The India telecom market is registering a significant growth owing to industrial, commercial followed ever increase demand international connectivity. The Indian telecom market is mainly segmented into major segments such as cellular services and Fixed Service Provider (FSPs). FSP network includes basic services, land lines and domestic & long distance call service. The two domestic key operators MTNL and BSNL comprise share of FSPs in the country. Nearly 5% are operated by the private firms & are frequently scattered in the built-up areas. The critical service telephone operators cater to the business firms, offices, schools & the corporate sector. In addition, cellular services are defined by the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) and Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA).
According to study, “Indian Telecom Services Market, By [Providers (Network Equipment Providers, End-user Equipment Providers), Technologies (4G, 3G, 2G, WiFi, WiMAX), Services, Regions, Verticals] – Trends & Forecast: 2015-2020” the key telecom services major companies includes Indian telecom services market are Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, Vodafone Idea Ltd., Bharti Airtel Limited, Aircel, Sistema Shyam Teleservices Ltd – MTS India, Idea Cellular Ltd., Tata Teleservices – Tata DoCoMo.
Based on providers, the Indian telecom services market is segmented into end-user equipment providers and network equipment providers. Based on the services, the market is separated into wireless services, data center services, wire line services, cloud services and other services. Based on operator, market is divided into wireless operators, wireline operators, Multiple System Operators (MSOs), Direct to Home (DTH) operators and Internet Service Providers (ISPs). Wireless operator includes airtel+Tata DoCoMo, BSNL+MTNL, Jio and Vodafone Idea Ltd. Wireline operators include Tata, Quadrant, BSNL, MTNL, Airtel, Vodafone Idea Limited and Reliance. DTH operators include Tata Sky, DD Free Dish, independent TV, airtel digital TV, Sun direct and dish TV & zing digital or d2h. Based on technologies, market is characterized as 2G, 3G, 4G, WiMAX and WiFi etc.
The market of Indian telecom services is primarily driven by increased demand for internet services, followed by increased application usage through smart-phones, reasonable services & device price. Apart from profits, some of the major factors are slow ahead of rural expansion owing to lack of telecommunication infrastructure and improper spectrum allocation. Additionally, increasing demand for fourth generation technology, rise cloud hosted services & data center services, enterprises eye on smart cities & digital India and growing demand for rural region connecting India are some of the major opportunities of market.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Department of Telecommunications (DoT), the Ministry of Communications & Information Technology and Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) are some Indian government initiatives of telecom sectors. TRAI aims to offer customers free internet services contained by the net neutrality context & has proposed three models for free data delivery to clients without violating the regulations. DoT permits sharing of dynamic telecom infrastructure like feeder cable, antenna, and transmission systems between operators.
Globally, India is the second major telecom industry market and it is anticipated to touch US $103.90 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 10.3% throughout the period from 2015-2020, mainly determined by the wireless services. The wireless services market is likely to grow at CAGR of 9.3% during the same year.
To know more, click on the link below:-
Ankur Gupta, Head Marketing & Communications