About the author: Tejas Dave is Regional Telecom Research/Business Analyst associated with one of the leading Telecom Operator in India. Previously he has worked with other Telecom operators and Worlds Largest Tower company. His role primarily gives him an opportunity to closely work with senior leaders of the Company,Industry and Government. He is also associated with Academic and professional organisations like WB India,World Economics Association,IDEAs & AMA.

February 20th, 2013 11:18 AM 2 COMMENTS

BIG Data – A BIG Opportunity for Telcos

Operators are under immense and ever increasing pressure as a result of the changing competitive landscape, with the commoditisation of traditional services and over-the-top (OTT) players such as Google and Skype eating into their revenues. Operators are no longer simply worried about reducing costs; they are competing to deliver value-added offerings, improve customer experience and ultimately to retain and grow a profitable customer base. Data has been described as the... Read More

August 20th, 2011 7:06 PM 26 COMMENTS

Revalidation of Indian Telecom Industry– Market And Competitive Analysis

Size of Active Indian Mobile market is much smaller than what actually it reflects. According to latest report published by TRAI almost a third of Indian subscribers are classified as inactive. TRAI started tracking mobile data based on what’s called the visitor location register (VLR) last December and has since maintained a monthly log record to mark a distinction between active and non-active users. The VLR contains a copy of... Read More

July 18th, 2011 6:58 AM 14 COMMENTS

Indian Telecom Industry – Redefining Business Models

About 875 million subscribers are now part of Indian Telecom story. Estimated Population of India as per Census is at 1.22 billion population surviving on less than 1 Dollar a day from this comes to around 450 billion. If we take into account the poverty statistics from the official data, the 400 million balance population survives on less than $ 1 a day, and probably has other things on their... Read More

May 23rd, 2011 11:55 AM 7 COMMENTS

Emergence Of Mobile Cloud Computing

Years after birth of Internet, there is the Buzz across globe with reference to Cloud Computing. The hottest wave in the world of technology is the potential growth of cloud computing. While many technologically advanced people are aware about concept of Cloud Computing but still its new concept for masses. Let me first of all brief about concept of Cloud Computing and how Mobile Cloud Computing is shortly going to... Read More

May 9th, 2011 2:52 AM 4 COMMENTS

Risks Involved in Telecom Industry Probable Political & Economic Implications

Telecom Industry as we know is one of the fastest growing industries in world, it has its own Strengths & Challenges. Technological advancements, user demands & stiff competition has opened up a new gamut to operators wherein they are supposing to provide the services and to maintain already pressurized Revenue Margins. An operator needs to be always on Alert mode to survive by understanding needs of customers and design products... Read More

March 31st, 2011 12:18 PM 34 COMMENTS

Economics of Telecom Business in India

Next 24-36 months will be most difficult for Indian Telecom companies but best for subscribers. Most of the Fund managers are now stating to take a cautious call or a 'Warning' messages to investors. Normally when any business which is great for consumers is best for the Company, but Indian Telecom Operators are different here. What happened suddenly which changed the Market dynamics & impacted Balance Sheets and P&L of... Read More

March 26th, 2011 11:44 AM 5 COMMENTS

Powerful Bottom of Pyramid – Game Changer For Indian Telcos

Amidst all controversies, Scams & drizzling future - Indian Telecom Industry still holds a promising decade. A decade of Paradigm shift with new products offering, new target market segment & new Telecom Policy India, specifically rural India is on the eye of every set of people: whether it’s Politician, Bureaucrats, Business Houses, FMCG companies etc., Telecom Companies are no different than this. Through this article I suggest challenges ahead and... Read More

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