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India Telecommunications Report

India Telecommunications Report

Market Study
Published: March 2016
Pages: 74
Research from: Business Monitor International
Sector: Mobile

From: GBP 820.00
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BMI View: W hile voice remains the main source of revenue at the moment, operators' strategy of migrating customers to higher-value 3G and 4G services will drive data consumption and market growth over the next five years. The towers market is another key area of growth, as operators are increasingly offloading assets to third party tower companies in order to free up the capital needed to invest in spectrum and services.

3G/4G Migration Drives Mobile Sector Expansion
India Mobile Market Forecasts
f = BMI forecast. Source: BMI, TRAI, Operators, COAI

Latest Updates & Industry Developments

  • Approximately 67mn new mobile subscriptions were added in 2015, finally taking the total above 1bn. The focus is on 3G/4G migration and customer numbers will reach 219.9mn in 2016 and 322.2mn by 2020.

  • The decommissioning of ageing wireless local loop (WLL) networks and older switches within the PSTN are behind the decline in wireline voice service usage. This, plus further delays to the roll-out of the BharatNet broadband network means we have a bearish view of the sector's prospects. There will be 39.781mn broadband accesses by end-2016, rising to 49.824mn by 2020.

Providing expert analysis, independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the telecommunications industry.

Report includes: BMI Industry View, Industry SWOT Analysis, BMI Industry Forecast Scenario, Telecommunications Risk Reward Index, Market Overview, Regulatory Environment, Company Profiles and Competitive

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