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India - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses

India - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the developments and trends in telecommunications, Internet and digital media markets in India.

Subjects covered include:

Key Statistics;
Market Overviews;
Major Players (fixed and mobile);
Infrastructure development national and international;
Mobile Voice and Data Markets;
Internet, including VoIP;
Broadband development;
Convergence and Digital Media;
Regulatory Environment.


1. Key statistics
2. Telecommunications market
2.1 Market Overview and Analysis
2.2 Background
2.3 Telecommunications Investment
2.3.1 Foreign investment
2.3.2 Investment in IT infrastructure
2.3.3 Investment in Digital Projects
2.3.4 Rural Projects
3. Regulatory environment
3.1 Overview
3.2 Regulatory authorities
3.2.1 Ministry for Communications (MoC)
3.2.2 Department of Telecommunications (DoT)
3.2.3 Telecom Commission
3.2.4 Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
3.2.5 Telecom Dispute Settlement & Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT)
3.2.6 Communications Commission of India (CCI)
3.2.7 Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY)
3.3 Licensing circles
3.4 Licensing VNO's
3.5 Net Neutrality
3.6 Access
3.7 Fibre Access
3.8 Regulatory developments
3.8.1 Overview
3.8.2 Regulatory developments - 2015
3.8.3 Regulatory developments - 2014
3.9 Government policies
3.9.1 National Telecom Policies 1999 (NTP-99)
3.9.2 Addendum to NTP-99
3.9.3 National Broadband Policy 2004
3.9.4 12th Five Year Plan (2012 2017)
3.10 Interconnect
4. Fixed network operators
4.1 Fixed-line statistics by Operator
4.2 Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL)
4.2.1 Overview
4.2.2 Fixed-line business
4.3 Bharti Airtel
4.4 Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL)
4.5 Quadrant
4.6 Reliance Communications
4.7 SSTL (Sistema)
4.8 Tata Teleservices
4.9 Videocon
4.10 Vodafone
4.11 NTT
5. Telecommunications infrastructure
5.1 Overview of the national telecom network
5.2 Statistics
5.3 Telecom towers
5.3.1 Overview
5.3.2 Developments
5.4 Rural and regional networks
5.4.1 Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF)
5.4.2 Village Public Telephones (VPTs)
5.4.3 Public Call Offices (PCOs)
5.5 National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN)
5.6 Next Generation Networks (NGN)
5.7 International infrastructure
5.7.1 Background
5.8 Satellite communications
5.8.1 INSAT
5.8.2 Intelsat
5.8.3 Thaicom (formerly ShinSat)
5.9 Submarine cable networks
5.9.1 FLAG
5.9.2 Network i2i
5.9.3 Tata-Indicom cable
5.9.4 SEA-ME-WE 4
5.9.5 Bharat Lanka cable
5.9.6 India, Middle East, Western Europe (I-ME-WE) cable
5.9.7 Europe India Gateway (EIG) cable
5.9.8 Southeast Asia Japan Cable System (SJC)
5.9.9 Submarine cable developments
5.10 Specific IT developments
5.10.1 Data Centres
5.10.2 Cloud Computing
5.11 Smart infrastructure
5.11.1 M2M/IoT
5.11.2 Smart cities
6. Broadband market
6.1 Market Overview and analysis
6.2 Broadband statistics
6.2.1 Internet statistics
6.3 National Broadband Policy
6.4 National Broadband Plan
6.5 Forecasts Fixed broadband subscribers 2017; 2019; 2022
6.6 Fixed Broadband Service Providers
