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TMCNet:  India - Mobile Communications - Market Overview, Technologies and Forecasts

[November 16, 2012]

India - Mobile Communications - Market Overview, Technologies and Forecasts

(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Dublin - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/llv755/india_mobile) has announced the addition of the "India - Mobile Communications - Market Overview, Technologies and Forecasts" report to their offering.


From a humble start, growth in India's mobile sector rapidly picked up pace and developed a sustained momentum, aided by higher subscriber volumes, lower tariffs and falling handset prices. Home to a group of global operators working with local companies, India had around 900 million mobile subscribers (including both GSM and CDMA services) at the start of 2012. The market was continuing to grow, achieving an annual rate of around 20% in 2011; however, the rate of growth was slowing in 2012. While ARPU had steadily declined as competing operators offer cheaper tariffs the usage levels remained reasonably high thus slowing the decline in revenues. There had been a major push in recent years to take mobile services into the poorer and rural areas of the country, a move that inevitably weighed down on ARPU. In 2010 the long-awaited 3G auctions finally took place. In 2010/2011 the 3G networks were rolled out and services delivered to customers. But things went sour for the mobile industry in particular when the unfolding scandal over the awarding of 2G licences in 2008 took centre stage at the beginning of 2012. The Supreme Court directed that 122 licences awarded four years earlier be cancelled, throwing the sector into chaos. Further court decisions and the subsequent responses of the regulators were central to the eventual outcome. The cancelled licences were set to be re-auctioned in late 2012.

This report looks at the mobile market in India and presents a set of relevant market statistics. It also examines the technology platforms in place and those being put in place. And finally the report looks at the range of mobile voice and data services in India.

Key Topics Covered: 1. Synopsis 2. Mobile communications 2.1 Overview of India's mobile market 2.2 Mobile statistics 2.3 Mobile market segments 2.4 Forecasts - Mobile services - 2015; 2020 2.5 Development issues 2.6 Regulatory issues 2.7 2G corruption scandal 2.8 Analysis: 2G scandal - 2011 3. Mobile technologies 3.1 Overview of mobile technologies used in India 3.2 GSM 3.3 CDMA 3.4 Third Generation (3G) mobile 3.5 Fourth Generation (4G) / Long Term Evolution (LTE) 4. Mobile voice services 4.1 Prepaid 5. Mobile data services 5.1 Market overview 5.2 Short Message Service (SMS) 5.3 i-mode 5.4 BlackBerry 5.5 Mobile TV 5.6 Mobile content 6. Notes on forecasting 7. Related reports List of Tables List of Charts List of Exhibits Companies Mentioned - Aircel/Dishnet - Bartelco - Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) - Bharti Airtel - Bharti Telenet - Data Access - Hughes Telecom - Idea/Spice - Loop Mobile (BPL Mobile) - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) - Quadrant (HFCL) - Reliance Communications - Reliance Infocomm - S Tel - SingTel - Sistema (Shyam Telelink) - Swan Telecom - Tata Teleservices - Tata Teleservices - Uninor (Unitech) - Videocon - Videocon - Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd (VSNL) - Vodafone Essar For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/llv755/india_mobile CONTACT: Research and Markets, Laura Wood, Senior Manager.

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