4G In India


Low 4G uptake: Every telco wants a piece of the 4G market, but where’s the cake?

It is fairly well-known and well-accepted that the uptake of 4G LTE services launched by various telecom providers like Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular, and Vodafone India is not impressive at all. While it is too early to pass the verdict, it is likely to be an area of concern for Reliance Jio as well. The low uptake will definitely be giving sleepless nights to the senior management of the company. Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance… Read More


India registers 3x growth in 4G smartphones, Samsung leads the market: IDC

According to latest numbers from IDC, one of the trusted data analytics firms, the smartphone market jumped 21.4 percent in Q3 2015 with a major push towards availability of 4G smartphones and services. Shipments of 4G LTE-enabled smartphones have jumped three times in the third quarter of the year. In India, around 28.3 million units of smartphones were shipped in Q3 2015 when compared to 26.5 percent in Q2 2015 and 23.3 million… Read More


Why 3G Will Be The Backbone Of 4G In India

With the telcos planning to focus on 4G services in the coming year, the market for 3G in India faces an uncertain future just four years after its commercial introduction and only five years after the telcos spent nearly $15 billion for their 3G licenses. While there is a little doubt that 3G services introduced India to mobile broadband and its vast potential, 3G has not led to mobile broadband… Read More


3G vs 4G: Why is 4G a superior technology?

The 3G vs. 4G question seems quite obvious as there is an entire generation gap between these two telecommunication technologies. Moreover, in India, it is not just generation that divides 3G and 4G apart, but even more factors. Let us take a look into the technical and economical aspects of 3G and 4G in India. A Little History About 3G 3G is an old technology, which evolved over the years,… Read More


4G in India: 2016 is going to be the year of 4G

In India, 3G and 4G spectrum auction took place back in 2010, and 3G networks went live within an year. However, we have been waiting for 4G networks and its mass deployment from the past 5 years. Back then, 3G was seen as promising technology for mobile data until smartphone revolution demanded better data speed, which 3G could not deliver. Why it took so long? As they always say, the… Read More


Network which claims to be the fastest in India actually ranks 147th globally by download speeds

Bharti Airtel the largest operator by subscriber base in India has been in the news lately due to its boastful advertising of being the operator with the fastest network in India. Airtel has put up an open challenge where it offers to pay the lifetime bills of anyone who demonstrates a network faster than its own. But in the global perspective where exactly does Airtel stand with its network? and… Read More


MIMO the explanation for Speed from 3G to 4G

It should have crossed our mind when there is a step input in speed from 3G (Av 3.6 to 4 Mbps) to 4G (Around 48Mbps). MIMO is a terminology that is being a method for multiplying the capacity of a radio link using multiple transmit and receive antennas . In MIMO your modem uses two separate antennas at once to deliver super fast speeds. What makes this possible s cross… Read More


China reports 200 million 4G customers, India may acquire 15 million 4G subscribers by 2015: Report

By the time Indians began murmuring about the 4G revolution across the nation, China has already crossed 200 million 4G customers. China Mobile, Chinese state-owned telecommunications company announced at the recent Mobile World Congress that 4G subscribers in China crossed 200 millionth customer. The growth is so massive that by June end, China Mobile reported only 190 million customers and by July 14 (in 14 days), it managed to add… Read More


LTE Stories in Africa & Indonesia Suggest Reliance Jio’s Success in Data-Starved India

Reliance Jio is all ready with guns and bullets as the commercial operations will go live by December this year. While everyone concerned believe that Jio will disrupt the market causing existing players to bleed, let’s take a look at how Jio’s data- only model can work in India. Though Jio has been in the limelight of technology media from the very first, we were actually given information by Jio… Read More


Our Experience with 3G on Airtel, emphasizing 4G

Every time an increment in G – from 3G to 4G or even to 5G  the common aspect which a consumer expect is speed and quality. Technically and non technically there are many aspects which can differentiate a technology but what matters to end customers is affordability, reliability and finally usability. How can anyone use or rely on technology when it is not useful in times of need and in… Read More


Cheap Smartphones from RIL by December 2015, Can this be a game changer ?

After Reliance Communication created a revolution by introducing cheap phones, Reliance Jio is now all set to launch cheap smartphones. The move is set to make smartphones available to everyone who is looking forward to owning a device. Speaking about the next step of Jio Ambani informed that ensuring availability of affordable 4G LTE smartphones is the top priority for Jio. ” The reliance digital team has worked with all… Read More


Airtel launches 4G in Karnal and Yamunanagar in Haryana

Airtel today launched its 4G services on dongles, Wi-Fi CPEs (customer premise equipment), Mi-Fi and Wi-Fi dongles in Karnal and Yamunanagar in Haryana. Customers can now experience the all new ‘electrifying’ internet browsing experience with the Airtel’s 4G home Wi-Fi solutions. Priced at Rs. 2500/-, the home Wi-Fi CPEs has been bundled with a host of affordable 4G plans and are available across select Airtel retail outlets in Karnal and… Read More


BSNL to launch 4G in six circles by March 2016

BSNL plans to launch a host of activities to improve the connectivity. It would launch 4G services across six telecom circles out of the 20 circles it operates through a strategic partnership with private players, according to reports. BSNL Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) Anupam Shrivastava confirmed the news, but have not revealed the names of the private players with whom the operator plans to tie up. According to sources,… Read More

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