Bharti Airtel , the market leader in Indian telecom space, has achieved the milestone of having the third highest subscriber base in the world according to the latest data released by World Cellular Information Service (WCIS)
India’s wireless subscriber base has crossed 973.35 mn at the end of April’15 as per latest data released by TRAI.
Tata Docomo has enhanced its range of Photon wireless internet devices with the addition of ‘Photon Max Wi-Fi Duo’ which combines the benefits of wireless internet and power bank.
Micromax has launched its first 4G LTE smartphone Canvas Knight 2 for Rs 16299.
India’s total telecom subscriber base has crossed 996.4 mn at the end of March 2015. With net additions of 9.19 mn it has increased from 987.3 mn in Feb’15 to 996.49 mn in Mar’15 with monthly growth rate of .93%.
No more relying on SMS or call center to know the latest offers as it is now as easy as shaking your smartphone. Airtel customers can now enjoy host of money saving offers just by shaking ‘My Airtel’ mobile app on their smartphones.
After the launch of Unlimited Calling facility from landline & combo landline plans from BSNL another state run telecom PSU MTNL has also decided to pass the benefit of reduced IUC to landline customers in Delhi and Mumbai circles.
India’s population of netizens is expected to reach 550mn in 2018 according to recent report by global consultancy group BCG titled ‘Digital India: Insights for Marketers and Media Companies’
Vodafone ,in its latest offer , has introduced cash back and free transfer features under its M-Pesa service which enables utility payments and mobile money transfers.
Presently there is no compelling value proposition for buying fixed line services and this segment is continuously witnessing high surrender rate as mobile penetration continues to grow with a healthy rate.
Telecom operators may be planning to increase tariffs after recently concluded spectrum auction but telecom regulator TRAI in yet another customer friendly initiative has slashed ceiling tariffs for national roaming calls and SMS which will enable mobile customers to enjoy lower tariffs while roaming.
Telecom regulator TRAI has released its recommendations on setting up of single number based Integrated Emergency Communication & Response System( IECRS) .