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CURRENT AND FUTURE WIRELESS (GSM AND 3G) TRENDS IN INDIA
By TELCOMA Technologies

A Report on
- The Indian telecom market segmentation - Top 15 operators in india by subscriber count - Result of India’s 3G spectrum allocation – circle & operator wise - GSM in India 20112013Predictions - 3G in India 2011-2014 Predictions - 3G/4G updates and news

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3G/4G updates and news . 3G in India 2011-2014 Predictions 6. Top 15 operators in India by subscriber count 3.TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. GSM in India 2011-2013 Predictions 5.circle & operator wise 4. Result of India’s 3G spectrum allocation . The Indian telecom market segmentation 2.

THE INDIAN TELECOM MARKET SEGMENTATION .

TOP 15 OPERATORS IN INDIA BY SUBSCRIBER COUNT .

RESULT OF INDIA’S 3G SPECTRUM ALLOCATION – CIRCLE & OPERATOR WISE DATA .

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3G CIRCLES TO BE COVERED BY TELECOM OPERATORS .

FUTURE PREDICTIONS GSM and 3G .

7% in 2008 to 27. Vodafone Essar will have 151. Its expected subscriber base will increase from 85. the forecasting model predicts that the number of total wireless subscribers in India will reach 876.1% and 13.7 million in 2008 to 239.3% in 2008 to 7.8 million mobile subscribers. We forecast that its subscriber market share will increase from 24.3% in 2013. and Idea  Bharti Airtel will continue to be the leader in India's wireless market. In contrast. the model predicts that BSNL's market share will decline from 13. Bharti-Airtel will continue to be the largest operator in India.9 million in 2013.   .6 million mobile subscribers by the end of 2013.4% in 2013.    We see some shift in market share among operators with BSNL losing market share to Bharti Airtel.THE FORECAST FOR GSM IN INDIA According to Research and markets Report Total wireless subscribers in India to reach 876. It is expected that market shares for RCom and Idea will be increasing over the next five years to reach 18. The model also predicts that RCom (Reliance Communications) will have 158.6 million in 2013. RCom.6 million in 2013  By combining historical trends with the current market conditions.2% respectively in 2013.

R-Com and Vodafone — 43 percent of the market.5 million 3G connections. which were the first carriers to launch.  India is expected to have more than 600 million mobile connections by the end of the first half of 2010 and a billion connections by 2013. there will be 150 million 3G connections. have managed to get a mere 1. State-owned BSNL and MTNL. There will be 100 million 3G connections by the first quarter of 2014.THE FORECAST FOR 3G IN INDIA 2014 Predictions according to Wireless Intelligence report:     There will be 10 million (WCDMA & HSPA) 3G connections by the first half of 2011. the three largest non-state-owned carriers — Airtel. BSNL & MTNL are expected to control about 25 percent of the market. By the end of 2014. .

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Reliance Communications plans to launch 3G by year-end Reliance Communications. Head of Wireless Business. As the long-term partner and supplier of GSM . 3G Femtocell solution unveiled in India by NEC . Mumbai and Kolkata and is . a unit of Malaysia’s Maxis Communications.NSN.. including the ability to hand off calls between basestations.. the company expects to be in the 3G market by end of the year. RCOM has 13 circles including the metros of Delhi. ZTE win Aircel 3G order Nokia Siemens Networks and ZTE Corp. Syed Safawi.. Qualcomm.. live HD video feeds to a mobile van. plans to launch 3G service by end of the year.According to Mr. Reliance Communications. had won orders for 3G network equipment and services from Indian operator Aircel... The demonstration streamed multiple. Ericsson demo 4G LTE-TDD technology in India Qualcomm and Ericsson have demonstrated LTE Time Division Duplex (TDD) mobility in India. showing the ability to hand off between basestations while maintaining session .

FlipOut has a 2. Wireless teledensity has also risen. NEC has come out with the launch of its 3G Femtocell solution which will be launched within a few months." Nokia is launching two new low-cost mobile phones. Both .. The deployment of 3G services at national level will play a vital role in . Indian 3G Mobile Subscribers to Rise 80% by 2013 Indian mobile market has undergone a revolutionary change during the past few years to become one of the leading mobile markets on the global map.. Design and Features setting new trends Motorola has launched its new Android based 3G mobile phone... but still there is a vast scope for further improvement because of a wide gap in teledensity between urban and rural areas..8-inch Rotator touchscreen which offers 320x240 pixel resolution. the Motorola FlipOut. the Nokia C2-01 and X201. The 3G ready FlipOut gives a 3 megapixel camera with digital zoom . Android based 3G mobile phone Motorola FLIPOUT launched in India. in India.. Users can rotate the screen to access the five-row QWERTY keyboard.. "NEC is rewriting the conventional 3G deployment norms so that mobile operators can capture the 3G market quickly and cost .To make available 3G mobile services to its enterprise and residential customers. . Nokia shows off cheapest 3G-capable handset Keeping in view the company's most recent trend of offering advanced technology to costomers at the "lowest price possible..

