for his pioneering developments in wireless radio communications. for his pioneering developments in wireless radio communications.
the first experimental electric telegraph Line was started between Kolkata and Diamond Harbor. In 1851, it was opened for tBritish East India Company
2. According to the CII Ernst & Young report titled &apos;India 2012: Telecom growth continues&apos;, revenue from India&apos;s telecom services industry is projected to reach US$ 54 billion in 2012, as against US$ 31 billion in 2008. -----http://www.ibef.org/artdispview.aspx?in=72&art_id=25242&cat_id=470&page=2
1.) Adapted from TRAI magazine 2009-2010 2.) Economictimes 3.) According to a study by Stanford University and consulting firm BDA, the Indian Mobile Value Added Services is poised to touch US$ 2.74 billion by 2010.---http://www.ibef.org/artdispview.aspx?in=72&art_id=25242&cat_id=470&page=1
1.)-1.1 Under Trai’s proposed spectrum allocation model, Tata Tele, Telenor and Loop may have to live without startup GSM airwaves in a host of locations for months. The reason: Trai believes adequate spectrum should first be made available to existing operators with networks and subscribers to help them perform their operations efficiently. – ET -12/05/2010 1.2.1 ) The regulator also proposed to do away with existing subscriber-linked criteria and came up with a new formula for paying spectrum charges beyond 6.2MHz. Under the new formula, GSM operators will pay the same price discovered in 3G auction for spectrum beyond 6.2 MHz, while CDMA operators will have to pay the same beyond 5MHz. – BS -12/05/2010 1.2.1 ) According to the mergers and acquisitions guidelines laid down by Trai, the total spectrum held by the combined entity would not go beyond 14.4MHz/10MHz (for GSM/CDMA). It will also have to pay for the spectrum beyond 6.2MHz. – BS- 12/05/2010 1.2.3) Trai also recommended the removal of three-year lock-in period for mergers and acquisitions. It also suggested paying of one-time fee for spectrum beyond 6.2MHz, which is likely to impact existing operators such as Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Essar and BSNL - – BS- 12/05/2010 1.3) http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/trai-starts-process-for-4g-technology-to-give-recommendations-soon/00/03/385105/
Telecom Industry : Changing Facets (Indian Market)
In 1850, British east Indian Company opened Telegraph Line between Calcutta and Diamond Harbour
The Indian telecommunications industry
Is the world's fastest growing telecommunications industry.
671.69 Million telephone (landlines and mobile) subscribers and 635.51 Million mobile phone connections as of June 2010
India's mobile phone market is the fastest growing in the world, with companies adding some 20.31 million new customers in March 2010.
2nd largest telecommunication network in the world in terms of number of wireless connections after China
The first operator is the state-owned incumbent BSNL.
Telecommunication policies were revised to allow private operators, companies such as Vodafone, Bharti Airtel, Tata Indicom, Idea Cellular, Aircel and Loop Mobile have entered the space. see major operators in India
1) China Mobile Country – China, Subscribers: 532.9 million Revenue: $66.2 billion , Market Cap: $225.0 billion Employees: 138268 2) Vodafone Group Country – UK, Subscribers: 333 million Revenue: $65.7 billion, Market Cap: $115.7 billion Employees: 79097 3) China Unicorn Country – China, Subscribers: 284 million Revenue: $22.6 billion, Market Cap: $27.9 billion Employees: 205200 Top 10 telecom companies in the World (updated - 31 May 2010) 4) Telefonica Country – Spain, Subscribers: 264 million Revenue: $79.1 billion , Market Cap: $107.1 billion Employees: 250000 5) America Movil Country – USA, Subscribers: 201 million Revenue: $29.3 billion, Market Cap: $78.3 billion Employees: 55627
6) France Telecom Country – France, Subscribers: 192.7 million Revenue: $64.1 , Market Cap: $62.6 billion Employees: 180000 7) Bharti+Zain Country - Bharti - India, Zain - Kuwait , Subscribers: 163.6 million Revenue: $9.2 billion, Market Cap: $46.91 billion Employees: 31201 8) AT&T Country – USA, Subscribers: 150 million Revenue: $123 billion, Market Cap: $154.6 billion Employees: 394600 Top 10 telecom companies in the World (updated - 31 May 2010) 9) Verizon Comm Country – USA, Subscribers: 87.7 million (for wireless business) Revenue: $107.8 billion, Market Cap: $86.1 billion Employees: 224366 10) NTT Docomo Country – Japan, Subscribers: 54.6 million Revenue: $44.4 billion, Market Cap: $69.4 billion Employees: 21831
1. Bharti Airtel Revenue:- US$ 7.8 Billion Employees:- 25,543 Subscribers:- 170 million (2010) Market Cap in Crores:- 108066.23 2. Reliance Communications Revenue:- US$ 6.9 billion Employees:- 36650 Subscribers:- 100 million (2010) Market Cap in Crores:- 32683.44 3. Idea Cellular Revenue:- US$ 3 billion Employees:- 6481 Subscribers:- 70 million (2010) Market Cap in Crores:- 14368.92 Top 10 telecom companies in India (updated - 31 May 2010) 4. Tata Communications Revenue:- US$ 2.39 billion Employees:- 363039 Subscribers:- 67 million (2010) Market Cap in Crores:- 13181.25 5. Tata Teleservices Revenue:- US$ 1.5 billion Employees:- 350000 Subscribers:- 35 million (2010) Market Cap in Crores:- 4393.06
6. Spice Communications Revenue:- US$ 1.3 Billion Employees:- 31884 Subscribers:- 4.46 million (2010) Market Cap in Crores:- 4136.13 7. MTNL Revenue:- US$ 1.1 Billion Employees:- 8000 Subscribers:- 4.4 million (2010) Market Cap in Crores:- 4044.6 8. GTL Revenue:- US$ 1.03 Billion Employees:- 7066 Subscribers:- 1.2 million (2010) Market Cap in Crores:- 2475.12 9. GTL Infrastructure Revenue:- US$ 1.03 Billion Employees:- 12675 Subscribers:- 0.8 million (2010) Market Cap in Crores:- 2210.49 10. OnMobile Global Revenue:- US$ 1 Billion Employees:- 89000 / 1242 Subscribers:- 0.5 million (2010) Market Cap in Crores:- 1403.52 Top 10 telecom companies in India (updated - 31 May 2010)
India will be among the last countries in the world to get access to 3G technology. Some estimates suggest that nearly 132 countries across the world already have 3G technology and mobile services in one form or the other.
Most competitive market
10 to 12 companies offer mobile services in most parts of India, globally, the average is 4.
A market strongly regulated by Government.
Difficult to enter because of requirement of huge financial resources.
E.g Auction of 3G license has reached Rs 15814.15 crores.
Mobile Number Portability will force the Service provider to improve their quality to avoid losing subscribers
Value added Services (VAS)
The mobile value added services include, text or SMS, menu based services, downloading of music or ringtones, mobile TV, videos, streaming, sophisticated m-commerce applications etc.
Mobile banking, Mobile Ticketing etc
Boost to Telecom Manufacturing Companies
Production of telecom equipments in value terms has increased from Rs. 412700 million (2007-08) to Rs.488000 million during 2008-09 and expected to increase to Rs. 575840 million during 2009-10.
Telecom Equipment Exports
The Indian telecom industry is expected to reach a size of Rs 344,921 crore by 2012 at a growth rate of over 26 per cent, and generate employment opportunities for about 10 million people during the same period.The sector would create direct employment for 2.8 million people and for 7 million indirectly, according to a Frost and Sullivan report.