Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio and Vodafone Idea: From Tariff hike to trends, all you need to know
One key trend witnessed in 2020 was faster adoption of home broadband services. In the last six months to October, nearly four lk users were added every month. This was owing to two factors – Covid and cheaper plans. This will continue to result in faster adoption of broadband in India even in 2021. The outbreak of Covid-19 induced the culture of working and studying from home. Along with this in September, new broadband plans introduced by operators aided the growth. Operators not only introduced lower-end plans, but also started giving unlimited data.
Telecom companies took tariff hikes of 25-40% in the prepaid segment in December 2019. Another round of hikes was expected in the last calendar year but has been pushed to 2021 due to Covid shock: Reuters