What’s New

2022-06-02 - Indian 5G Auction — Operator Outflow Scenarios

2022-01-25 - Indian Trade in Electronics

2022-01-21 - India’s Export & Import in Merchandise

2021-10-12 - SUC Rule — An Incentive to acquire more 5G spectrum

2021-10-01 - Indian Auctions — Spectrum For Display Or Sale?

2021-09-27 - Added a Page TRAI's Model Analysis

2021-09-22 - No SUC for future spectrum,will it reduce outflows?

2021-09-21 - Telecom Licensing — A Policy Perspective

2021-08-21 - Multiple Licenses a Liability or a Liberator?

12-06-2021 - Indian Yearly Export & Imports Pareto Charts 

12-06-2021 - Indian Monthly Export & Imports Pareto Charts

07-06-2021 - Comparing States on Key Metrics

04-06-2021 - Updated Harmonised Spectrum Maps

11-03-2021 - 4G Spectrum all - single view

03-03-2021 - 4G Spectrum's Quality & Quantity

02-03-2021 - SP's Likley 4G Spectrum - After Auctions

02-03-2021 - 4G Spectrum Auction - Operator Bids

01-03-2021 - 4G Spectrum Auction Results - Day 1

02-02-2021 - Indian Budget Revenue Receipt Break Up

30-01-2021 - India's Industrial Production Growth

30-01-2021 - Updated Spectrum Inventory Map (NIA Amendment)

30-01-2021 - Updated Spectrum Summary Page (NIA Amendment)

28-01-2021 - India's elec trade value & rate (item wise)

28-01-2021 - India's elec trade value & rate (hscode wise)

20-01-2021 - India's Balance of Payments

11-01-2021 - Added a page on spectrum expiry

11-01-2021 - Added a page on spectrum summary

07-01-2021 - Created a page on auction of 4G spectrum

07-01-2021 - Updated Spectrum Reserve Prices 

06-01-2021 - Update Trade Analysis Page (Electronics)

19-12-2020 - An Analysis of Indian Forthcoming Spectrum Auctions (Revised)

14-09-2020 - Indian Telecom's AGR Tangle - Who is at fault?

29-08-2020 - Added Dynamic Spectrum Expiry Page

29-08-2020 - Added 6GHz Spectrum Map for India

16-08-2020 - Added India's Export & Import All Countries in One Window

16-08-2020 - Added India's Trade Surplus All Countries

16-08-2020 - Added India's Trade Deficit All Countries

11-08-2020 - Added India's Import Data from All Countries

11-08-2020 - Added India's Import Data of all Principal Commodities

02-08-2020 - Added a Page on India's Trade Analysis

19-07-2020 - Indian Telecom Operator's Financials

07-06-2020 - Dissecting Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme

14-05-2020 - Added dynamic Telecom Subscriber Page

19-03-2020 - It is all about clarity and preciseness of policies!

16-03-2020 - DoT AGR Demand - Operator Impact

16-03-2020 - Updated DoT Demand Page to include the latest data 

13-03-2020 - India's 5G Technology - Opportunities and Challenges

28-02-2020 - Indian Telecom Sector - Past Policies & Lessons for the Future

23-02-2020 - Was SC's Interpretation of AGR the Real Intent of DoT?

16-02-2020 - Is "Make-in-India Working?

02-02-2020 - Incentivizing Manufacturing - Opportunities & Challenges

09-12-2019 - Make in India - Different Times Different Advocacy

05-12-2019 - What is wrong with telecom policies?

29-11-2019 - Which operator needs spectrum desperately?

21-11-2019 - Improving AGR Regulation

03-11-2019 - AGR Issue: Operator Payment Options

31-10-2019 - The AGR System - A Bottleneck for Motivating Investment

29-10-2019 - SC Judgment on AGR: Rationale and Implications

26-10-2019 - The battle of the 26 GHz band: Facts vs Myths

25-10-2019 - Will 5G in India Get Killed?

