Pan India 2016 spectrum holding chart (updated)

The recently concluded largest ever auction has redrawn the mobile spectrum map of India. The latest auction has paved way for the entry of a new 3G operator in at least 6 circles, also there has been enough capacity created for a new 4G entrant in all 22 circles. Accordingly we have updated the Pan India spectrum holding data sheet. Please note that the spectrum depicted in the 850 MHz, 900… Read More


Spectrum auction 2016 aftermath- Who paid what to stay relevant where?

So the largest ever spectrum auction which had been the talk of the town concluded on Thursday, with the government being assured Rs.65,789 crore in revenue. Of the 2,355 megahertz (MHz) of spectrum put up for sale across seven bands, only 965 MHz or around 40% got sold. The much awaited auction saw just 31 rounds of bidding and concluded on the fifth day. We’ve updated our Pan India spectrum holding… Read More


Here are the top 5 smartphones with 4G LTE support under Rs. 10,000

Smartphones have always stayed up to date with the latest connectivity trends. Nowadays, every user chooses a smartphone that comes equipped with 4G LTE connectivity, which provides 10x faster internet than 3G. Almost every manufacturer is trying to include 4G LTE connectivity in their device. While nearly all 4G smartphones in India supports LTE on Band 3(1800Mhz) and Band 40(2300Mhz), not many devices support band 5(850Mhz). Are you planning to… Read More


For Indian 4G Operators, Competition Is Now About Quality, Not Price

Mobile operators around the globe have largely given up on ownership of content, and now find themselves in a position where they’re competing on price—which involves extremely thin margins. It’s not a sustainable scenario, particularly in very competitive markets, so they are seeking ways to differentiate the user experience of their subscribers. But, that’s often easier said than done. Several factors are at play here: Network utilization is being driven… Read More


TelecomTalk Survey Results : Most of the mobile users feel 2-3 GB would suffice their monthly data needs

TelecomTalk conducted a Nationwide survey on “What is your monthly consumption of mobile data and what do you use it for?” and we have received responses from all the telecom circles. While the poll is already closed, we have come up with a detailed analysis of the much-awaited results of the survey. Continue reading to know more about the insights. 1.Which Circle you belong to? The majority number of respondents were… Read More


Rcom-Aircel merger and its impact on the Indian telecom sector- Analysis

After several attempts to merge wireless operations, Aircel and RCom finally led the consolidation in telecom space to create a Rs 65,000 crore telecom behemoth, no doubt fierce competition because of Jio’s entry was a key factor in uniting these two companies. Though, RCom already sealed another deal with pure play CDMA operator MTS which is yet to receive regulatory approvals is the another part of the biggest consolidation. As,… Read More


Gionee S6s Review: A good camera smartphone with an overwhelming price tag

Gionee S6s is a latest “selfie-centric” smartphone by the Chinese manufacturer. The device was launched a month ago featuring an 8MP selfie camera with LED flash, which is being marketed as its USP. Before the S6s, Gionee has been keeping a low profile with Marathon series as its front-runner. To cash on the growing craze for selfies, Gionee launched the S6s, and we got a chance to review the device.… Read More


RJio’s Datagiri: The Reality Behind Free Voice Calls, Separating Fact From Fiction!

At the Reliance Annual General Meeting yesterday, Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and MD of Reliance, officially announced the launch of their 4G services – Jio. Reliance had been teasing it for a while, and it was meant to be a premium data service available to 1.2 billion Indians at low costs. While Jio is promising to offer dirt cheap rates with a pledge not to charge a penny for voice calls,… Read More


Reliance Jio Plan details – In depth analysis

At a time when Mukesh Ambani finally announced Jio commercial launch in front of their shareholders in its 39th AGM today, the company also revealed pricing and plans for people who want to join the all IP next gen network. Inviting people to join the network, Mukesh Ambani announced ‘Jio Welcome Offer‘ which will be available from 5th September, Monday from Reliance Retail stores, under which people can get a… Read More


Jio Vs Incumbents: Why Jio can offer affordable tariff and Incumbents cannot?

Now a days Jio launch is no longer in the news as Jio has been extending its unlimited preview offer to more and more handsets with tie ups with device manufacturers everyday. The big question everyone wants to know is what will be Jio tariff after commercial launch and whether Jio will be able to offer similar unlimited offer. In this article we compare incumbent operators’ network with Jio’s and explain… Read More


How VoLTE and IP networks will help Jio to offer low cost services

Jio is already offering true unlimited voice, data and SMS under Jio preview offer. However many will argue it is just marketing tricks to get new subscribers. But the fact is that over 3 million users are enjoying this unlimited experience for three months that too without breaking its network. Let’s look at how Jio will be able to offer so-called ‘cheaper’ data and voice service. Traditional Circuit switched networks… Read More


In depth analysis: Spectrum auction October 2016

As we shared earlier today, the DoT has released the Notice Inviting Applications (NIA), the legally-binding document for the spectrum auctions, outlining full details of how the government plans to sell airwaves to private telecom operators, including the eligibility requirements and the minimum earnest money which operators will have to deposit if they wish to participate in the auctions. The focus of this article is to give an in-depth view… Read More


TT Poll : What is your monthly consumption of mobile data and what do you use it for?

Consumer market and usage pattern changes as the technology changes at a very rapid rate. In 2014, Telecomtalk conducted a nation wide survey on Mobile Data usage and also published some good insights on the usage patterns as reported from our readers in the survey. But today is not yesterday, the growth of data usage on mobile has increased widely with the adoption of 3G/4G LTE technologies. So, as experience… Read More

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