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Data tariffs too high in India, says Analysys Mason report

Research & advisory firm envisages a situation where data tariffs will come down to levels seen in developed markets

Data tariffs too high in India: Analysys Mason

DatatariffsarehighinIndia,whichpossiblyexplainswhymobileoperatorsarenotabletotakepenetrationbeyondthe30percentlevels.DatatariffsinIndiaarecurrentlyatRs250perGB,whichisexpensivewhenadjustedforpercapitaincomes.  AccordingtoareportonmobilebroadbandbyAnalysysMason,India’sdatatariffs(priceof1GBpack)-aspercentageofgrossnationalincome(GNI)percapita-arecurrently2.6percent,whereasonanaveragethedevelopedeconomies’datatariffs-aspercentageofGNIpercapita-currentlystandat0.4-0.5per ...