Uninor sets in motion the plan to Digitise entire India with its Internet for all program

The telecom industry has witnessed the biggest surge in the Mobile data consumption and the mobile internet is the next big thing. Uninor which is a majorily owned subsidiary of Telenor group has a sizeable subscribers base and offers the most affordable call tariffs.

Jon Fredrick Baksaas

Jon Fredrick Baksaas, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Telenor Group

In a recent visit to India Telenor Groups President and CEO, Jon Fredrik Baksaas shed some light on its ambition of introducing Internet for all. He also said that the project will be supporting Governments vision of a “Digital India”. Telenor expressed its ideology that Internet will propel sea of changes in how people deal with others or how they do business.

Jon Fredrik also stated that “India is seeing rapid growth in internet usage and Telenor applauds the Indian government’s vision of making affordable internet services and content available to the masses. In Uninor, the fast growth in internet usage is accelerated by strategic partnerships with online services such as Facebook and WhatsApp that stimulate usage and meets customers’ needs by offering them value and convenience. The internet is opening a world of new possibilities and helping people to transform and empower their lives”

The penetration of Internet in India is pegged at 25% which translates to 245 million users. This number is expected to skyrocket to a whopping 500 million users by 2017 which is essentially a 18%-20% year on year growth. The motivation behind this program is that Uninors internet customer base has grown by 73% in last year.

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addy
October 11, 2014 1:18 am 1:18 AM

i switched from aircel to uninor, now after using two years i can it improved a lot.signal is no problem in the city. i think they can improve more if they speed up the internet a little just like aircel.aircel gives around 150kbps.. steady..

Harish
October 10, 2014 11:03 pm 11:03 PM

IMPROVE YOUR NETWORK FIRST.INDOOR COVERAGE IS PATHETIC EVEN IN MAIN PARTS OF CITY.WHAT QUALITY WILL YOU PROVIDE IF YOUR NETWORK IS THIRD GRADE UNLESS YOU PLAN ON BEAMING INTERNET IN EVERY HOME.

john
October 11, 2014 9:10 pm 9:10 PM

BAKVAAS.
WORST NETWORK FOR DATA.

hanger687
October 10, 2014 10:21 pm 10:21 PM
compared to vodafone, telenor is different on corporate style & functioning, if the squashing of 2g licenses in 2011 by supreme court leads to severe loss to telenor but it didnt quit indian telecom scenario , if the same thing is happened to vodafone they will go to any extent to bring bilingual treaty between countries which will impact indian companies operating in EU vulnerable, even vodafone tarnished the image indian fdi investment in international forum, us is still keeping india in watchlist in Special 301 report , vodafone is the only brand exploiting indian telecom and tarnishing FDI ,… Read more »
Raghu
October 12, 2014 12:00 am 12:00 AM

yes fully ag ree with you.Uninor is all together a different company compared to Vodafone. the only thing is iam waiting for Uninor to improve the Indoor coverage and also improve the coverage in Villages. Besides Uninor have to become PAN INDIA Operator as and when the spectrum auctions are due.

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