India’s only pure-play CDMA operator Sistema Shyam Teleservices aka MTS India is working on its data focused voice enabled Strategy. Before we are dragged into discussion of this decision of MTS, let me introduce Cheenu Seshadri. Last year He was Chief Strategy Officer at MTS and on an interview with The Hindu (September 2010) he explained the future roadmap of the company and that is ‘Our strategy is data, data... Read More
Good Coverage above all other attractive schemes has been established as the unequivocal reason for the subscribers' preference for a service provider of mobile telephony, according to a survey conducted by Opsbuds. From its recent survey, which adopted a three layered assessment of the minds of the mobile phone service users, Opsbuds found that bundle offers such as packaging handsets with free connection and widespread retail outlets are not a... Read More
Aircel has brought relief for its prepaid subscribers in Orissa by introducing first of its kind STD call tariff plans. Now, Aircel subscribers can make STD calls to any other mobile at 30 p/min. When major leading telecom service providers are struggling to keep pace with tariff rates across the country due to rising operating cost and declining average revenue per user (ARPU) Aircel has come up with Cheaper STD... Read More
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
Bharti Airtel announced the expansion of its next generation 3G Mobile service to 4 more towns in Rajasthan telecom circle. With the launch of 3G Services in Bharatpur, Dausa, Pratapgarh and Chittorgorh, Airtel 3G services now available in 18 cities in Rajasthan circle. Following the successful launch of Airtel 3G services across Jaipur, Ajmer, Kota, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Bhilwara, Chomu, Jaisalmer, Barmer, Balotra, Alwar, Banswara and Dungarpur, customers in Bharatpur,... Read More
MTS India CDMA mobile and Data service operator with over 12 million wireless customers in a latest move has now chosen to delight its mobile service users with its customer loyalty rewards program dubbed as “MTS M-Bonus” Under MBonus rewards program, MTS is providing best deals to its customers, wherein they will get some extra benefits like extra talktime on "USE More GAIN More" basis, Free SMSs, Free Data Downloads,... Read More
MTS India, country’s leading data and voice provider has started aggressive data pricing in the mobile broadband market. Following HSPA roll out by 3G-GSM operators MTS India, country’s CDMA-only operator has dropped its ARPU for MBlaze customers. MTS India which always emphasizes data over voice – ‘voice enabled data provider’ has recently launched NetCruise data services, rebranded with Vodafone in selected cities. MTS also plans for upgrading its data network... Read More
According to Tavess Research mobile money in emerging markets of Middle East, Asia, and Africa, is expected to cross 1 billion users by 2015 with India accounting for over 100 million subscribers. Enabling purchases and transfers using mobile devices as wallet, mobile money has become an imperative service particularly in areas with high mobile penetration and limited banking facilities. In these areas, operators are laying strong emphasis on providing enhanced... Read More
Reliance Communications (RCOM), India's single largest dual technology telecom launched its next generation 3G Mobile and Data Services in 63 cities/towns on postpaid and prepaid platform across the Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh telecom circle. Reliance claims that Its 3G network has been designed to offer blanket coverage in every town being connected on 3G, with all its 3G sites connected through IP backhaul to provide maximum download speeds and minimum... Read More
The telecom sector seems to be in serious trouble and the brewing trouble is not the repercussion of either scams or corrupt officials, which at one point though threatened to topple the whole industry. Surprisingly, it is because of the over-crowding of players in the industry and the stiff competition between them to rule the market. In 2003, when Reliance launched mobile services which made calls rates as low as... Read More
The mobile entertainment industry in India is witnessing significant growth and Tavess forecasts this market to reach $4.9 billion in 2015 from $1.2 billion in 2009, growing at a CAGR of 26% in the period 2009-2015. Tavess believes that mobile entertainment has a huge potential in India and the current localization of mobile entertainment content is driving the industry in the right direction, bringing in greater usability of content. In... Read More
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
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Kaushik Roy :
So it solved port sms problem but not UPI based problem. People still need valid sms plan for UPI verification…
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Jit Roy :
In my location which is Thakurnagar (743287) in west Bengal and bsnl's 3g is not working since november 2019 and…
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Maybe latency issue I face in Vi, works fine on Jio
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