The Union government has been in talks with several stakeholders, including banks, for a package for the sector as Vodafone Idea continues to bleed following heavy losses
Describing India as a large market, Foulger said that India has a ‘leg-up in terms of talent and cost
Vodafone Idea (‘Vi’) has launched its WiFi calling services in Maharashtra and Goa, and Kolkata circles, a media report has said.
To prevent cases of lost children during the Mysore Dasara 2018, Police is using RFID tag to track movement of children under 14 years of age.
Reliance Jio has not only disrupted Internet on mobile but forced big telcos like Vodafone, Airtel, Idea, BSNL to re-price their offerings
Smartphones in India are expected to account for 62 percent of all mobile phones sales in India in 2018, said research firm Gartner. As the Indian cellular market goes through consolidation and aggressive 4G roll out, demand for smartphones will continue to grow. With smartphone penetration maturing in many developed markets, continued growth in the world’s third largest smartphone market makes India an attractive market to device manufacturers. “With the slowdown in sales in major markets, including the U.S., China and mature Western Europe, India represents the largest opportunity because it is the second-largest mobile phone market after China,” said Anshul Gupta, research director at Gartner. In addition demonetisation in India through the elimination of 500 and 1,000 rupee notes caused an increased push from the government for digital currency, as well as people becoming more open to using digital payment methods. The rise of digital currency is bringing a new use case for smartphones, which, in turn, is set to trigger higher demands for smartphones. This opens the opportunity for service providers to launch mobile wallet solution or even vendors to launch their exclusive mobile payment solutions like Android Pay or Apple Pay to build an ecosystem. Smartphone unit sales as a...
The proposed merger of telecom operators Vodafone and Idea Cellular will create an entity with revenue of around Rs 80,000 crore and the move will be credit positive for the sector, India Ratings and Research said.