Tata Teleservices

Established in 1996, Tata Teleservices, one of the 96 companies of Tata Group, has its network in 20 circles. It is the first company to launch CDMA mobile services in India. With investment of Rs.36, 000 crores during financial year 2005-06, Tata Teleservices has reached the mark of 1.07 crore subscribers. The company covers a wide range of services like Mobile services, … [Read more...]

Siemens Communications

Founded 160 years ago, Siemens is one of world's largest companies providing electrical engineering products and services. Siemens covers a wide range of services in the electronic arena, such as energy, construction, transportation, lighting, information and communication. With its headquarters in Berlin and Munich, Siemens has 15 manufacturing plants and 16 sales offices … [Read more...]

Reliance Communications Limited

Established in 2002, Reliance communication is the wholly owned subsidiary of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group of Companies providing the telecommunication services. Reliance offers prepaid and postpaid mobile services with R-world and fixed line services with broadband services. During the financial year 2005-06, Reliance's subscriber base had crossed the mark of 25 millions. … [Read more...]



Nokia is one of the leaders in the Indian market providing telecom equipments. Its product range starts from a handset of Rs. 2000-3000 and goes to N series, which amounts to more than Rs. 25000-30000. With its production units located all over world, Nokia provides solutions for mobile phones, multimedia and networks. Production units for network technology are located … [Read more...]



Established in 1986 by the Government of India, MTNL is the largest player in the Telecom sector. MTNL has successfully converted its telephone exchange network to the digital mode systems. Having a customer base of more than 6 million, MTNL has showed a growth of over 30% during financial year 2005-06. At present Government of India has 52.25% stake in the company whose … [Read more...]

Top Telecom companies in India

The telecom industry of India has registered manifold growth in the recent years. Personalized telecom access is essential necessity of life for increasing number of the people. The sector offers unlimited prospects when we consider future growth. Both Public Players and Private Players are enhancing their technologies and taking the telecom industry to a much higher growth … [Read more...]

Idea Cellular Limited

Established by AT&T, Aditya Birla Group and Tata Group as joint venture, Idea Cellular, is a part of Aditya Birla Nuvo, a flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group, Idea is growing its network in 11 circles. Idea offers both prepaid and post paid services in the GSM network. Having 13% market share, Idea has a base of 2.3 crores subscribers all over the country. A … [Read more...]

Mobile Phone Companies


Private Players Private Players are dominating the mobile segment with 78% market share. With technological advancements, Private Players have brought in WLL, CDMA, and GSM mobile telephony in Indian telecom sector. They are now in the process of launching 3G technology in India. Bharti Airtel, Reliance Infocomm, Tata Teleservices, Idea Cellular, Hutchison Essar, etc, are … [Read more...]

Fixed Line Telephony


Fixed Line Telephonycan be further categorized as fixed wireline telephony and fixed wireless telephony (known as WLL (F)). Fixed Line Telephonyprovides services such as local calls and long distance calls- national and international. The Government of India is now taking actions to convert all national long distance calls to local calls. In this regard, Public Players have … [Read more...]

Hutchison Essar Limited

Established in 1994 in Indian market, Hutchison Essar, an Essar group and Hutchison Whampoa undertaking, is one of the leading cellular service providers. Having its services in five continents, Hutch was among the companies that started cellular services in India. Hutch has now spread its wings all over the country, with its punch line "wherever you go, our network … [Read more...]


Having established itself in the international market, Ericsson is now penetrating Indian telecom market with its telecom equipments. Ericsson has a wide network of more than 140 countries and more than 30% market share. Ericsson's parent company Teleonsktiebolaget L M Ericsson was established in 1876. Ericsson has come a long way offering operators and service providers … [Read more...]



Founded in 2000, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. is India's largest public sector Telecommunications Company providing a wide variety of telecom services. Its service range covers Wireline, CDMA mobile, GSM Mobile, Internet, Broadband, Carrier service, MPLS-VPN, VSAT, VoIP services, IN Services, etc. In 2005-06, the BSNL earned revenues of Rs. 40,177 crore, representing a growth … [Read more...]

Bharti Airtel Limited


Established in 1995 by Sunil Mittal as a Public Limited Company, Airtel is the largest telecom service provider in Indian telecom sector. With market capitalization of over Rs. 1,360 billion, Airtel has 31% of total market share of GSM service providers. Providing GSM services in all the 23 circles, Airtel was the first private player in telecom sector to connect all states of … [Read more...]

Recent Developments in Telecom sector


3G Technology In India From the time of telegraphs Indian telecom sector has witnessed an immense growth and has diversified into various segments like, Fixed Line Telephony, mobile telephony, GSM, CDMA, WLL etc. The telecom industry is growing at a fast pace introducing newer technologies. Even the network operators and handset providers are also coming up with newer value … [Read more...]

Telecom Companies in India

India's telecom sector has shown massive upsurge in the recent years in all respects of industrial growth. From the status of state monopoly with very limited growth, it has grown in to the level of an industry. Telephone, whether fixed landline or mobile, is an essential necessity for the people of India. This changing phase was possible with the economic development that … [Read more...]

Investment in Telecom Sector


Both Public Players and Private Players are investing huge sums to expand their network and provide more coverage in Fixed Line Telephonyas well as mobile telephony. Facing stiff competition from private sector, Public Players are taking up measures to increase their customer base of fixed lines and Internet Services. MTNL and BSNL are investing in Internet infrastructure to … [Read more...]

Internet Services


There are Public Players and Private Players providing the Internet Services such as broadband, dial-up, pre paid and post paid Internet, Wi-Fi, etc. Subscriber base of Internet Services provided by Public Players is showing an upward trend. Internet subscriber base of Public Players Private Players are also adding more and more customers every year showing an … [Read more...]

Scope Of Telecom Industry


The telecom industry is growing at a great pace and the growth rate is expected to double with every passing year. There are many new developments in the telecomm sector, including the ingress of 3G technology that the Indian market is witnessing at present. Public and Private Players MTNL, BSNL, VSNL are the major Public Players, whereas Airtel, Idea, Hutch, Tata, … [Read more...]

Overview Of Telecom Industry


Indian Telecom sector, like any other industrial sector in the country, has gone through many phases of growth and diversification. Starting from telegraphic and telephonic systems in the 19th century, the field of telephonic communication has now expanded to make use of advanced technologies like GSM, CDMA, and WLL to the great 3G Technology in mobile phones. Day by day, … [Read more...]

Career opportunities in Telecom Sector

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With telecom sector booming, career in the industry is very lucrative. The career path to the leading companies goes via telecom engineering. The telecom sector offers a variety of career options. There is room for everyone- a degree holder or a diploma holder, a candidate with a part-time certification course or one with a full-time degree. The Certificate Courses for … [Read more...]