The Indian telecommunication industry, with about 525 million mobile phone connections (Dec 2009), is the third largest telecommunication network in the world and the second largest in terms of number of wireless connections.
The Indian telecom industry is one of the fastest growing in the world and is projected that India will have ‘billion plus’ mobile users by 2015.
Projection by several leading global consultancies is that Indiaâ€™s telecom network will overtake Chinaâ€™s in the next 10 years.
Telecommunication Industry of Rajasthan
The State offers sound infrastructure and well-developed information and communication facilities. With high penetration rates in both the cellular phones and the internet market, Rajasthan today boasts a competitive business environment for both fixed network and value-added network carriers and service providers while providing high-quality services to consumers and businesses.
According to report Rajasthan have 27,742,395 mobile phone subscriber till September 2009.
Telecommunication Service Providers in Rajasthan
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, Airtel, Tata, Reliance, IDEA, MTS, VirginÂ are the major telecommunications service providers in Rajasthan which cater to the growing needs of the State.
Internet connectivity is available throughout the State and a state-wide optic fiber cable backbone is in place.
Recently Aircel, Indiaâ€™s 5th largest GSM mobile service provider geared up to expand its 2.5G network in Rajasthan circles too.