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India - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

India - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - 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.


  • Executive Summary
  • Key statistics
    • Table Country Statistics, Major Operators and Telco Authorities – 2019 (e)
    • Table Top Level Country Statistics – 2019 (e)
  • Telecommunications market
    • MARKET OVERVIEW AND ANALYSIS
    • REGIONAL ASIAN MARKET COMPARISON
    • BACKGROUND
    • TELECOMMUNICATIONS INVESTMENT
      • Infrastructure Projects – 2018 – 2020
      • Investment in Digital Projects
      • 2018-19 Telecoms Projects
  • Regulatory environment
    • OVERVIEW
    • REGULATORY AUTHORITIES
      • Ministry for Communications (MoC)
      • Department of Telecommunications (DoT)
      • Telecom Commission
      • Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
      • Telecom Dispute Settlement & Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT)
      • Communications Commission of India (CCI)
      • Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY)
    • LICENSING CIRCLES
    • LICENSING – VNO'S
    • NET NEUTRALITY
    • ACCESS
    • FIBRE ACCESS
    • INTERCONNECT
    • GOVERNMENT POLICIES
      • 12th Five Year Plan (2012 – 2017)
  • Fixed network operators
    • FIXED-LINE STATISTICS BY OPERATOR
      • Table Fixed-line subscribers (millions) by operator – 2010 – 2014; 2016 – 2019
      • Table Fixed Line Service Provider by Rural, Urban Segment – 2018
    • BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LTD (BSNL)
      • Table BSNL fixed-line subscribers – 2002; 2012 – 2019
    • BHARTI AIRTEL
      • Table Bharti fixed-line subscribers – 2008 – 2019
    • MAHANAGAR TELEPHONE NIGAM LIMITED (MTNL)
      • Table MTNL fixed-line subscribers – 2010 – 2019
    • QUADRANT
      • Table Quadrant fixed-line subscribers – 2012 – 2019
    • RELIANCE COMMUNICATIONS
      • Table Reliance fixed-line subscribers – 2005 - 2019
      • SSTL (Sistema)
        • Table Historic - Sistema fixed-line subscribers – 2010 – 2017
    • TATA TELESERVICES
      • Table Tata fixed-line subscribers – 2011 – 2019
    • VIDEOCON
      • Table Historic - Videocon mobile subscribers – 2010 – 2015
    • VODAFONE
      • Table Vodafone Idea Fixed Line subscribers – 2011 – 2019
    • NTT
  • Telecommunications infrastructure
    • OVERVIEW OF THE NATIONAL TELECOM NETWORK
    • STATISTICS
      • Table Fixed-line subscribers and penetration – 2009 – 2024
      • Table Fixed-line subscribers and teledensity (historical) – 1995 – 2005
    • TELECOM TOWERS
      • Overview
      • Developments
    • RURAL AND REGIONAL NETWORKS
      • Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF)
      • Public Call Offices (PCOs)
        • Table PCOs in operation – 2003 – 2004; 2007 – 2018
    • BHARATNET / NATIONAL OPTICAL FIBRE NETWORK (NOFN)
    • NEXT GENERATION NETWORKS (NGN)
    • INTERNATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE
      • Background
    • SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS
      • INSAT
      • Intelsat
      • Thaicom (formerly ShinSat)
    • SUBMARINE CABLE NETWORKS
      • FLAG
      • Network i2i
      • Tata-Indicom cable
      • SEA-ME-WE 4
      • Bharat Lanka cable
      • India, Middle East, Western Europe (I-ME-WE) cable
      • Europe India Gateway (EIG) cable
      • Southeast Asia Japan Cable System (SJC)
      • Submarine cable developments
    • DATA CENTRES
      • Overview
      • Major Providers
    • IT SPECIFIC DEVELOPMENTS
      • Cloud Computing
    • SMART INFRASTRUCTURE
      • Internet-Of-Things (IoT)
      • Smart Cities
      • Artificial Intelligence
  • Broadband market
    • INTRODUCTION AND STATISTICAL OVERVIEW
      • Market Overview and analysis
      • Broadband statistics and Forecast
        • Table Fixed Broadband Subscribers and Penetration (with Forecast) – 2009 – 2024
        • Table Historic - Fixed broadband subscribers - market share by access type – 2014
        • Table Internet penetration – 2008 – 2019
