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Is 4G a marketing gimmick?

After initial success, data use is stagnating and getting consumers to spend additional money for high-speed internet is proving to be difficult for telcos

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Telecom Industry

Malini Bhupta  |  New Delhi 



The country's telecom industry is split right down the middle as far as mobile broadband technologies in India are concerned. The split is between the 'haves' and the 'have-nots'.

Given that only two players, Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel, have pan-India spectrum to offer next generation mobile broadband, it's divided the industry on the opportunity cost of 4G as a technology. Those who have the spectrum and capability to invest in the new technology are going after it, while the followers remain cautious about the shift as they believe there is enough juice left in ...

First Published: Fri, May 13 2016. 14:30 IST
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