About the author: Passionately following the Indian #Telecom Industry for over a decade from Business, Consumer and a Technical perspective. My primary focus area is Consumer & Digital Experience.

October 4th, 2018 9:04 AM 13 COMMENTS

Here Is How Jio’s Core Service Offerings Are Competitive Compared to Those of Rivals

The networks are getting stronger, the service offerings are being simplified, as the consumer use cases and consumption patterns are evolving. And yes, it is evident from the pack benefits, service and content offerings what operators are bundling at different price segments to counter the competition in the market. Now, let me get straight to the point. Agree or not, it is easy for Jio to bolster its service offerings... Read More

August 18th, 2018 4:20 PM 17 COMMENTS

Infographic: Indian Broadband Service Landscape and Challenges for Last Mile Connectivity

As on 31, May 2018 – the total number of Wired Broadband Subscribers is 1.794 crore (17.94 Million)  in India. While the numbers of wired connectivity subscribers are not impressive, being optimistic is the first quality to achieve a target or conquer a business. Wired broadband is an under-penetrated market in India, be it for demographic limitations, user requirements, expenditure or expansion constraints. Wired broadband subscribers are less when compared... Read More

July 29th, 2018 5:45 PM 18 COMMENTS

Infographic: Beyond Basic Telco Services, What Indian Telcos Are Offering to Consumers?

I strongly believe mobile connectivity services are essential for the development of our country as they keep us connected on the go with the rest of the globe. In an era of exponential digital growth backed by mobile broadband connectivity, just the voice/SMS offering alone cannot serve the purpose, that said yesterday, even volumetric data offerings today are not enough to cater the needs of growing consumer demands or keep... Read More

May 14th, 2018 1:48 PM 16 COMMENTS

Ortel ISP is Providing 100 Mbps Broadband Connection Without Any FUP at Rs 1899

There are several local Internet Service Providers (ISP) available in the market right now and one of the popular one amongst them in Ortel Communications, which has its operations in several parts of the country such as Bhubaneswar, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, etc. In Bhubaneswar, the company offers both broadband and DTH services. Ortel's broadband plans start at Rs 99 and the maximum plan offered by the company is the Rs... Read More

April 16th, 2018 7:06 AM 14 COMMENTS

A Case Study on Airtel Mobile Secure And Everything You Need to Know About Device Damage Claim

Seldom we get a chance to experience device insurance claim services and share opinions. Who in reality wishes to experience them or even think of those nightmares? Certainly not anyone. In one such a rare incident, I happened to experience the device damage claim services provided as a part of 'Airtel Mobile Secure.' I never happened to slip a device from my hands nor claimed damage to any smart device.... Read More

January 22nd, 2018 1:08 PM 8 COMMENTS

From Newly Introduced Sachets to Refreshed Packs, Here’s an Overview of Unlimited Packs Offered by Idea Cellular

Idea Cellular, has recently refreshed its line of Unlimited packs in sync with the current market scenario. As reported earlier on TT, Idea Cellular has already revamped it's monthly and trimonthly Combo offerings. Now, Idea Cellular has introduced Unlimited offerings and made those packs available in every validity and price segment to match with those of the packs available in the market. These refreshed plans are already live across most... Read More

January 19th, 2018 3:37 PM 23 COMMENTS

Consumers Benefit, but Non-Viable Industry Tariffs at Whose Woes?

They Say "The intensity of the pain can't be felt unless or until experienced." While the layoffs have been happening for a while, few days back a HR Services Company floated a report whose gist is something as titled "Telecom to lose more jobs; on course to cull 90,000 more." If you read the piece of news carefully, the entire scenario is put forward in a raw manner, but who... Read More

January 18th, 2018 9:32 PM 28 COMMENTS

Vodafone-Idea Merged Entity May Offer Stock Options to Top Execs; Finalising Salary Structures for All Employees: Report

Vodafone India and Idea Cellular's merged entity may offer stock options to top executives. According to a report by the Economic Times, the stock options may include restrictive stock units and preferential shares besides regular employee stock options, even as both the companies have reportedly hired Aon, a global HR consulting company, to set the salary structures of all employees, including the top team. The senior management in Vodafone India... Read More

January 17th, 2018 8:43 PM 4 COMMENTS

BlackBerry Motion Smartphone Unofficially Listed on Flipkart at Rs 42,999

BlackBerry Motion, the second Blackberry device from licensee TCL Communication of China, is now available in India via e-retailer Flipkart. Though the BlackBerry Motion hasn’t been officially launched in India, Flipkart has listed the smartphone for Rs 42,999. The listing doesn’t mention it as an imported product but isn’t any “Flipkart Assured” tag either. It is possibly an unofficial listing of the device which is yet to make way to... Read More

January 17th, 2018 6:01 PM 4 COMMENTS

YOU Broadband Expands its High-Speed Broadband Footprint to Eight More Cities

While some small ISPs are operating in one or two cities, YOU Broadband has expanded services in 8 more cities and towns over the last one year with Fiber-To-The-Home technology. YOU Broadband is a category ‘A’ Internet Service Provider with a footprint in over 19 locations. Over the last one year, it has expanded operations in Aurangabad, Nashik, Vijayawada and Kakinada (Call center 91212 91212) Navsari, Rajkot, Vapi and Valsad... Read More

January 10th, 2018 9:43 PM 19 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio and Airtel Eye RCom’s Unsold 850 Mhz Spectrum: Report

After acquiring most of Reliance Communications' spectrum along with fiber and tower assets, Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio Infocomm is reportedly targeting the Anil Ambani-led telco's remaining unsold airwaves in the 850 MHz band. Bharti Airtel, however, is also eyeing RCom's spectrum in the 850-Mhz band, which is considered suitable band for 4G services, according to a report by the Economic Times. The Sunil Mittal-led telco may look at combining this... Read More

January 8th, 2018 3:21 PM 5 COMMENTS

CES 2018: Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra With Snapdragon 630 SoC, Dual Selfie Cameras Officially Announced

CES may not be famous for smartphones, but every year Japanese brand Sony launches new smartphones at the show floor in Las Vegas. And this year, it's no different as the company today announced three new Xperia smartphones- the Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and the budget Xperia L2. Surprisingly, the XA2 devices are the first Sony devices to ship with a fingerprint scanner in the United States. Sony just... Read More

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