        • Table Historic - Dial-up internet subscribers – 2007 – 2013
        • Table Historic - International internet bandwidth – 2000 – 2017
      • National Broadband Plan
    • FIXED BROADBAND SERVICE PROVIDERS
      • Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL)
      • Bharti Airtel
      • Hughes Telecom
      • Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL)
      • Atria Convergence Technologies (ACT)
      • Vodafone Idea
      • Jio
      • Spectra
      • Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
        • Table Historic - Number of licensed ISPs – 2002 – 2003; 2005; 2008 – 2013
    • FIXED BROADBAND TECHNOLOGIES
      • Hybrid Fibre Coax (HFC) networks
        • Table Historic - Cable modem subscribers – 2001 – 2014
      • Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) networks
        • Table Historic - DSL subscribers – 2001 – 2014
      • Fibre-to-the-Premises (FttP) and Fibre-To-The-Home (FttH)
        • Table Historic - FttX subscribers – 2010 – 2014
      • Fixed wireless
  • Digital economy
    • OVERVIEW
    • E-PAYMENTS
    • E-EDUCATION
    • SMART METERS
  • Digital media
    • BROADCASTING MARKET
      • Table DTH subscribers – 2008 – 2018
  • Mobile communications
    • MARKET OVERVIEW AND ANALYSIS
      • Geographic Segments
      • Rural Expansion
    • MOBILE STATISTICS
      • Mobile Statistics and Forecast
        • Table Mobile Subscribers and Penetration (with Forecast) – 2009 – 2024
        • Table Historic - Mobile subscribers (GSM and CDMA) – 2002 – 2018
        • Table Mobile penetration in urban and rural areas – 2007; 2009 – 2019
        • Table Mobile ARPU (GSM and CDMA) – 2005 – 2018
      • Mobile Broadband Statistics and Forecast
        • Table Mobile Broadband Subscribers and Penetration (with Forecast) – 2011 – 2024
    • REGULATORY ISSUES
      • Spectrum
      • Mobile Subscriber Verification
      • Interconnection
      • Roaming
      • Mobile Number Portability (MNP)
    • MOBILE INFRASTRUCTURE
      • GSM
        • Table GSM ARPU – 2003 - 2018
      • CDMA
        • Table CDMA ARPU – 2003 – 2018
      • 3G
      • 4G / LTE
      • 5G Developments
      • Other Infrastructure Developments
    • MAJOR MOBILE OPERATORS
      • Subscribers by Operator
        • Table Mobile subscribers and market share – 2019
        • Table Historic - Mobile subscribers and market share – 2017 – 2018
        • Table Historic - Mobile subscribers and market share – 2017 – 2018
        • Table Historic - Mobile operators, subscribers and market share (fixed and wireless) – 2016 – 2017
      • Merger Activities – 2016 – 2018
      • Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL)
        • Table BSNL mobile subscribers – 2002 – 2019
      • Bharti Airtel
        • Table Bharti Airtel mobile subscribers – 2002 – 2019
        • Table Bharti Airtel mobile ARPU – 2004 - 2005; 2007 – 2018
        • Table Historic - Telenor mobile subscribers – 2009 - 2017
      • Vodafone Idea
        • Table Vodafone Idea - mobile subscribers – 2002 – 2019
        • Table Idea Cellular mobile ARPU – 2007 – 2011; 2013 – 2018
      • Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL)
        • Table MTNL mobile subscribers – 2002 – 2019
      • Quadrant
        • Table Historic - Quadrant mobile subscribers – 2012 – 2017
      • Reliance Communications (RCOM)
        • Table Reliance mobile subscribers – 2002 – 2019
        • Table Reliance mobile ARPU – 2007 – 2018
        • Table Historic - Sistema mobile subscribers – 2008 – 2017
      • Aircel
        • Table Aircel mobile subscribers – 2004 – 2018
      • Reliance Jio Infocomm (Jio)
        • Table Reliance Jio mobile subscribers – 2017 - 2019
        • Table Reliance mobile ARPU – 2018
      • TATA Teleservices
        • Table Tata Teleservices mobile subscribers – 2002 – 2019
      • Vodafone - Historic
        • Table Vodafone mobile subscribers – 2002 – 2018
        • Table Vodafone - mobile ARPU – 2008 – 2018
      • Reach Mobile
      • MVNOs

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