The business case presented focuses on insatiable demand amongst a growing population for a service built on dilapidated, poorly maintained infrastructure, against a backdrop of government deregulation in the telecoms sector. As of 1992, there were a mere 78k telephone lines for the 27m people living in 4.7m households (a population set to double over the coming 24 years), with users suffering success rates of just 25%. Demand was forecast to grow to 500k subscribers by 1996. The recent deregulation of the telecoms sector (via the break-up of TPTC into TPC and TTCL) and the formation of a regulator (TCC) had
By tradition, telecommunication companies primarily provide voice calling, text messaging, and Internet connectivity through wireline or landline connections. But now, the business changed into wireless along with wired internet, data, and business solutions where telecom companies mainly make profit by selling subscription plans for voice and data. (Marketrealist, nd) This trend continues to increase in every city across the world as more and more workers transact their business away from their table. In 2003, wireless calls for first time exceeded calls from hard lines in United States following by Europe in 2008. (Encyclopedia of Management,
"A Call for Progress" describes the need and importance of telecommunication in today's world. It helps many people in exploring different opportunities. Unfortunately, this industry is in the hands of state-run monopolies who are inefficient in this sector with a staff which is poorly motivated. However, the introduction of cell phone has enabled the consumers to avoid the bane of landline service.
§ Diverse markets - Telecommunications markets can local, regional, or global. Furthermore, customer can include residential, business, and government markets.
The telecommunication industry has seen significant regulatory reform from the 1990s onwards to the present date. There are major sectors in the industry such as fixed line telephony, television delivery, mobile telephony, fixed wireless access, satellite service, radio and postal sector. I am going to predominantly focus on mobile telephony sector of the industry. Particularly on what were the attractive features of the industry analyzing it by using porter’s five forces which determines the attractiveness of the industry. I will discuss what attracted Meteor into the industry; analyze Meteor strategies entering the market and what factors caused them to alter their strategies and finally how I envisage the telecommunication industry in
The telecommunications industry is divided into four primary categories; mobile telephones, fixed line telephones, internet and broadband and broadcasting. I am going to center this essay on the mobile telephone sector. I will assess the attractiveness of the mobile telecommunication industry in 1980, analyse meteor’s strategy on entering the market and the reasons that caused it to change them. Lastly I will discuss how I imagine the telecommunications industry will evolve over the next 5 years.
The industry of cell phone is one of the greatest growing industries in the globe and has internationally expanded swiftly as rising states emerge. The global industry of cell phone is greatly definite by total market share and the supported price upon the type of product. The industry can be classified in three various structures: the low end, middle end, and the high end. The ability of the industry to enlarge globally is essential as the increase of upcoming markets and the coming forth of new potential customers.
A projected investment gap in telecommunications may leave these challenges unresolved. An estimated US$35.4 billion will be invested in the country until 2040; however, actual investment needs are forecasted at US$ 43.6 million during the same period, which determines a gap of US$ 8.2 billion. Deploying newer technology and modern infrastructure to rural/remote areas requires substantial investments that private-sector players are unwilling to undertake given the unfavorable trade-off between risk and return. Declining mobile average revenue per user (ARPU), which denotes the depth of the telecom market, is expected to continue and exacerbate sluggish growth in the increasingly saturated mobile phone segment. Along with the weakening of traditional operator business models due to IP substitution, these trends are likely to limit the impact of both subscription and revenue growth opportunities for ICT players, and widen the country’s digital gap.
After going through different studies, reviews and articles of different authors we came to the result that 3g and 4g services have both negative and positive impact of country’s economy. Focusing several developing countries as a background like China 4G Specifies Stronger Economic Growth For China: MIIT experts believed that the issuance of 4G licenses, which symbols a innovative era in China's high-speed mobile system, is expected to lift the country's economic growth beside with an rise in information consumption demand. China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom will bargain 4G mobile network services countrywide. Moreover, the 3G system in a straight line gave 211 billion Yuan to China's GDP growth and added 1.23 million occupations during the primary three years after it was put into exploit in 2009, according to the MIIT. Furthermore, The Philippines is experiencing healthier socio-economic enlargement due to third-generation (3G) network services, rendering to a report by telecom firm Qualcomm. The report mentioned South Korea, South Africa, Thailand, and the Philippines as examples of countries with 3G deployment, and how this substructure affected their corresponding economies. Between the more prominent points in the study are the flourishing in job formation in the telecommunications segment, formation of innovative products and services geared towards exact mobile marketplace segments, and comfortable experience for consumers who command a
This is an analysis of the Political, Economic, Social and Technological environment surrounding the Indian Telecommunication Industry.
Telenor i.e. Grameenphone as a Multinational Company achieving competitive advantage through high level of adaptation and local responsiveness in an emerging country like Bangladesh.
Date: Program: Course Authors Teacher Title Strategic question Purpose 2008-05-26 International Marketing Master Thesis International Marketing (EF0705) Parunya Vanasakul Ploychompoo Wankeao Supisra Arayaphong (830422) (850418) (831102) Tobias Eltebrandt The battle of DTAC in Thailand’s mobile phone operator market How can DTAC gain higher market share by focusing on customers in Bangkok? The purpose of this research is to investigate, analyze current competition between DTAC and other competitors with customer insight in order to find out the possibility for DTAC to gain more market share in Thai telecommunication market by focusing on customers in Bangkok area. Researchers apply ‘Business Strategy theory and Marketing mix for
India is today one of the world’s most promising markets, but for the telecom companies it is both promising and difficult. With at least 6 operators in each circle, the Indian market is extremely competitive. The customer is very demanding.
In a remarkably short period of time, Cell phones and mobile technology have become omnipresent in the day-to-day life in Bangladesh. People around the country are using their cell phones for a variety of purposes, especially for calling, texting and taking pictures as well as social awareness raising, literacy training and skill development. The rapid expansion of mobile phone network has been accompanied by a growing emphasis on providing more cellular based services and promoting efficiency and financial sustainability. The recent addition to the list is the mobile banking service.