Connecting the World
MIRZA MOHSIN BEG
1) Telecommunication is the transmission of messages, over
significant distances, for the purpose of communication.
2) Presently INDIA ranked second worldwide in terms of having
the largest telecommunication network.
3) Internet and mobile phones are two indispensible entities.
4) Revenue generated by telecom industry in India is US$ 31
Telecom services in current scenario
Strong and highly efficient modes of Satellite Communication are the
result of the advancement in the telecom services.
According to research conducted by stanford university indian mobile
value added services (mvas) are expected to reach by US$ 2.74
The world telecom services market enjoyed 5.3% growth in 2007 and
should reach 1,430 billion USD in 2011.
Broadband has continued its swift progress with over 200 million
subscribers at year-end 2007 and an expected 500 million by the end
Total internet customers in country were approximately 14.6 Million by
Expected no. of 3G customers in India will be 295 million by 2013.
UMTS – FUTURE TELECOM
In January1998, the European Telecommunications Standards
Institute (ETSI) decided on a single air interface standard for
the proposed Universal Mobile Telecommunications System
The system has the support of many major telecommunications
operators and manufacturers because it represents a unique
opportunity to create a mass market for user-friendly mobile
access to today’s information society.
BENEFITS OF UMTS
UMTS will offer significant benefits in communication:
• Easy to use and low cost;
• New and better services;
• Packet transmission and data rates on demand; and
• Improved mobility and coverage.
1)Risk of further regulation.
UMTS in the Long Term - In order to ensure that UMTS
flourishes in the long term, its capabilities must be
progressively increased by the addition of new technologies.
1) Re-configurable Terminals
2) Application and Service Download
MAJOR PLAYERS IN TELECOM
Top 10 Telecom Companies in World
Rank Company Name Subscribers
1 China Mobile 522 Mln
2 Vodafone Group 333 Mln
3 Telefonica 202 Mln
4 AmericaMovil 201 Mln
5 Telenor Group 172 Mln
6 Deutsche Telecom 151 Mln
7 China Unicom 148 Mln
8 TeliaSonera 148 Mln
9 France Telecom 133 Mln
10 Bharti Airtel 125 Mln
Indian Telecom – Global Reach
Players Countries Services Subscribers Partners
Eskom, Nexus, Two,
license in 2005)
Fixed (Services to
commence in Aug-Sep
US, UK and
ILD services to India,
Malaysia, NZ, Singapore,
500,000 + -
MTML (Since 2005) Mauritius CDMA-based WLL services 20000 (March
TCIL VSNL, and NVPL
Jersey Telenet State of Jersey 2G and 3G, ILD Services from
Seychelles Fixed, FWP, cellular
Emtel of Mauritius, (Since
1998) private investors
and the Gov of Seychelles
Global Trends – Connecting World
Convergence & Mobility
Mobile Devices with
voice, data & video
Fibre to Home Communications
Laptops & Handheld
IP to & in the Home
Safety Mobile Police &
MAJOR PLAYERS IN TELECOM
INDUSTRY IN INDIA
Connecting India to the World
Lack of level playing field
Across the world and within India
Manufacture telecom equipment in India
Passive Infrastructure Sharing
Value Added Services
Unutilized software capability
Non Availability of technology, equipment, network access for millions of poor
Future of telecom industry
Emergence of new applications
–Video on demand
–New Web-based applications
–Music / Video downloading (MySpace, YouTube, iPods)
•High appetite for broadband
–50% of adults in U.S. use broadband
–52% of 8-18 year-olds have used MySpace!
–More and more people get their news from the Internet
and watch less TV!
Socio-economic impact of the Internet
–Providing greater economic opportunities (E-commerce)
–Stimulating economic growth and productivity
–The number of people using their mobile handsets to
access the web is now over four times those using a PC that is 38 million …… still
Mobile number portability.
Digital signatures in messaging.
QTel is the monopoly telecommunications provider in Qatar.
It provides wide range of telecom products including national &
international, wireline & mobile telephony, broadband internet.
QTel is a Major customer of Cisco in the region and implemented a
Cisco IP core MPLS backbone for their IP services.
Constantly undergoing extensive transformation programme to
improve its already advanced telecommunications network.
The QTel Challenge
Their objective was to provide Qatari business the opportunity to
replace their PBX hardware with an advance IP based Telephony
QTel wanted customers to be able to manage their own services,
through a simple, web-based, administration GUI
In order to deliver upon their promise, QTel needed a provisioning and
service management product which was going to meet their needs
today and into the future.
This has resulted in a number of key high level objectives for Qtel
•Advanced IP Telephony feature set, including both traditional voice features, plus the latest IP
•Working design avail for Voice-enabled IP Network
•Secure design built into the architecture.
Key rationale for QTel selecting Cisco H/M-UCS included
•Full PBX feature set while allowing multi-tenant sharing of common network elements
•Several PSTN interconnection options
•Easier legacy TDMPBX migration/evolution plan
•Faster customer connection through automated provisioning and registration of Phones.
Benifits to Customers
•Rapid time to market for adding new Customers
•Ease of Use
•Dial Plan Modifications