DEN Networks & Hathway Cables buyout is a threat to Bharti’s non-mobile biz,that garner 12% its India revenue.
Data shows market share of 2G phones has dropped to 30% in quarter ended June.
Reliance Jio Infocomm buys such gear from Samsung, which enjoys duty-free status under a free trade pact.
Experts believe telecom gear would become more expensive, hurting the financial health of the industry.
Jio’s aggression since its September 2016 entry had forced incumbents to match rates to retain customers.
Jio is estimated to report its fourth successive quarter in the black.
The government is examining the feasibility of allocating this spectrum band in India for 5G, close on the heels of South Korea auctioning these airwaves.
Even after PM's observation, pricing & infra challenges mean telcos can do little to improve voice services.
The consistently higher monthly additions may make verification costs greater for Jio than Vodafone Idea or Airtel.
Finland’s Nokia currently provides networks equipment to the combined Vodafone-Idea Cellular entity in 15 circles, followed by Sweden’s Ericsson in 14.
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