India Telecom: A Study of the Indian Telecommunications Industry

  • ID: 337172
  • Report
  • Region: Asia, India
  • 215 Pages
  • Information Gatekeepers Inc
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Alcatel
  • Ericsson
  • Huawei
  • Lucent
  • Motorola
  • Nokia
  • MORE
The objective of creating this report was to produce a catalog of the Indian industry which if consulted, gives an in-depth view even to a novice. This report was created to specially help foreign consulting companies/consultants/managers responsible for making business plans for India.
The author believes this report is an excellent tool even for academics and researchers who wish to know more about the India market.

This report probes all levels of business segments within the telecommunications sector in India, from handsets to mobile content, and networks. This report is a non-technical study and aims to explain the prevalent business logic and trends within the telecom industry rather than exploring technical issues.

Issues like backbone networks are touched briefly in order to maintain the non-technical aspect of the report.

The report doesn't explore the financial performance of any of the players mentioned.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Alcatel
  • Ericsson
  • Huawei
  • Lucent
  • Motorola
  • Nokia
  • MORE
Introduction
Table Of Contents
Copyright Summary
Executive Summary
Scope of the report
Methodology

Chapter 1: India in a Nutshell
- India-Quick Facts
- Economic Indicators
- States/ Provinces in India
- Metropolitan Cities & Union Territories
- Indian States by Size
- Stock Market Index (1990-2006)

Chapter 2: Telecom Industry Overview
- Telecom & ICT Quick Facts
- Communications in India 1882-2003
- Entertainment & Communication Gadgets in India 1959-2006
- Calling rules in India (tariff structure)
- One India Tariff Structure
- Ministry and Regulating Bodies
- FDI in Telecom Sector
- Rural Telephony
- Long Distance Calling
- Teledensity in India
- Mobile Subscriber Status
- Mobile Call Tariffs
- India-Connectivity by Technology (GSM, CDMA, Broadband, Fixed)
- Wireless Teledensity in four metros (GSM)
- Wireless Teledensity in four metros (CDMA)
- Wireless Teledensity in India in Four metros (GSM+CDMA)
- PostPaid vs. Prepaid

Chapter 3: GSM Segment
- GSM Operators in India
- Who Operates Where (Operator License Areas)
- GSM Subscriber Growth
- State wise GSM Population
- Falling Tariffs and Rising Subscribers
- Subscriber Growth and Falling Tariffs
- GSM Subscriber number in four metropolitan cities
- Foreign investors in GSM segment
- M&A Activity in GSM Segment
- GSM Operators-Subscriber Numbers
- GSM Operators- Market Shares
- Postpaid vs. Prepaid in GSM
- Operator ARPU-GSM
- ARPU-Postpaid vs. Prepaid
- Operator Revenue Breakup
- Minutes of Usage
- Operator Snapshots
- Bharti (Airtel)
- Hutch
- MTNL
- Idea
- BSNL
- Spice
- Reliance
- Aircel
- Number Portability

Chapter 4: CDMA Operators in India
- CDMA Operators
- Who Operates Where – (Operator License Areas)
- CDMA in India (Start, standard, service classification)
- CDMA Mobile Subscribers
- CDMA Operator Market Shares
- CDMA vs. GSM in Four Metros
- Postpaid vs. Prepaid in CDMA
- Operator ARPU
- Minutes of Usage
- CDMA Growth Drivers
- Operator Snapshots
- Reliance
- Tata
- BSNL
- MTNL
- HFCL
- Shyam Tele

Chapter 5: Fixed Line Operators
- Fixed Line Operators
- Who Operates Where – (Operator License Areas)
- Fixed Line Subscriber Numbers
- CDMA Wireless Fixed Subscriber Numbers
- Operator Market Shares
- Fixed Line Segment – Challenges
- Fixed Line – Survival Strategies
Chapter 6: Internet & Broadband
- Internet Segment Snapshot
- Market Share by Access Modes
- Point of Access
- Subscriber Access Contexts
- Broadband Networks- Home Usage
- Broadband Networks-Commercial Usage
- Mobile Internet
- IPTV in India
- Internet: Challenges and Opportunities