02-09-2019 - Added a new page of TV Broadcasting Dashboard

29-08-2019 - DoS stance will prevent the rollout of 5G in India

28-08-2019 - Updated the Viz on Telecom Market Data

27-08-2019 - Updated Operator Finance Market Share (June 2019)

27-08-2019 - Updated Gross Revenue Page (June 2019)

27-08-2019 - Updated Adjusted Gross Revenue Page (June 2019)

27-08-2019 - Updated License Fee Page (June 2019)

27-08-2019 - Updated Spectrum Fee Page (June 2019)

27-08-2019 - Added a dynamic page on KPI for Telecom

24-08-2019 - Added a dynamic page on spectrum price

23-08-2019 - Updated Spectrum Band Wise Page

22-08-2019 - Updated 3500 MHz Band Page

20-08-2019 - Update page wireless rural/urban

20-08-2019 - Updated page overview wireline

20-08-2019 - Updated page overview wireless

20-08-2019 - Added page on subscribers net adds

17-08-2019 - Added page on Indian Telecom KPI

16-08-2019 - Added page on Spectrum Price Trend

16-08-2019 - Added page on AGR Market Share Trend

13-08-2019 - Total BYS Count and % Share ver2

13-08-2019 - Total BTS Count and % Share ver1 

09-08-2019 - Added a new page on BTS/Tower Growth

09-08-2019 - Added a new page on network congestion

06-08-2019 - New page on DoT License Fee Demand

06-08-2019 - Why are mobile networks congested?

04-08-2019 - Spectrum Circle Border Maps - 900 MHz 

04-08-2019 - Spectrum Circle Border Maps - 1800 MHz

04-08-2019 - Spectrum Circle Border Maps - 2100 MHz

04-08-2019 - Spectrum Circle Border Maps - 2300 MHz

03-08-2019 - New Page for Spectrum Payment Options

02-08-2019 - New Page for Spectrum Border Maps

01-08-2019 - Telecom Sector Sickness Video

31-07-2019 - New Page for ARPU, MOU and Date Usage

28-07-2019 - New Page for Market Data Visualization

21-07-2019 - Updated Net Adds Page

21-07-2019 - Updated Wireless Rural/Urban Page

21-07-2019 - Updated Overview Wireline Page

21-07-2019 - Updated Overview Wireless Page

20-07-2019 - Indian Telecom Subscribers Trends

13-07-2019 - Spectrum Auction - Operator's Outflow Scenarios

11-07-2019 - Updated the Page Overview Internet

10-07-2019- New Page for Operator Bidding Interest for 2019 auctions

09-07-2019- Did DoT try hard enough to rationalise spectrum price?

07-07-2019 - Who has the largest 4G spectrum?

07-07-2019 - Updated the Operator Page

07-07-2019 - Updated the Spectrum Individual Page

06-07-2019 - Updated 1800 MHz Map Page

02-07-2019 - 5G Spectrum Price at the current level hold ground?

01-07-2019 - Added a New Page - VLR

01-07-2019 - Updated the Spectrum Band Page

30-06-2019 - Possible spectrum inventory for 2019 auction 

27-06-2019 - Compared Spectrum Deferred Payment Old vs New

26-06-2019 - New Page - Govt Rev from Spectrum & License Fees

26-06-2019 - New Page - 5G Global Auction Prices 

25-06-2019 - Updated Indian Wireless Urban/Rural MS Video

25-06-2019 - Updated Indian Wireline Subscribers Video

25-06-2019 - Updated Indian Telecom Subscribers Video

25-06-2019 - Added a New Page - Wireless Rural/Urban

25-06-2019 - Updated the Page - Overview Wireline

25-06-2019 - Updated the Page - Overview Wireless

23-06-2019 - Indian Telecom Sector - Is the golden goose tired?