6.6.1 Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL)
6.6.2 Bharti Airtel
6.6.3 Hughes Telecom
6.6.4 Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL)
6.6.5 Atria Convergence Technologies (ACT)
6.6.6 Vodafone
6.6.7 Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
6.7 Fixed Broadband Technologies
6.7.1 Hybrid Fibre Coax (HFC) networks
6.7.2 Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) networks
6.7.3 Fibre-to-the-Premises (FttP) and Fibre-To-The-Home (FttH)
6.7.4 Fixed wireless
7. Digital media
7.1 Videostreaming
7.1.1 IPTV
7.2 Broadcasting Market
7.2.1 Overview
7.2.2 Market statistics
7.2.3 Cable TV and Satellite TV
7.2.4 Pay TV
7.2.5 Satellite TV Direct-to-Home (DTH) TV
8. Digital economy
8.1 Overview
8.2 e-Commerce
8.3 e-Education
9. Mobile communications
9.1 Market Overview and Analysis
9.1.1 Geographic segments
9.1.2 Rural expansion
9.2 Mobile statistics
9.2.1 General statistics
9.2.2 Mobile Broadband
9.2.3 Forecasts mobile subscribers 2017; 2019; 2022
9.3 Regulatory issues
9.3.1 Spectrum
9.3.2 Mobile Subscriber Verification
9.3.3 Call drop investigation
9.3.4 Operators directed to issue data usage messages
9.3.5 Roaming
9.3.6 MNP
9.3.7 Network sharing
9.4 Mobile infrastructure
9.4.1 Introduction
9.4.2 GSM
9.4.3 CDMA
9.4.4 3G
9.4.5 4G / LTE
9.4.6 Other infrastructure developments
9.5 Major mobile operators
9.5.1 Subscribers by Operator
9.5.2 Merger Activities 2016 - 2017
9.5.3 Aircel
9.5.4 Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL)
9.5.5 Bharti Airtel
9.5.6 Idea Cellular
9.5.7 Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL)
9.5.8 Quadrant
9.5.9 Reliance Communications (RCOM)
9.5.10 Reliance Jio Infocomm (jio)
9.5.11 SSTL (Sistema)
9.5.12 Tata Teleservices
9.5.13 Telenor
9.5.14 Vodafone
9.5.15 Fixed-line business
9.5.16 Reach mobile
9.5.17 MVNOs
9.6 Mobile content and applications
9.6.1 Introduction
9.6.2 m-banking (payments/loans)
9.6.3 m-TV
9.6.4 m-Health
9.6.5 Apps
9.7 Mobile handsets
Table 1 Country statistics India 2017
Table 2 Telephone network statistics 2017
Table 3 Fixed Broadband statistics 2017
Table 4 Mobile statistics 2017
Table 5 National telecommunications authorities
Table 6 Historical - Foreign Direct Investment in telecom sector 2004 - 2014
Table 7 Telephone services to villages (Universal Services) 2016
Table 8 Fixed Line Service Provider by Rural, Urban Segment 2017
Table 9 Fixed Line Service Provider by Rural, Urban Segment 2016
Table 10 Fixed-line subscribers (millions) by operator 2010 2014; 2016 2017
Table 11 BSNL fixed-line subscribers 2002; 2012 - 2017
Table 12 Bharti fixed-line subscribers 2002 - 2017
Table 13 MTNL fixed-line subscribers 2004; 2007; 2010 - 2017
Table 14 Quadrant fixed-line subscribers 2012 - 2017
Table 15 Reliance fixed-line subscribers 2005 - 2017
Table 16 Sistema fixed-line subscribers 2010 - 2017
Table 17 Tata fixed-line subscribers 2011 - 2017
Table 18 Historic - Videocon mobile subscribers 2010 - 2015
Table 19 Vodafone Fixed Line subscribers 2011 - 2017
Table 20 Fixed-line subscribers and penetration 2005 - 2017
Table 21 Fixed-line subscribers and teledensity (historical) 1995 - 2005
Table 22 Growth of VPT scheme 2001 - 2017
Table 23 PCOs in operation 2003 2004; 2007 - 2017
Table 24 Fixed broadband subscribers 2001 - 2017
