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Peak investment cycle for Indian telecom companies is over

September 15, 2019

The peak investment cycle for Indian telecom companies is over and the intensity will slow down, said analysts tracking the sector. Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani had said during the company’s annual general meeting earlier this month that “the investment cycle for Jio is now complete”. He had said that only marginal investments in access […]

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Is India’s internet economy also slowing?

September 15, 2019

From biscuits to cars, India’s economic slowdown has already hit many sectors. Is the slowdown spreading to the lone bright spot: the internet economy? Rising smartphone penetration and the growth of Reliance Jio, which slashed data prices and disrupted the sector over the past few years, led to a phenomenal surge in India’s internet economy […]

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Indian wiresless subscribers touch 1.16 billion

July 7, 2019

Number of active wireless subscribers in India in April, 2019 was 999.68 million, said the telecom regulator. Total wireless subscribers (GSM, CDMA & LTE) increased from 1,161.81 million at the end of Mar-19 to 1,162.30 million at the end of Apr-19, thereby registering a monthly growth rate of 0.04%. The Wireless subscription in urban areas […]

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Telecom revenue to rebound with 7% growth this fiscal: Crisil

July 7, 2019

CRISIL believes the Indian telecom industry will reverse a two-year declining trend with a 7% revenue growth in fiscal 2020. The turnaround will ride on an increase in average revenue per user (ARPU) by 11%, though the overall subscriber base is expected to shrink by 4%. A protracted tariff war has pushed ARPU to a […]

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Batelco, Tata Communications Join Force

July 7, 2019

Batelco, Bahrain’s leading digital communications solutions provider is announcing an extension of its partnership with Tata Communications, a leading global digital infrastructure provider, to offer flexible and reliable data connectivity with expanded global reach; to service providers, mobile network operators (MNO) and ISPs in the Middle East. This new collaboration brings together Tata Communications’ global […]

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New BSNL broadband plans offer up to 3GB data per day, unlimited free calls

July 7, 2019

BSNL is not in great shape at the moment financially but the telecom operator isn’t giving up the fight to gain more customers. Yesterday, the monthly report on telecom market share suggested that BSNL is the only operator apart from Jio to gain new subscribers at a time when everyone is losing subscribers like water. […]

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Managing the Explosion of IoT and IIoT

July 7, 2019

By Lionel Snell,Editor, NetEvents There has been, and there will continue to be a whole lot of discussion in ITC circles about how to manage the explosion (or should we say tsunami?) of devices that are forming the Internet of Things (IoT). Little wonder, because this particular explosion is barely controlled by the IT industry […]

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5G in India a $1 trillion opportunity

February 17, 2019
5G in India a $1 trillion opportunity

The economic impact of 5G is estimated to be over one trillion dollars for India, which is aggressively positioning itself to be at the forefront of the new age technologies, PTI reported quoting Communications Minister Manoj Sinha. Vowing that India will “not miss the 5G bus”, the minister outlined the country’s strides in telecom over […]

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Indian Broadband Subscribers Cross 500 mln

February 17, 2019
Indian Broadband Subscribers Cross 500 mln

The number of broadband subscribers in India increased to 51.19 crore at the end of November 2018 as compared to 49.2 crore at October-end, showing a growth rate of 3.18 per cent on a month-on-month basis. While the number of Indians going online through mobile devices (phones and dongles) increased by 3.39 per cent, the […]

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