The overall tele-density in India declined slightly from 83.36 at the end of Mar’16 to 83.32 at the end of Apr’16.
India’s total telecom base increased from 1,051.88 mn at the end of Feb’16 to 1,058.86 mn at the end of Mar’16 with a monthly growth rate of 0.66%.
MTNL has revised broadband plan rates in Mumbai. The rate revision is in terms of more speed and less cost to customers.
Idea Cellular’s ongoing offer allows customers to get up to 1GB of free 3G / 2G data usage. Customers are required to download the My Idea App and do a recharge of Re.1 online through App.
Market Leader Airtel has, for the first time in the telecom industry, introduced the option of adding prepaid data packs with postpaid connections.
BSNL has introduced an attractive scheme for new broadband customers. In this offer BSNL will allow broadband customer to outright purchase ADSL WiFi Router at attractive price, cashback and warranty.
State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) welcomes back surrendered broadband customers through promotional offer. BSNL is getting tough competition from new age ISPs like Spectranet, Tikona and Airtel. Considering current market competition, addition as well as retaining of existing customers is a challenge. BSNL has taken one step ahead and with this offer welcoming the surrender customers to give ISP a chance to serve them again.
Telecom regulator TRAI has initiated the process to implement higher degree of transparency in internet and broadband services with its latest draft directions to telecom operators
Telecom PSU BSNL has decided to offer its recently introduced mobile tariff plans with attractive call charges meant for new customers to its existing base of mobile customers
MTNL Mumbai has rationalized its 3G prepaid data portfolio by increasing data and decreasing validity in most of its existing data packs.
With increasing growth rate in data consumption due to high penetration of smartphones and massive popularity of mobile apps telecom operators are engaging customers with new and exciting data offers. Bharti Airtel, the market leader in Indian telecom space, has come out with new data offers for its prepaid customers
India’s wireless telecom subscriptions witnessed net additions of more than 5.48 mn in the month of Aug’15 taking total wireless base to 988.69 mn. Total telecom base (wireline+wireless) rose to 1014.70 mn in Aug ’15 from 1009.31 mn in Jul’15.