Chapter 7: Handset Market
- Handset Brands in India
- Handset Market Snapshot
- Handset Market by Features
- Consumer Buying Behavior – Prices
- What consumers look for in Handsets?
- Handset Market Shares (Overall)
- GSM Handset Market Shares
- CDMA Handset Market Shares
- Handset Users by Age Group
- How Handsets are Sold in India
- Blackberry in India
- Handset Market Growth Drivers
- Windows Mobile & Palm
- Handset Manufacturing (Indian Players)
- Handset Manufacturing (Global Players)
- Component Sourcing & Manufacturing in India
- Location Analysis for Manufacturing Operations
- EMS in India
- Growth Drivers for EMS in India

Chapter 8: Content & Value Added Services
- Indian Media Market (TV Channels)
- Indian Media Market (Print Media)
- Voice vs. Data Traffic
- Data Traffic: Components and their Market Shares
- Content-What is available in India
- Content Market Players
- Content Download Channels
- Indian Movie and Local Content
- Movie based Content Value Chain
- Content Rights & Distribution
- Ringtones and Music Downloads
- Content Pricing Structure
- Content Downloads and Handset Compatibility
- MMS in India
- SMS Market
- SMS Short Codes
- Value Added Services-What is available
- VAS Awareness Among People
- Content and VAS offered by Various Operators (GSM+CDMA)
- Non Operator Content Portals
- Billing Integration with Operators
- Billing Integration Service Providers in India (Snapshots)
- Company A
- Company B
- Company C
- Company D
- Company E
- Billing Integration Explained
- Blogs in India

Chapter 9: Mobile Gaming
- Mobile Gaming: Overview and Market Potential
- Mobile Games Development Strategies
- JAVA & BREW in India
- Game Developers in India
- Company A
- Company B
- Company C
- Company D
- Company E
- Company F
- Company G

Chapter 10: Mobile Networks
- Type of Wireless Networks & Standards in India
- Market Snapshot
- Market Potential
- Network Vendors and their Key Accounts
- Networks Vendors Market Shares
- New Tenders in Mobile Networks (2006)
- Network Rollouts – Turnkey Rollouts
- Network Rollouts – Non Turnkey Rollouts
- Network Rollouts – What does it mean in practice?
- Network Cell Sites-Types
- Cell Sites-Shelters
- Cell Sites-Indoor Sites
- Cell Sites-Outdoor Cabinets
- Shelter Manufacturers
- Outdoor Solution Providers
- RF & Co-Axial Cables
- Network QoS (Quality of Service)
- Vendors Snapshots
- Ericsson
- Nokia
- Lucent
- Motorola
- Huawei
- ZTE
- Nortel
- Siemens
- Alcatel
- Network Rollout Services
- Backbone Networks & Providers

Chapter 11: 3G in India
- 3G & Beyond in India
- 3G Launch How and When
- 3G in India – Feasibility Analysis
- Challenges for Operators
- Content and VAS in 3G

Chapter 12: WiFi, WiMAX & VoIP
- Wi-Fi in India
- Wi-Fi Equipment Market
- WiMAX in India
- Why WiMAX is Good for India
- WiMAX Complications
- VoIP in India
- Messenger Services vs. VoIP

Chapter 13: Prospective Business Cases & Opportunity Mapping
- New Business Case: Content Segment
- New Business Case: 3G VAS and Content
- New Business Case: WiFi
- New Business Case: WiMAX
- New Business Case: Mobile Networks
- New Business Case: Mobile Gaming
- Opportunity Mapping
- Content Segment
- WiFi
- Mobile Networks
End of the Report
- References
- Important Contacts
- Operators
- Authorities
- Companies
- Upcoming Telecom Events
- Telecom Magazines
Legal Information
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Companies Mentioned Include:
- Ericsson
- Nokia
- Lucent
- Motorola
- Huawei
- ZTE
- Nortel
- Siemens
- Alcatel
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