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Fixed / Mobile Convergence – Airtel Feels Heat before Jio FTTH Triple Play Launch

airtel-jio-fixed-mobile-convergenceAnybody tracking the Indian Telecommunications sector can say that Sunil Mittal lost sight of India when he went for acquisition in Africa and other countries as Indian market threw lots of surprises. Worst nightmare for Mittal is his entire Revenue model in Voice being under threat as Reliance Jio wants to offer FREE Voice Calls forever. Airtel is also severely lagging in offering huge Mobile Data Bundles compared to Jio. Airtel not only neglected but turned clod shoulders towards its DSL Broadband Subscribers for over a decade now – No F***ing innovative offerings nor upgrade in Infrastructure to offer higher speeds barring few areas of only Metro Cities [Forget Tier II and Tier III] where FTTH was laid.

To date, all the Indian telcos have had Continue reading Fixed / Mobile Convergence – Airtel Feels Heat before Jio FTTH Triple Play Launch

Tata Photon+ TV – Triple Play towards Reality + Content Vs Network

In an interview to IT Magazine in Jan-08, I had said that Triple Play in India was more of Hype as it was mostly restricted to selected few. However, Tata Photo+ TV powered by EVDO based Wireless Broadband network and Apalya / Mimobi TV is worth looking at, though it’ll take sometime for them to match the quality of Dish TV service providers. It is available in 69 cities across India with roaming facility and that’s quite a good number, in my view 🙂 Reliance, BSNL and MTS providing EVDO based wireless broadband services should start upgrading their networks as they are far behind Tata Photon+. Continue reading Tata Photon+ TV – Triple Play towards Reality + Content Vs Network