June 30th, 2014 1:20 PM 20 COMMENTS

Ambani brothers to join hands to provide Pan India 2G, 3G, 4G services ? How this will affect the current telecom market

With the commercial launch of services by Reliance Jio drawing closer day by day, the company has taken every measure possible to ensure a large scale smooth roll out of services on a Pan India level. Rjio has signed tower sharing deals with Tower vision, ACT India, Viom networks, Bharti AirTel and also with younger brother Anil Ambani’s company Reliance communications. Rjio has signed multiple deals with Rcom which includes... Read More

June 23rd, 2014 12:33 AM 4 COMMENTS

Will Oppo succeed in the tightly contested Indian smartphone market?

Oppo, the famous smartphone maker from China, made its entry in India with the launch of N1. It also launched Find 7 and Find 7a recently. They also have some entry-level and mid-range smartphones such as Oppo Joy, Oppo R1 and Oppo N1 Mini. All of these devices are pretty impressive if you consider the hardware specifications. Oppo has done a great job by releasing Find 7 and Find 7a with... Read More

June 21st, 2014 10:29 AM 116 COMMENTS

Circle wise winning Operators in GSM Subscriber base as of May 2014 – PAN INDIA (MAP)

Ever wondered which Operator has the highest subscriber base in different circles across India? We at TelecomTalk always strive to bring the best out of Telecom added with creativity and in our efforts for the same we have come up with the MAP. We have made a Map highlighted with letters/colors of respective operator who topped the highest GSM subscriber base in respective circle - PAN INDIA as of May 2014.... Read More

June 20th, 2014 7:03 PM 13 COMMENTS

Vodafone to begin 4G trials in second half of 2014

Closely after Mukesh Ambani's declaration of launch dates of 4G by Reliance Jio comes another declaration from Vodafone India's chief technology officer Vishant Vora stating that Vodafone will be starting its 4G trials in the second half of 2014  in the five circles where it won spectrum in 1800MHz band in the February auctions. Vodafone had won 5MHz or more in the 1800MHz band in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Karnataka and... Read More

June 3rd, 2014 9:17 PM 11 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Infocomm To Use 4,500 towers of Ascend Telecom, signs tower sharing deal

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. (RJIL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), has signed a telecom tower sharing agreement with Ascend Telecom Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. Under the agreement, RJIL will utilize the pan-India tower infrastructure of Ascend to launch its 4G services, ensuring a faster and more efficient rollout to its customers. Ascend is one of the leading innovators in the wireless infrastructure space, and has a portfolio... Read More

May 25th, 2014 10:36 AM 7 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Digest: Tower Vision, FTTx & Digital Xpress Mini

Reliance Jio Infocomm, telecom arm of Reliance Industries and pan India BWA spectrum holder continues its effort to bring next generation 4G services to masses. To bring India's digital revolution Jio is not leaving a single stone untouched. For a grand 4G launch across the country Jio is hiring telecom professionals - around 7,000 people are recruited by last financial year, makes deals with several companies for infrastructure sharing, continues... Read More

May 7th, 2014 6:29 PM 7 COMMENTS

Abhijit Kishore Appointed Head of Andhra Pradesh Operations for Tata Docomo

Tata Docomo today announced the appointment of Mr Abhijit Kishore as Mobility Business Unit (MBU) Head – Andhra Pradesh Circle for Tata Docomo. As the MBU Head, Abhijit is responsible for overseeing company’s operations and business in the highly competitive Andhra Pradesh market. Abhijit understands the dynamics and nuances of the telecom industry very well, given his vast experience in telecom industry. Abhijit has served multiple roles at Tata Docomo... Read More

May 2nd, 2014 4:43 AM 61 COMMENTS

Vodafone Makes the first Move following TDSAT ruling, Will Start Offering 3G through ICRA

Looks like Vodafone India wants to take the first mover advantage, as per the update in the official portal in Kerala, Karnataka circle which is a non 3G licenced circle the note reads " As per the TDSAT ruling on 29.4.2014, Vodafone can offer 3G services through Intra-circle roaming. All new and existing customers can now subscribe to 3G packs and services offered through intra-circle roaming". It looks like Vodafone will... Read More

May 2nd, 2014 2:37 AM 12 COMMENTS

Until 4G Comes in India, 3G Gets the Best Time to Grow Can Operators Cash in ?

While 4G is yet to go mainstream, let’s talk about 3G, more specifically existing mobile broadband in the country. 3G was first launched in India by MTNL in 2008. 3G market in India saw a change after private operators entered the market in 2010. The initial response was very poor for 3G (= mobile broadband) compared to the success story of voice market. However operators’ efforts including expansion of 3G... Read More

April 22nd, 2014 12:21 PM 12 COMMENTS

Total Number of GSM Subscribers in India Crosses 721.93 Million As of March 2014 : COAI

Pan India GSM Subscriber base has crossed 721.93 million as of March 2014 which a 1.16% increased from previous month. Airtel currently leads with 205.39 million subscribers followed by Vodafone India with 166.56 million subscribers. In terms of Net subscriber additions Idea cellular leads with 2.24M followed by Vodafone with 2.22 M and Airtel with 1.89M. The data exclude reports from Reliance and Tata Docomo as these operators don't  report... Read More

April 21st, 2014 11:16 AM 16 COMMENTS

4G : Reliance Jio and ATC India Sign Tower Sharing Pact

Pan India 4G Spectrum holder Reliance Jio Infocomm today sign tower-infra sharing deal with ATC India, one of the leading independent tower companies in India. Under the deal, Reliance Jio would utilize the telecom tower infrastructure of ATC India to launch its services across the country.ATC has a portfolio of 11,000 towers in India. Earlier Reliance JIO also sign tower and Infra sharing deal with Bharti Airtel and Reliance Communications... Read More

April 16th, 2014 1:02 AM 53 COMMENTS

Are WhatsApp & Viber A Real Threat To Indian Telecom Operators? We find out.

The IM (instant messaging) and VoIp apps like WhatsApp and Viber who provide free unlimited messages and voice/video calls respectively have taken over the world by storm. The total number of messages sent and received through WhatsApp per day have now overtook the total number of SMSes sent and received everyday. WhatsApp has disrupted the IM market in the same way how Skype did to international calling market. [caption id="attachment_116080" align="aligncenter"... Read More

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