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Mobile operator revenue in India

Jio gains from TRAI’s interconnection policy and it will hit Airtel, Idea and Vodafone

Top telecom operators such as Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Vodafone India will face drop in profit if India government implements 57 percent cut...
Mobile leaders in Asia

Why 4G business showing depressing future for operators in India?

A recent forecast -- on the 4G industry in India -- from telecom industry body GSMA reveals less exciting future for mobile operators such...
India telecom Capex forecast by GSMA

GSMA predictions on India telecom revenue, Capex, 4G and 5G

GSMA today said Indian telecom operators’ Capex (capital expenditure) will decline to $5.9 billion in 2020 from $7.7 billion in 2016. The total revenue of...
SK Telecom 5G

Intel and Qualcomm shift focus to 5G promising better customer experience

Both Intel and Qualcomm are aiming to enhance their development activities in the 5G mobile field to increase market presence. A recent 5G consumer survey...
Sprint NFV network

Sprint reveals achievements from its NFV investment

Gunther Ottendorfer, chief operating officer of technology at Sprint, has revealed key achievements from its Network Function Virtualization (NFV) investment. Sprint’s NFV strategy is to...
MTS 5G trial in Russia

Why Indian telecoms are slow in making investment in IoT business?

Indian telecom operators’ lack of interest in buying 5G spectrum till 2019 indicates that their chance to grab the IoT business opportunity will be...
TelecomLead awards 2017

TelecomLead announces winners of TelecomLead Awards 2017  

TelecomLead.com, a prominent opinion and analysis website for telecom professionals globally, today announced the winners of TelecomLead Awards 2017. The award identifies achievers who stand...
wi-fi-investment

Why WiFi should be central for telecoms business strategy

We are currently experiencing a significant increase in mobile data traffic, which is expected to grow sevenfold by 2021 according to the latest Cisco...
Goldman Sachs report on 4G smartphone India

Why budget 4G phone will be vital for Airtel and Jio growth strategy?

Bharti Airtel is set to compete with Reliance Jio in the 4G smartphone market by introducing a cost effective phone at Rs 2,500 --...
3G 4G capable spectrum per circle

How Airtel investment strategy and spectrum help in taking on Jio

Manish Adukia and Piyush Mubayi of Goldman Sachs said investment in Capex (capital expenditure) by Airtel will be more than that of Vodafone and...
Reliance Jio and impact on MNP

Why Reliance Jio’s cost advantage may not last longer

Elara Securities said Reliance Jio’s cost advantage may not last longer. Reliance Jio has invested more than $20 billion to build its nationwide 4G...
Airtel data use and Jio impact

Airtel achievements after Jio’s 4G network launch

Elara Securities has analyzed some of the main achievements of Bharti Airtel following Reliance Jio’s launch of free data on its 4G network and...
Dialog Axiata Sri Lanka

BSS of the future for digital transformation for telecoms

With insatiable need to serve superior customer experience in the backdrop of dwindling revenues, new technologies like 5G is a good bet to support...
China Mobile plans

China Mobile outlines 4G, VoLTE and broadband growth strategy

China Mobile chairman Shang Bing has outlined the company’s network investment strategy and growth plans for 2017. China Mobile revenue in H1 2017 # Operating...
JioPhone comparison

Why JioPhone may struggle to find buyers in India?

JP Morgan has listed several reasons why JioPhone, the budget VoLTE phone from Reliance Jio, may struggle to find buyers in India. It may not...
Top ISPs in India in 2017

Is net neutrality regulation becoming a hot cake for TRAI and DoT

Net neutrality has become a hot cake for Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRAI) and Department of Telecom (DoT) at a time when some US technology...

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