Idea Cellular, the 5th largest mobile company powered by Aditya Birla group is planning to be a world-class internet service provider in India.
Idea Cellular is already working into to establish state of the art infrastructure and it is also believed that Idea cellulars ISP network will have Domestic Peering with NIXI as well International Peering.
The other 3 Indian biggies Bharti Airtel, Reliance Communications and Tata Communications are already providing internet service in metros and some towns as all have a class A ISP license. Airtel also has license for BWA services. Reliance & Tata are offering wireless broadband over EVDO & HSPA, while Airtel is on HSPA only.
So it is not very surprising that Idea is coming through wire-line segment.
BLUE PRINT ABOUT THEIR PROPOSED TECHNOLOGY
Lets see how they make their strategy to compete with Airtel, Tata and Reliance. It is expected that they will do justice to their brand name and provide world-class internet service in reasonable price. Now there is wait against time.
Anirban hails from Kolkata and works as an IT Consultant for a MNC. He is currently based out of Gurgaon now. He loves to write codes and blogs both.