Mobile/Wireless

Indian Telecom Subscription Crossed 1.12 Bln

February 11, 2017
Indian Telecom Subscription Crossed 1.12 Bln

Telecom subscriber base grew by 21.02 million to cross 1.12 billion at end-November 2016 thanks to large number of additions by Reliance Jio. “The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 1,102.94 million at the end of October 2016 to 1,123.96 million at the end of November 2016, thereby showing a monthly growth rate […]

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India beats US in 2016 mobile app market growth

January 22, 2017
India beats US in 2016 mobile app market growth

India’s mobile app market grew sharply last year, outpacing the US, and ranked number one in terms of Google Play downloads, highlighting the vibrancy of the country’s mobile ecosystem. Indians downloaded over 6 billion apps in 2016, up from 3.5 billion in 2015. That 71% growth was significantly higher than the overall 15% growth in […]

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Ensuring the Force is strong: Testing WiFi IoT devices

September 26, 2016
Ensuring the Force is strong:  Testing WiFi IoT devices

Areg Alimian, senior director, solutions marketing at Ixia explores the principles that should always underpin WiFi performance and resilience testing for complex IoT environments. “The Force is what gives a Jedi his power. It surrounds us and penetrates us; it binds the galaxy together.” This quote from Obi-Wan Kenobi in the original 1977 Star Wars […]

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Aerohive launches first software defined LAN Wi-Fi solution

September 26, 2016
Aerohive launches first software defined LAN Wi-Fi solution

Aerohive Networks has unveiled a solution for the Software Defined LAN (SD-LAN), which it says redefines the access layer with flexible wireless and wired networking capabilities. SD-LAN is a new architecture for access networks designed for organizations struggling to adapt their network to the constantly changing demands of mobility and their business. Aerohive is leading […]

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India’s Mobile User Base Touches 103.5 Crore: Telecom Regulator

September 17, 2016
India’s Mobile User Base Touches 103.5 Crore: Telecom Regulator

India’s mobile user base grew marginally to 1,035.12 million (103.5 crore) at the end of June this year, with state-run telecom firm BSNL regaining a spot among the top 5 players. Total telecom customer base (wireless and wireline) at the end of June stood at 1,059.86 million, up from 1,058.03 million at the end of […]

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4G to account for 17% of India’s total user base by 2020, 4G revenues to reach Rs 80K cr

September 17, 2016
4G to account for 17% of India’s total user base by 2020, 4G revenues to reach Rs 80K cr

Indian telecom industry’s Long Term Evolution (LTE) or 4G revenues will reach around Rs 80,000 crore in the next few years, significantly transforming the revenue mix of service providers, according to an ASSOCHAM-KPMG report.

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ASSOCHAM study shows stark tele-density difference across India

July 31, 2016
ASSOCHAM study shows stark tele-density difference across India

ASSOCHAM, or The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India, has released data from a study conducted on the tele-density distribution among the states of India. Tele-density refers to the number of individuals presently using a cellphone or a connected device, among every 100 individuals.

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India’s wireless tele-density reaches 74.55%: Trai

July 31, 2016
India’s wireless tele-density reaches 74.55%: Trai

India’s tele-density reached 76.55%, with the total subscriber base reaching 957.61 million that includes 569.56 million in urban and 388.05 million in rural regions, data on the sector regulator’s website showed.

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Mobile Data Usage in India doubles in 3 years

May 20, 2016
Mobile Data Usage in India doubles in 3 years

As more and more people start accessing the internet through their mobile phones, mobile data usage is increasing by the day. As per the latest available information with the government, mobile data usage has increased by 135% from 2013-14 to 2015-16. Except for 2012-13 where the absolute number of telephone connections went down by more […]

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