18-06-2019 - New Page Operator MS on Revenues and License Fees

15-06-2019 - An Analysis of Indian Forthcoming Spectrum Auctions

13-06-2019 - Updated Spectrum Sold & Unsold Page

13-06-2019 - Updated Auction Outflow Page

13-06-2019 - Updated Financial Page

13-06-2019 - Updated Subscriber Page

11-06-2019 - Spectrum NPA - A reality or myth?

09-06-2019 - BSNL & MTNL Revival: Spectrum is the Key

08-06-2019 - Indian Telecom Operator Revenue (Video)

08-06-2019 - Indian Telecom Revenue Market Share (Video)

07-06-2019 - Why is BSNL & MTNL Sick?

30-05-2019 - Preventing 5G serve whose interest - Indian or Foreign?

30-05-2019 - Updated 26&28 GHz Page

28-05-2019 - VNO & Spectrum Sharing have failed to take off, but why?

27-05-2019 - The Problem of Unused Spectrum

27-05-2019 - Updated Spectrum Expiry Page

25-05-2019 - Telecom Sector - The List of Urgent Reforms

23-05-2019 - How to make sharing of infrastructure more attractive?

21-05-2019 - "Earth"​ Flat or Round?

20-05-2019 - Spectrum Turf War

20-05-2019 - TV OTT Apps be Licensed Under Same Terms as Others?

19-05-2019 - Importing and Selling Refurbished Phones Allowed in India?

16-05-2019 - Can Operators Use 5G for Broadcasting TV Channels?

15-05-2019 - TataSky Bouquets (Costs & Margins) (Video)

13-05-2019 - Broadcasting Regulations: Are the objectives met?

07-05-2019 - Added a Page on 26 & 28 GHz Map

07-05-2019 - Added a Page on 3500 MHz Map

05-05-2019 - Incentivizing 5G Investments

19-04-2019 - Indian Telecom Subscribers 

19-04-2019 - Indian Telecom Market Urban & Rural MS 

19-04-2019 - Times Now Digital India Summit (India 5G Ready?)

07-04-2019 - Indian Telecom Broadband Subscribers 

21-03-2019 - Spectrum Auction Simulation (Year 2014)

21-03-2019 - Spectrum Auction Simulation (Year 2012)

21-03-2019 - Indian Wireline Subscribers 

19-03-2019 - How 5G is different from 4G? 

17-03-2019 - Spectrum Insights on relevant bands for 5G

16-03-2019 - Added a Page of 5000 MHz Spectrum Map

16-03-2019 - Spectrum Insights on Constraints in TDD Usage

16-03-2019 - Updated 900 MHz Harmonization Page

15-03-2019 - Spectrum Insights on Unlicensed Operations 

13-03-2019 - Spectrum Price (Auction vs Reserve)

12-03-2019 - Spectrum Auction Simulation (Year-2016)

10-03-2019 - Spectrum Auction Simulation (Year-2015)

09-03-2019 - BWA Spectrum Auction Simulation (Year-2010)

09-03-2019 - 3G Spectrum Auction Simulation (Year-2010)

08-03-2019 - HLR vs VLR Market Share

26-02-2019 - Indian Telecom Revenue Market Share

26-02-2019 - Indian Telecom Operator Revenue

10-02-2019 - Speech – Making India 5G Ready

25-01-2019 - Internet Subscribers and Teledensity

23-01-2019 - Telecom Operator's Data Usage

22-01-2019 - Telecom Operator's ARPU & MOU

09-01-2019 - Telecom Broadband Subscribers

08-03-2019 - Added a new page - Video & Visualization

10-02-2019 - Speech - Making India 5G Ready

02-02-2019 - Challenges in Regulating OTT Services

10-01-2019 - Reservation - Logic of the 50% Limit

08-01-2019 - SC on "Vagueness of Law"​ "Draft Intermediaries Guidelines"

07-01-2019 - Intermediaries Guidelines: Background and Issues

05-01-2019 - Aadhaar Amendment Bill 2018 - Key Features

27-12-2018 - New E-Commerce Policy Mimicking Net Neutrality Principles?