Table 25 Fixed broadband subscribers - market share by access type (Historical) 2014
Table 26 Internet penetration 2006 - 2018
Table 27 Dial-up internet subscribers (historical) 2007 - 2013
Table 28 Internet household penetration 2005 - 2017
Table 29 Proportion of households with a computer 2007 - 2017
Table 30 International internet bandwidth 2000 - 2017
Table 31 Forecast Fixed Broadband subscribers 2017; 2019; 2022
Table 32 Number of licensed ISPs (historical) 2002 2003; 2005; 2008 - 2013
Table 33 Historic - Cable modem subscribers 2001 - 2014
Table 34 Historic - DSL subscribers 2001 - 2014
Table 35 Historic - FttX subscribers 2010 - 2014
Table 36 - Broadcasting market overview
Table 37 DTH subscribers 2008 - 2017
Table 38 Mobile subscribers, annual change and penetration 2006 - 2017
Table 39 Mobile subscribers (GSM and CDMA) 2002 - 2017
Table 40 Mobile penetration in urban and rural areas 2007; 2009 - 2017
Table 41 Mobile ARPU (GSM and CDMA) 2005 - 2017
Table 42 Mobile broadband subscribers 2007 - 2017
Table 43 Forecast mobile subscribers 2017; 2019; 2022
Table 44 GSM ARPU 2003 - 2017
Table 45 GSM ARPU by region/circle, prepaid/postpaid/blended March 2017
Table 46 GSM ARPU by region/circle, prepaid/postpaid/blended March 2016
Table 47 CDMA ARPU 2003 - 2017
Table 48 Mobile subscribers and market share (wireless) 2017
Table 49 Mobile operators, subscribers and market share (wireless) 2015 - 2016
Table 50 Mobile operators, subscribers and market share (fixed and wireless) 2016 - 2017
Table 51 Mobile operators, subscribers and market share (fixed and wireless) 2015 - 2016
Table 52 Mobile operators Systems and Launch
Table 53 Aircel mobile subscribers 2004 - 2017
Table 54 BSNL mobile subscribers 2002 - 2017
Table 55 Bharti Airtel mobile subscribers 2002 - 2017
Table 56 Bharti Airtel mobile ARPU 2004 - 2005; 2007 - 2017
Table 57 Idea Cellular mobile subscribers 2002 - 2017
Table 58 Idea Cellular mobile ARPU 2007 2011; 2013 - 2017
Table 59 MTNL mobile subscribers 2002 - 2017
Table 60 Quadrant mobile subscribers 2012 - 2017
Table 61 Reliance mobile subscribers 2002 - 2017
Table 62 Reliance mobile ARPU 2007 - 2017
Table 63 Sistema mobile subscribers 2008 - 2017
Table 64 Tata Teleservices mobile subscribers 2002 - 2017
Table 65 Telenor mobile subscribers 2009 - 2017
Table 66 Vodafone mobile subscribers 2002 2017
Table 67 Vodafone - mobile ARPU 2008 - 2017
Table 68 Vodafone fixed-line subscribers 2011 - 2017
Chart 1 Fixed-line subscribers market share by operator 2017
Chart 2 - Fixed-line subscribers and penetration 2005 - 2017
Chart 3 - Fixed broadband subscribers and penetration 2006 - 2017
Chart 4 - Internet penetration 2006 - 2018
Chart 5 - Forecast Fixed Broadband subscribers 2017; 2019; 2022
Chart 6 - Mobile subscribers and penetration 2006 - 2017
Chart 7 - Mobile broadband subscribers and penetration 2009 - 2017
Chart 8 - Forecast mobile penetration 2017; 2019; 2022
Chart 9 - Mobile subscribers and market share (wireless) 2017
Exhibit 1 Fixed-line basic services by operator
Exhibit 2 Major shareholders in Bharti Airtel
Exhibit 3 ISRO satellite network
Exhibit 4 International submarine cable systems with landing points in India
Exhibit 5 CDMA 3G commercial deployment in India

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