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96% of mobile phones sold in India will be Made in India by 2020

August 29, 2017
96% of mobile phones sold in India will be Made in India by 2020

By 2020, almost 96 per cent of mobile phones sold in India will be locally manufactured, Economic Times reported quoting a research report by Enixta. India is set to increase its domestic localisation rate, says the report titled ‘Indian Mobile Phone market: Emerging Opportunities for fulfilling India’s Digital Economy Dream’, released by Enixta, an artificial […]

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India to Have 600 Million Broadband Connections by 2020

August 29, 2017
India to Have 600 Million Broadband Connections by 2020

Indian Communications Minister Manoj Sinha informed Parliament that the National Telecom Policy-2012 envisages 600 million broadband connections by the year 2020. He said that there were 422.19 million broadband subscribers and the Internet penetration (Internet subscriber per 100 populations) was 32.86 percent in the country as on March 31, 2017. The government has planned the […]

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Indian telecom market likely to cross Rs 6.6-trillion revenue by 2020

August 29, 2017
Indian telecom market likely to cross Rs 6.6-trillion revenue by 2020

Indian telecom industry has seen a paradigm shift from a voice centric market to a data-centric market and it is expected to cross Rs 6.6 trillion revenue mark by 2020, IANS reports quoting Communications Minister Manoj Sinha. The report quoting him as saying that while voice business still contributes a large chunk towards operator revenues, […]

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Telecom sector to create 3 million jobs by next year

August 29, 2017
Telecom sector to create 3 million jobs by next year

The telecom sector could generate 30 lakh jobs by 2018 on the back of rapid 4G technology deployments, rising data consumption, use of digital wallets and smartphone adoption, Money Control reported citing an ASSOCHAM-KPMG study. The optimistic job assessment comes at a time when telecom companies are battling financial stress and competition has led to […]

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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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