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After a Stagnant Growth, Is The Indian Wireline Broadband Heading For A Stronger Revenue Opportunity?

With all the buzz being garnered in by internet-savvy population of India, one may think that wireline broadband subscriber base in India has stalled. However, dramatically enough, the broadband service in India may have stayed back under the shades for long, but hasn't yet diminished! In fact, even with a slower growth pace, Indian broadband services are moonwalking back...

Facebook Is Fueling The Low-Cost Broadband War With Its Own Satellite, Athena!

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Like Internet? Good news! Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has jumped into the low-cost internet providers bandwagon, and this time, it's taking it out of the world - Literally!As per a report by Wired, Facebook has filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), dubbed as company name, PointView Tech in order to launch its satellite Athena in early 2019. According to the filing, the social-media behemoth...

Mobile Broadband Download Speed In India Declined In Feb 2018, Global Ranking Improved Though!

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The VoLTE (Voice Over Long Term Evolution) or simply the 4G LTE technology has penetrated outrageously in India. A large majority of the digital population in India are mobile internet users. According to a report released today, India has upscaled its global rank despite declining mobile broadband download speed.The worldwide rank of India in mobile broadband reached to 109th...

In The Era of Internet You Should Choose Fibre Over Broadband

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Now that you have started reading this article, we can guess that you are quite baffled with the vast range of broadband technologies that ISPs are offering nowadays. While every ISP is claiming to offer superior network and world-class customer support, some of the ISPs have taken the competition to a whole new level by upgrading their infrastructure to Fibre...

Fixed Vs Mobile Broadband Growth: 4.3 Bln Mobile Broadband Users By the End of 2017 [REPORT]

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The prevailing technological trend over the past decade has been the shift towards mobile solutions. Our devices are shrinking down, and everything is becoming much more portable. In such a world, it stands to reason that the internet is also becoming increasingly mobile. The internet forms the backbone of much that we use modern technology for. As the technology...

Mobile Devices Now Account For 92.8% Of Broadband Subscriptions In India As Jio Drives Massive Growth

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When Professor Leonard Kleinrock sent the first ever message over ARPANET to Stanford Research University, he could have scarcely imagined that this was the birth of an omnipresent network that would one day connect every corner of the world. The internet contains the total of nearly all human knowledge and has pervaded every aspect of our lives. The rise...

910 Mil Mobile, 65 Mil Broadband Subscribers In India: Bharti Fastest Growing Telco !

The TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) monthly report card for May 2014 is out; Out of the 6.9 billion mobile subscribers globally, 13.6% subscribers are in India. The total subscribers, including wireless and wire-line, in India reached 938.34 million in May 2014, with the monthly addition of 2.54 million subscribers. The growth in the subscriber base is primarily driven...

There Will Be 2.1 Billion Mobile Broadband Subscribers By The End Of 2013 – Seven Billion By 2018!

The explosive adoption of tablet and Smartphone has accelerated the growth of mobile broadband subscribers across the globe. By the end of 2013, there would be 2.1 billion mobile broadband users, which equals one-third of the total mobile subscribers. According to the latest report by Broadband Commission for Digital Development, global mobile broadband subscribers are growing at a rate...

6.8 Billion Mobile Subscriptions, 40% On Internet By EOF 2013 [REPORT]

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a specialized agency of United Nations (UN) is responsible for issues that concern information and communication technologies (ICT) and assists in the development and coördination of worldwide technical standards. According to new data from the 2013 edition of ‘’Measuring the Information Society’’, demand for information and communication technology (ICT) products and services was enormously high in 2012-13. Korea was...

Mobile Broadband Penetration in India Stands At 4.9%: Smartphones May Bring About A Change [REPORT]

With mobile subscriptions set to exceed 7 billion and overtake the total world population in 2014, it is expected that mobile broadband usage will soon reduce the dependence on fixed broadband for accessing the internet. Cell phones have lately become integrated with our daily lives as people are increasingly using their cell phones for everything from talking and sending...

India Lags Much Behind In Internet Infrastructure With 1.3 Mbps Avg Speed [REPORT]

India - World’s third largest country by Internet population – is still struggling to reach to any justifiable network infrastructure level. The country is ranked at 114th position globally with an average Internet connection speed of 1.3 Mbps. Interestingly, in spite of being the second largest country, by internet population, average internet connection speed in India is the lowest...

India Demonstrated Significant Growth In Broadband And Active Wireless Subscriber Base: Despite, Teledensity Dropped By 0.37%

Now, disputes related to refresh 2G spectrum auction in India has got over. The government has failed to generate expected INR 400 billion from the refresh auction; they could generate just INR 94.1 billion (US$1.71 billion) from the auction.In India, telephone subscribers base (wireless + wireline) decreased to 935.18 million at the end of October this year, from 937.70...

Indian Telecom Industry unsure to Retain Its Subscriber Base:But Broadband Connections seems promising

It seems that the bad days of Indian telecom sector aren't ending. The sector finds itself in period of major uncertainty after dismal refreshed 2G spectrum auction. Indian government succeeded to generate just INR 94.1 billion (US$1.71 billion) from refreshed 2G auction, less than a quarter of expected INR 400 billion. But this time, it is unpredictable to say...

Indian Telecom Industry: 54.33 Million Number Portability Requests In June; BSNL Leads In Broadband !

In April of this year, Mobile number portability (MNP) requests reached to 45.89 million and Gujarat was leading in the MNP Zone-I (Northern & Western) with 4.23 million requests, while Karnataka was at the top in MNP Zone-II (Southern & Eastern) with 5.11 million requests. As per data reported by TRAI, about 54.33 million subscribers rendered MNP requests to different...

India To Become Second Largest Mobile Broadband Market By 2016: [Report]

Mobile broadband market in India is heading towards an explosive growth in next four years from now. The revolution started in 2010 when 3G spectrum was first rolled out to telecom operators in India. However, it was just the beginning of mobile broadband revolution across the country and with the recent launch of 4G, mobile broadband market in India is expected...

Global Mobile Broadband Subscriptions Study: 1.2 Billion Active Subscribers [STUDY]

Mobile broadband subscription is undoubtedly increasing with dizzying pace year-over-year. A recent report from ITU reveals that there were 1.2 billion active mobile-broadband subscriptions worldwide in 2011. After subtle investigation it has been found that mobile subscription is growing with the pace of 45% annually over the last four years. Mobile broadband subscription outpaced fixed broadband connection by two-to-one....

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