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Vodafone and MTNL Trying to Lunch 3G Services in Telecom Market

Sunday, April 19, 2009

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There is two hot news about telecom industry. Vodafone and MTNL Indian mobile networks are trying to launch 3G services in India. According to recent news about Rs 10,000 crore debts has been raised by Vodafone and Essar group from State Bank of India. The fund will work for plans expansion along with bidding for 3G licenses.

In the PTI news Vodafone Essar spokesperson said, “We will use the loan for various business purposes.” Vodafone offer about 69 million users mobile phone networking services.

Vodafone mainly will work for 3G spectrum by the loan amount. Now, 3G spectrum in India bid price varies from Rs 2,020 crore to Rs 4,040 crore.

In second news MTNL which is the state government telecom services provider announced that it will work for 3G network services in Mumbai next month. It has target about 1 lakh users by next year. However, “Jadoo” 3G network services have been already launched by MTNL in some pockets of Delhi.

Kuldeep Singh who is the MTNL (Technical) Director said in Economic Times, “We will begin aggressive marketing our 3G services when we would have a good user base and cover major parts of Delhi.”

By these two news it is clear that now in telecom industry all network providers want to expand their services for 3rd generation. It is the competition like mobile phones handsets where all handsets are going to be launch touch-screen. In the network services now, even in India there is competition to give the 3G services to its users.
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