Vodafone selects Ericsson. Madhya Pradesh-Chattisgarh. Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh (West). will herald the fourth generation (4G) . running on broadband wireless access (BWA) spectrum.. Aircel to launch 3G services in Q1 next year.864 crore for the airwaves in nine circles spanning Gujarat.Tata Docomo becomes the first private telecom player to launch the third-generation (3G) service Tata Docomo has became the first private telecom player to launch the third-generation (3G) service Tata Tele paid Rs. Punjab. The company said .. Kerala.invest $500 mn .. Maharashtra.5. one of the largest service providers in India. The technology.. Vodafone gave a three-year contract estimated at $500 million Vodafone Essar won 3G radio airwaves in an auction earlier this year in nine of India's 22 telecoms zones. Haryana. Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) as 3G suppliers in India Sweden’s Ericsson and Finland-headquartered Nokia Siemens Networks will roll out 3G networks for Vodafone Essar ... Nokia demonstrates high-speed 4G network using BWA Spectrum in India Telecommunications equipment major Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) demonstrated for the first time its Time Division Duplex version of LTE (TD-LTE) technology in India on Tuesday in Bangalore. Tata DoCoMo has named its 3G services as 3G Life and also set up a . Karnataka. for which licences were issued recently.

Idea for pan-India 3G partnership . The technology is likely to make headway into India by . "Soon after the success of 3G auctions.. member (finance). Aircel COO Gurdeep Singh said that it would cover top . 4G Technology to make headway into India by 2013 – DoT Vijayalakhsmi Gupta. organised by Bharat Exhibitions said. Trai has already floated consultation papers regarding 4G. a private news channel broadcast was streamed live on a mobile phone and shown to shareholders on a big screen.... Reliance Communications unveils its 3G network capabilities to the public Anil Dhirubai Ambani's Reliance Communications (RCOM) became the first private operator to unveil its 3G network capabilities to the public. we have proactively started exploring 4G technology.Telecom service provider Aircel said it would spend over $500 million to roll out its third generation (3G) service in India in the January-March quarter of 2011. Airtel in talks with rival players Vodafone. department of telecommunications (DoT) while speaking at the 6th 3G India 2010 conference. While interacting with the media on the sidelines of the launch function of Aircel-Apollo Mobile Healthcare here today. At company's annual general meeting (AGM).. "We are the first private operator to show our 3G network ..

on a strategic partnership to offer third generation services across the country. Telecom services provider Bharti Airtel selects Ericsson India. While Bharti has won spectrum . formed in October.. The winners will be awarded spectrum in September. But . .India's top mobile phone company by subscribers Bharti Airtel Ltd.... and Idea Cellular Ltd. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.. Chinese telecom equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has .. the Business Line reported Friday. 2000.. Nokia Siemens Networks and Huawei Technologies as its network partners to launch 3G services in India. Nokia Siemens Networks and Huawei Technologies for 3G Services Telecom services provider Bharti Airtel Ltd said it selected Ericsson India. BSNL awards $64 Million WiMax supply contract contract to Chinese vendor ZTE BSNL awards $64 Million WiMax supply contract contract to Chinese vendor ZTE ZTE will supply a range of WiMax systems to boost BSNL's rollout over the next six months. including Vodafone Essar Ltd.. citing Airtel's Chief Executive Sanjay Kapoor. is in talks with local rivals. While Bharti Airtel has awarded network contracts for seven 3G circles to Ericsson India. NSN would manage networks in three circles. which means commercial operations of 3G services should be possible only by the end of 2010 or early 2011 in India. is World's 7th largest Telecommunications Company providing comprehensive range of .. Result of India’s 3G Spectrum Allocation – Circle and Operator Wise Data The 3G spectrum auction in India began on 9 April 2010. The Government of India set a target of 35000 Crore INR.

Want to Read Full News .telcoma. “Everyday it (bid) is going up.” Mr. had said. The government.in/en .2 billion).India 3G Auction Revenue May Top 500 Billion Rupees The Indian government expects revenue from the auction of bandwidth for third-generation mobile telephony services and wireless broadband services to cross 500 billion rupees ($11. federal Telecom Minister Andimuthu Raja said . in its federal budget in February. The 3G spectrum auction revenues (for the government) will definitely cross 500 billion rupees. Raja told reporters.Visit www.

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