INTRODUCTION India’s telecommunication is the second largest in the world based on the total number of telephone users both fixed and mobile phone. Indian telecom sector is more than 165 years old. Telecommunications was first introduced in India in 1851 when the first operational land lines were laid by the government near Kolkata (then Calcutta), although telephone services were formally introduced in India much later in 1881. Further, in 1883, telephone services were merged with the postal system. In 1947, after India attained independence, all foreign telecommunication companies were nationalised to form the Posts, Telephone and Telegraph (PTT), a body that was governed by the Ministry of Communication.
SingTel and its associates had 85 million customers as at 31 March 2006 which is the largest mobile customer base in Asia aside from China. Company Mission/Vision Vision To be Asia Pacific’s best communications technology company. Mission To create sustainable long-term growth, to deliver superior returns to shareholders and positive impact to stakeholders. Business Set-up
At that time only moneyed class was using mobile telephone as a dignity mark. Later in 2001 PTCL has launched its mobile services by the name of Ufone. Now days, five chief companies Mobilink, Ufone, Telenor, Warid, and Zong are playing an important role in mobile cellular industry. The mobile telecom sector is one of the rapid growing parts of Pakistan’s economy and is a basic driver for growth. According to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Telecom sector is one of the undergone growth sector that put Rs.363 billion during the year of 2012 and as make a comparison to the last year it showed increase of 5.4%.
In 2003, Aircel Tele ventures Ltd. acquired RPG cellular services Ltd. – the GSM operator in Chennai Circle and renamed it as Aircel Cellular Limited (ACL) which is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Aircel Limited) Aircel commenced operations in 1999. In their first decade of operations, they concentrated on building their foundation in the southern parts of the country and in no time they emerged as the regional market leaders. Gradually as the foundation was laid by leading the market in the southern parts of the country, Aircel met with extraordinary success in the Eastern frontier circles. Post implementation of Unified Access License Regime, the Sterling Group extended business into Category B and Category C telecom
The sector was opened up slowly and slowly beginning with the ‘Air taxi’ service in 1994 and followed up operation of scheduled air services. The late 90’s saw several private players entering the market line Eastwest, Damania, Jet, Sahara, Modiluft, etc. The regulatory environment for the industry lacked clarity in the beginning and the industry grew under the shadow of the market leader, Indian Airlines. Owing to the lack clarity in regulatory framework, dominance of national operators and their continued support by the government meant that the Indian aviation industry was never a level playing level field for the private operators. Most of the private operators were not well funded and initial phase didn’t see any significant investment by any major industrial house in the country.
Bharti Airtel had almost 287 million clients over its operations toward the end of Dec 2013. Let’s discuss the market size of telecommunication provider in India. As India is fast developing countries in this emerging world, so many service provider try to capture the vast market and try to impact the company’s image or position inside the hearts and minds.so first discuss the market share of airtel with other service provider. As we can see from the above pie chart that the market share of bharti airtel is major as compare to other service provider. This is because the company’s image is positive In front of their
Since then, financial and telecommunication sector have experienced an unprecedented growth and has fueled the economic growth and created many employment opportunities and contribute hugely to the national income of the country. Currently, there are five big companies providing telecommunication services i.e Vodacom, Tigo, Airtel, Zantel and Tanzania Telecommunication Company Limited (TTCL) which are regulated by Tanzania Communications Regulatory Agency (TCRA). The financial sector comprises microfinance institutions, pension funds, insurance companies, banks and equity financing companies and
It is the fifth largest GSM mobile service provider with a subscriber base of over 27 million and 13% market share. It is market leader in Tamil Nadu and has a good presence in Odisha,Assam and North-East regions. To sustain and grow, Airtel recently came out with two new strategies: Airtel 4G and Airtel zero. Competitors were growing in numbers, as they saw Airtel running away with their share; they started making move into the 4g space with a sense of what could be the best way to enter the market. Vodafone announced that they would be coming up with 4g technology, in 2014 and they started moving into the space by end of 2015.
The sector is also monitored by laws and organizations such as Copyright Act, 1957, Indian Motion Picture Producers' Association (IMPPA) ,Cinema Exhibitions Rules and Entertainment Tax Regulations, etc. In recent times, new spectrum for mobile, digitization of cable operations, consolidation in the film exhibition business and buzz for phase III auctions for private FM radio are some major initiatives taken up by Govt. in India which can serve as building block for future growth of this industry. Apart from these factors, FDI permitted up to 100% in segments of advertising, films, print, TV software production and about 50% in DTH, cable networks, etc and encouragement of FII in this industry is supposedly a beneficial step for growth. Government is consistently affecting growth in industry by relaxing tariff and increasing