26-12-2018 - Decoding MHA's Snooping Order

12-12-2018 - Improving TRAI's Spectrum Price Calculations

04-11-2018 - SC Judgment on Pricing of TV Channels and Related Issues

31-10-2018 - 5G Millimetre Waves

30-10-2018 - How is 5G different from 4G?

22-10-2018 - Does Spectrum Auction Truly Reflects Market Price?

04-10-2018 - 5G Spectrum Price of Other Markets Much Lower Than India?

02-10-2018 - Summarising Aadhaar Judgment

30-09-2018 - Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act is Unconstitutional Says SC, But Why?

17-09-2018 - Added a page on TRAI's 2018 Spectrum Prices

16-09-2018 - Simplifying The Privacy Debate

12-09-2018 - Current Method of Calculating Reserve Price Needs to Improve

09-09-2018 - Right to Privacy: Jurisprudence of Past & Current Cases

02-09-2018 - Indian Telecom Spectrum Metric

01-09-2018 - Indian Telecom Finance Metric

19-08-2018 - Prevention of Corruption Act 2018

17-08-2018 - Public Servants Taking Decisions: The Key Challenges

15-08-2018 - No Technology Can Win Without a Conducive Regulatory Framework

11-08-2018 - Why does positive intent often leads to negative outcomes?

06-08-2018 - Aadhar: Risks and Solutions

04-08-2018 - Spectrum Pricing Model: Is it biased towards last bid value?

03-08-2018 - Privacy: Justice Srikrishna Report

01-08-2018 - TRAI's Spectrum Recommendation

13-07-2018 - VNOs Allowed Pass-Through, But What About Others?

02-07-2018 - Reviving Telecom Sector: What do we need to do?

29-06-2018 - Managing Call Drops

26-06-2018 - Internet Telephony in India

06-06-2018 - Updated the 2300 MHz Page.

06-06-2018 - 2300 MHz Harmonization: The Final Order

02-06-2018 - Why Dismantling "Revenue Share" is the mother of all reforms?

31-05-2018 - V Band (60 GHz) Regulation: Are there Legal Issues?

30-05-2018 - Wireless Connectivity: How is the Rural India Doing?

28-05-2018 - VNO, WiFi & M2M Licenses : Opportunities & Constraints

28-05-2018 - Why do we need a new telecom policy?

03-05-2018 - 60 GHz (V Band): Why Should it be Delicensed?

16-04-2018 - Telecom FAQs

22-03-2018 - India Spectrum Auctions: Key Design Issues & Way Forward

20-03-2018 - Reorganised the Auction Page and added new data.

18-03-2018 - Active Spectrum & Expiry

13-03-2018 - Managing 5G Spectrum.

11-03-2018- Mobile Number Portability.

11-03-2018 - Added an MNP page.

25-02-2018 - Where are the revenues going?

25-02-2018 - Where are the subscribers going?

24-02-2018 - How was spectrum priced?

24-02-2018 - Added a page summarizing spectrum of individual players.

24-02-2018 - Added a page on spectrum quantity across bands.

23-02-2018 - Added a page on spectrum price comparison.

22-02-2018 - Dissecting Past Auctions.

21-02-2018 - Added Bidding Matrix for all auctions.

17-02-2018 - What is 5G?

17-02-2018 - Some bid high but lost, why?

13-02-2018 - Spectrum Tally.

13-02-2018 - Added a page on spectrum summary.

13-02-2018 - Added a page on expiring spectrum summary.

10-02-2018 - Pan-India Assignment of 3.5 GHz band.

10-02-2018- Added summary maps for band page.

09-02-2018- Added summary maps for operator page.

07-02-2018- Added pricing maps on the auction page.

05-02-2018 - Added a new page with Finance Information.

24-01-2018 - Licensed vs Unlicensed Spectrum.

24-01-2018 - Added a new page for harmonization.

20-01-2018 - Does "RP" Accurately Reflects the Value of Spectrum?

20-01-2018 - Added a new page with subscriber's data.