprecedented wave of consolidation in India’s telecom industry barely six months into its commercial roll-out. MintAsia examines the changing landscape.

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Telecom sector: Data war churns consolidation

April 8, 2017
Telecom sector: Data war churns consolidation

The largest merger in the Indian telecom industry between Vodafone India and Idea Cellular comes at a time when the sector is witnessing stiff competition as far as tariffs are concerned, something which were already very low for voice services owing to intense competition among the more than 10 mobile operators in the market barely […]

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India’s Internet economy to reach $250 billion by 2020

April 8, 2017
India’s Internet economy to reach $250 billion by 2020

India’s Internet economy is set to touch USD 250 billion, driven by strong addition in online users and explosive growth in data consumption, a BCG-TiE report said.

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Nearly 40% connections in India above 4 Mbps

April 8, 2017
Nearly 40% connections in India above 4 Mbps

India has 38% connections above the 4 Mbps threshold, according to a study conducted by content delivery network Akamai Technologies for its Q4 2016 State of the Internet report. Overall, connections above 4 Mbps saw 28% increase from the previous quarter, and 123% from the same quarter last year.

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The painful evolution of India’s telecom industry

February 11, 2017
The painful evolution of India’s telecom industry

In one telling of the history of India’s telecom revolution, former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and Sam Pitroda laid its foundations back in the 1980s. True or not—it has been argued that the revolution’s true progenitor was the Atal Bihari Vajpayee administration with its 1999 National Telecom Policy—Gandhi’s tragic assassination meant that he would never […]

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