Top Players in Indian Telecom Sector

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TOP PLAYERS IN THE TELECOM INDUSTRY There’s definite excitement in the telecom industry with a few ruling the industry. Globally China Mobile is regarded as one of the biggest players in the telecom industry with a market value of over $213.8 billion. It is also the only telecom operator to have provided operations at Mount Everest. Not so far behind is America’s very own At&t which has a market value of over $200.1 billion dollars. Besides At&t, other telecom sectors fighting for ranks include Verizon established in 1983, Vodafone, also considered as among the top 3 companies listed in the London Stock Exchange, America Movil (based in Mexico), Telefonica, Telstra, NTT group, Deutshe Telekom and finally Softbank which is a Japanese Network. In India, the telecom sector operates a little differently. None of the Indian operators make it to the list of the top 10 telecom companies even in market share, despite operating in the second most populous country in the world. However, Vodafone that operates in India makes it to the list at number four. The following are the Key players in the telecom sector in India: AIRTEL | VODAFONE | RELIANCE COMMUNICATIONS | IDEA CELLULAR | TATA TELESERVICES | AIRCEL | UNINOR | MTS | MTNL | LOOP MOBILEFormerly BPL |

Airtel Bharti Airtel or simply Airtel is India’s largest telecom company, headquartered in New Delhi, India. In the year 1986, Sunil Mittal incorportated Bharthi Telecom Limited and his company became the first in India to offer Push – button telephones. 20 years down the road, Airtel started operations outside India. In 2010, Airtel acquired Zain Telecom, a Kuwait based operator. It also acquired Telecom Seychelles in 2010. Airtel invested US$10 million in its fixed and mobile telecoms network in Seychelles. Airtel currently has a presence in 20 countries such as Bangladesh,…...

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