Traditional media is Gung Ho about whatever Mukesh Ambani does and in the process doesn’t weigh the Business / Model and just paints a shangri-la picture irrespective of what the outcome is.
It is well known fact that 3G hasn’t gained much traction despite eco-system in place as affordability is still the main concern. In the context of this, let us see what is Airtel’s strategy in rolling out 4G LTE Broadband Wireless Access services ahead of others.
Everybody expected Reliance to launch and market 4G services, but how is it possible to build Continue reading What is Airtel’s Strategy to Combat Reliance Infotel on 4G-LTE Turf ?
Reliance / Mukesh Ambani is well known to influence the Indian media [Reference Nira Radia Tapes]. Anyway, our interest is Broadband and lets see if their new story of Rs 10 / GB of Wireless Broadband is doable.
Today’s ET reports that Reliance 4G LTE will be offered at Rs 10 / GB, a tenth to fifth the cost at which other operators are offering broadband services on competing technologies [ 3G / EVDO]. Reliance / Infotel Broadband have paid close to USD 2.2 Bn for the Spectrum and yet have a steep uphill task of getting the network up and Continue reading RIL Infotel Broadband’s 4G / LTE at Rs 10 / GB – Perfect Media Bomb / Gift to India ?
Here is a very interesting development on the 4G LTE-Broadband front. Mukesh Ambani’s RIL had invited bids for Telecom Infrastructure [Fiber and Tower] and Economic Times journalists who spoke to insiders in the deal send feelers that Reliance Communications [RCom ]is probably the choice for RIL’s 4G LTE Broadband Rollout. RCom has fantastic dark fiber network as well as international connectivity through Flag Telecom now known as Reliance Globalcom.
The Telecom Story in India is not as plain as written in the press. Here is an untold piece of the story. Anil ambani was not sure of winning GSM license for RCom. Hence his Swan Telecom now Etisatalt DB was brought to life but full of scandals. Continue reading Will Reliance Communications Roll Red Carpet to Mukesh’s RIL LTE-Broadband ?