With a subscriber base of over 1000 million in the fiscal year 2016, India proudly stands as the second-largest telecom network in the entire world. With 462 million internet users in 2016, India stands third-highest in terms of total internet users with a 34.8 percent penetration in the current Indian market backed by highest annual growth. With seven out of eight users regularly accessing Internet from their mobile phones, mobile based Internet has emerged as an indispensable component of Internet usage in the country. Today. The telecom sector comprises of fixed line telephony, mobile telephony, internet that includes wireless, broadband, 3G/4g and telephone equipment.
With tremendous rise in the demand of new age technology, the telecommunications market is swelling like never before and has hence, become extremely competitive for which industry players require senior and middle level talent to successfully guide companies to new heights. The presence of right leaders is crucial for various stakeholders across the value chain – operators, network operators, services providers, and equipment providers.
The Telecom sector has been divided into three segments: