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Airtel’s Q3 FY18 results hint price war with Jio is far from over
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Newbie in the telecom space continued disruption in the quarter gone by. Price wars topped with IUC cut caused the profits of the largest telecom operator in India to crumble.
Bharti Airtel shares bleed nearly 2% on Sensex post disappointing Q3 results
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Airtel’s profit fell for the sixth quarter in a row post the launch of Reliance Jio and its attractive discounted services.
Consolidations done, telecom looks to dial up growth in 2018
Sun, Dec 31, 2017
Mobile data consumption in India surpassed the combined usage of the US and China in 2017, a year that saw the landscape of the telecom sector being altered with bitter competition and setting-in of the much awaited consolidation phase.
Your telecom service provider of the future could look like this
Tue, Oct 31, 2017
Future of India’s vastly changing telecom industry landscape leads us to believe there’s something more than pursuing revenue from data services.
Reliance Jio’s adjusted gross revenue fell 12% in April to June quarter
Sat, Sep 30, 2017
Attractive discounts and freebies have cost Reliance Jio Rs 1036.56 crore in adjusted gross revenue during the first quarter of FY18.
Telecom sector's 'renewable shock': ARPUs down by a third, Economic Survey says
Fri, Aug 11, 2017
Economic Survey revealed that the revenue per user for the telecom industry has fallen since the launch of Jio.
Indian telecom market likely to cross Rs 6.6 lakh crore revenue
Wed, Aug 02, 2017
Communications Minister Manoj Sinha on Wednesday said the Indian telecom industry has seen a paradigm shift from a voice centric market to a data-centric market and it is expected to cross Rs 6.6 trillion (6.6 lakh crore) revenue mark by 2020.
Increasing internet penetration to boost revenue from data services for telcos
Mon, Jul 31, 2017
An emerging trend in the telecom industry may be noticed as the attempt of companies to earn more from data services over voice calls.
Reliance Jio impact: Telcos data ARPUs may dip nearly 27% in Q1
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
Zeebiz analyses impact of price wars and free data packs on the first quarter results of telcos.
Reliance Jio's new 4G plans: Rs 309 vs Rs 399, which one should you go for?
Thu, Jul 13, 2017
Reliance Jio has strategically introduced two plans that caps data at 1GB per day, for which most of its customers go flocking. We tell you which one to buy.
Reliance Jio freebies cost telecom sector Rs 8240 crore in incremental revenue?
Tue, Jun 13, 2017
Reliance Jio dented the telecom industry revenues with its free offers that began in September last year. The debt laden industry has experienced a drop in adjusted gross revenue, ARPU and higher outgoings on interconnection charges, analysts say.
Reliance Jio's freebies cause Airtel, Idea to lose revenue
Mon, May 15, 2017
Freebies gallore, the telecom sector has witnessed depressing Q4 financials. Airtel and Idea’s data revenues plummeted in Q4FY17 as both incumbents also posted depressing revenues in comparison to the same quarters last year. Idea Cellular lost 6.4 million data subscribers while Airtel's mobile data revenue declined 14.6% in Q4.
Bharti Airtel’s revenue per user may drop lower than Idea’s in Q4
Tue, May 09, 2017
India’s telecom major, Bharti Airtel, with the widest subscriber base may have suffered a fall in average revenue per user (ARPU) in the fourth quarter of FY17. Discounted and free services galore, the incumbent could anticipate a sharp fall in profit along with falling ARPUs.
Why telecom companies are still indulging in price wars
Mon, Apr 24, 2017
Seven months since the launch of Reliance Jio and the incumbent operators have shed subscribers and profit alike.
Reliance Jio pulls down sales of nine telcos in December quarter
Tue, Apr 04, 2017
In three months of its launch, new entrant Reliance Jio that lured in its customer base with freebies pulled down the sales of nine telecom companies in the December 2016 quarter.
How Reliance Jio bundled the telecom sector into 'one plan'
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Pricing paradigm of the telecom industry has changed and one of the major reasons for this change was the entry of Reliance Jio.
Only 1% Indians spend over Rs 800 per month on their mobile phone bills
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Entry of Reliance Jio (RJio) in the Indian telecom market has clearly disrupted the way subscribers use mobile phones and data.
Telecom wars with Jio may have an unintended consequence: Your wallet
Thu, Mar 09, 2017
Average revenue per user (ARPU) -- the benchmark for telecom companies' revenues in India stands at less than Rs 200 per month.
Reliance Jio impact: Data usage to increase 40% but experts warn telecoms of bleak year ahead
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Telecom sector analysts find little solace with the approaching dawn of the new financial year given the competition level in the industry.
What to expect from Airtel Q3 results today
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
The bigger picture on Reliance Jio’s full impact of attractive deals in the whole quarter from October to December will be unveiled on Tuesday with telecom major – Bharti Airtel’s third quarter results.