December 25th, 2022 10:02 PM 9 COMMENTS

Explained: Differences Between 5G NSA and SA

Our earlier uncovered story explained the misconceptions or false narratives surrounding the 700 MHz band. We concluded in the story that other aspects would be discussed in a different report, so let's look into one more aspect now. Another misconception or false narrative that is widely in circulation is about 5G NSA and 5G SA. So in this story, we tried to explain the same in Layman's terms using examples... Read More

December 22nd, 2022 5:26 PM 15 COMMENTS

Advantage of Airtel 5G With Respect to Coverage and Experience Explained

Bharti Airtel is leading the 5G story of India with open and aggressive rollouts every other day. We have three telcos in competition in India, of which one is yet to announce its 5G plans, while the other two opted for Non-Standalone (NSA) and Standalone (SA) mode of 5G deployment. To be precise, Airtel opted for the NSA mode of 5G deployment, considering the market dynamics and the current scenario... Read More

December 21st, 2022 1:52 PM 27 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Continues Its 12 Month Long Subscriber Losing Streak: TRAI

Telecom Regulatory of India released its report on the subscriber base for October 2021. Vodafone Idea, the merged entity of Vodafone and Idea Cellular, has also achieved a milestone if we observe the wireless subscriber numbers for the past 12 months. In this Analysis, let's look into the subscriber numbers and the priority circle performance. Vi (Vodafone Idea) Records Continuous Subscriber loss for the last 12 plus Months Month TRAI... Read More

December 19th, 2022 9:47 PM 9 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Continuously Added Subscribers for 12 Straight Months: TRAI

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) released the telecom subscription data for October today. As you know, we actively follow the subscriber additions and growth circles, and so did we today, which resulted in some interesting insights. India is one of the most intensively competitive markets, and the subscriber data as of October 31, 2022, marks a milestone for Bharti Airtel amidst the lucrative market offerings. Read to know why. Airtel... Read More

December 19th, 2022 8:45 AM 1 COMMENTS

Here’s Why Airtel 999 Postpaid Plan Is Best for a Small Family

Bharti Airtel offers Infinity Postpaid Plans that offer unlimited voice calling, Data and other benefits to regular users. No wonder, irrespective of other affordable and lucrative options available in the postpaid segment, Bharti Airtel still leads this category due to the service grade and the brand trust the telco holds among the customers. As of date, Airtel offers five postpaid plans in the infinity segment. If you are a Nuclear... Read More

December 3rd, 2022 3:39 PM 0 COMMENTS

TelecomTalk Survey: What Twitter Poll Says About VoWi-Fi Usage?

TelecomTalk conducted a Twitter poll regarding VoWi-Fi service and its usage a few days back. Lasted for 24 Hours, the poll garnered 575 votes in total. However, we have witnessed mixed replies for the survey and in this story, let's look at the results and the overview of VoWi-Fi service in India. TelecomTalk Poll: TelecomTalk's Twitter poll asked followers if they use Vo-WiFi Service and found it helpful with poll... Read More

December 1st, 2022 9:51 PM 22 COMMENTS

An Overview of Wireless Subscriber Additions and MNP Requests: TRAI Sep Data

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) recently released the telecom subscription data as of September 30. So far, we have only discussed subscriber growth or decline and are yet to look into the numbers concerned with growth and Mobile Number Portability. In this analysis, let's look into the numbers and circles related to the same. Dual SIM Usage: The question in the future is not about dual sim usage... Read More

November 24th, 2022 8:36 AM 36 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Lost Subscribers in All of its Circles Except Delhi and Karnataka: TRAI Data

Vodafone Idea, the merged telco of Vodafone and idea cellular, in its Q2FY23 results, updated that the telco has 234.4 million subscribers as of September 30, 2022. In our earlier analysis, we examined how well the Priority circles are performing but couldn't include the September data as TRAI data was unavailable during that time. But as the subscriber numbers are in now, we have circle-wise data to check what's happening where with Vodafone... Read More

November 22nd, 2022 3:40 PM 0 COMMENTS

Airtel Is Witnessing a Steady Growth in Wireless and Wired Subscriber Base: TRAI Data

Bharti Airtel has been very aggressive in announcing 5G services and the same time, leading the Industry to correct the unsustainable tariffs induced by competition in the market. At this juncture, we know telecom enthusiasts would be curious to understand the subscriber scenario and the associated aspects of the telco. Thankfully, TRAI has released the Telecom Subscription Data for September 2022, and let's now look into the wireless and wired subscriber... Read More

November 22nd, 2022 9:22 AM 5 COMMENTS

Airtel 5G: A Look at the Aggressive 5G Rollout Timeline

Bharti Airtel launched its 5G services during IMC 2022 on October 1, 2022. The initial announcement happened with the launch of Airtel 5G Plus services in eight cities - Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Siliguri, Nagpur and Varanasi and within less than 30 days of launch, the company announced that it surpassed 1 million unique customers on its 5G network. In this Analysis, let's look at the timeline, showing the... Read More

November 21st, 2022 8:23 AM 4 COMMENTS

Airtel Touched Highest Download Speeds in 14 Circles as per TRAI MySpeed Oct Data

TRAI has recently released the crowdsourced MySpeed October 2022 Data, which comprised 7,63,010 (download, upload) speed test results. These data samples consist of captured speed test results performed by users across India using the TRAI MySpeed Test on 3G/4G Networks. Out of 22 Telecom circles, Airtel touched the highest download speeds in 14 circles, which means Airtel Network was able to deliver a peak download speed on the live network,... Read More

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