India ARPU June 2018

Telecoms look for revenue growth and new business models

The year 2018 was a tough phase for the Indian telecom industry including network suppliers and mobile operators due to several factors. First, India’s mobile...
5G spectrum auction in 2018 report by GSA

5G spectrum auction picks up in 2018 — report by GSA

5G was the buzz word in 2018 for the telecom industry as 10 countries have auctioned / allocated / licensed spectrum for 5G network...
5G innovation from Huawei

Has United States stretched too much to block Huawei?

Some telecom professionals believe that Germany’s Deutsche Telekom and Japan’s SoftBank decided to remove Huawei network from their operations in their domestic markets under...
airtel mobile subscribers in rural India

How Airtel achieved mobile subscriber growth in rural India

Bharti Airtel has 348.52 million plus subscribers including 171.53 million in rural India – grabbing 33.23 percent share in June 2018. The percentage of...
Airtel India's fastest network

Airtel retains #1 telecom operator status – ahead of Vodafone Idea

Airtel has retained its position as the largest telecom operator in India based on the revenue in the second quarter of fiscal 2018-19. Vodafone Idea,...
Telstra 5G WiFi in Australia

Is 5G business growing beyond a marketing tool for telecoms?

5G is becoming a marketing tool for several telecom operators worldwide amid concerns that it does not support ARPU growth or reduce margin pressure...
5G survey by IHS Markit

Europe gears up for 5G without increasing network Capex

Some of the top telecom operators in Europe are gearing up to launch 5G services without making much increase in investment in networks. The new...
LTE launch status August 2018

Is Ericsson eating into Huawei share in mobile infrastructure market?

The high single-digit growth rate achieved in mobile infrastructure market in the third quarter of 2018 is good news for Huawei, Ericsson, Nokia, ZTE...
TelecomLead Innovation Leaders 2018 logo

Winners of TelecomLead Innovation Leaders Award 2018 announced, the flagship online news website from Kizhakedath Media Services Pvt. Ltd., today announced the winners of the TelecomLead Innovation Leaders Award 2018., a...
Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal on 4G

Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal salutes winning team, reveals growth strategy

Airtel India CEO Gopal Vittal has shared a letter with the company team members ahead of the second anniversary of free offers from Reliance...
Swisscom and 5G

5G investment promises challenging phase for telecoms in India

The recent research reports indicate that India telecom operators will take 5-6 years or more to derive gains from their investment in 5G spectrum...
Jio Giga Fiber India

Reliance JioGigaFiber: What broadband customers want?

Reliance Jio, which disrupted Indian telecom market with free voice services to promote 4G, today began registration for optical fibre based fixed-line broadband service. Download...
TRAI chairman

Why TRAI’s next few years under RS Sharma will be stormy

Ram Sewak Sharma, chairman of India’s telecoms regulator TRAI, who took on global tech giants Facebook and Apple and supported 5G spectrum auction, has...
5G spectrum price in India

Why Indian telecoms will skip 5G spectrum auction?

Care Ratings Chief Economist Madan Sabnavis and Research Analyst Bhagyashree C Bhati have explained why India is not ready for making investment in 5G...
Telecom tower testing

Airtel leads telecom revenue share vs Vodafone Idea and Jio

Bharti Airtel has dominated the Indian telecom market in terms of revenue in the first quarter of 2018-19 against Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio. The...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 mobile platform

What’s next for Qualcomm after dropping NXP deal?

Qualcomm, a manufacturer of telecom chips and mobile processors, announced its decision to terminate the $47 billion agreement to acquire NXP due to lack...



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