India - Fixed Broadband Market - Statistics and Analyses

Synopsis

India’s fixed broadband market remains highly under-developed due to the dominance of the mobile platform and in turn by the uptake of mobile broadband. Fixed broadband penetration is expected to grow at a moderate rate over the next five years to 2023 from a very small base.

Leading Indian fixed broadband service providers have a limited pan-India fixed broadband presence and are mainly focused on metros, and selected tier-1 cities.

The digital economy will help the country align to its goals of expanding the wider Indian economy as well as enhancing jobs. Sectors such as communications, including telecoms, IT services and eCommerce in the coming years will expand further contributing to the country’s digital economic growth.

India is one of the fastest growing eCommerce markets globally however India will take more than 10 years to reach the level of the US and China markets in online retail.

There are several trends in the Indian online education segment that are contributing to the growth opportunities ahead. These included a continuous need for working professionals to learn new skills as well as the emergence of technologies such as big data and artificial intelligence that is enabling online education vendors to design customized content.

Key developments:

  • The Reserve Bank of India drafted guidelines that allows for direct money transfers between the apps of different mobile wallet providers.
  • IoT focus areas will include agriculture, health, transportation, security, automobile, and smart cities.
  • Video will remain the main driver for online content consumption.
  • Fixed broadband penetration is expected to grow at a moderate rate over the next five years to 2023.

Companies covered in this report include:

Bharti Airtel, Idea, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL), Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL), Vodafone, Spectra

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Introduction and statistical overview
    • 2.1 Market Overview and analysis
    • 2.2 Broadband statistics and Forecast
    • 2.3 National Broadband Policy
    • 2.4 National Broadband Plan
  • 3. Fixed Broadband Service Providers
    • 3.1 Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL)
    • 3.2 Bharti Airtel
    • 3.3 Hughes Telecom
    • 3.4 Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL)
    • 3.5 Atria Convergence Technologies (ACT)
    • 3.6 Vodafone
    • 3.7 Spectra
    • 3.8 Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
  • 4. Fixed Broadband Technologies
    • 4.1 Hybrid Fibre Coax (HFC) networks
    • 4.2 Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) networks
    • 4.3 Fibre-to-the-Premises (FttP) and Fibre-To-The-Home (FttH)
    • 4.4 Fixed wireless
      • 4.4.1 WiMAX
      • 4.4.2 Wi-Fi
  • 5. Digital economy
    • 5.1 Overview
    • 5.2 e-Commerce
    • 5.3 e-Payments
    • 5.4 e-Education
    • 5.5 Smart meters
  • 6. Digital media
    • 6.1 Videostreaming
      • 6.1.1 IPTV
  • 7. Broadcasting Market
    • 7.1 Overview
    • 7.2 Market statistics
    • 7.3 Cable TV and Satellite TV
    • 7.4 Satellite TV Direct-to-Home (DTH) TV
  • 8. Related reports
  • Table 1 – Fixed Broadband Subscribers and Penetration (with Forecast) – 2008 - 2023
  • Table 2 – Fixed broadband subscribers - market share by access type (Historical) – 2014
  • Table 3 – Internet penetration – 2006 - 2018
  • Table 4 – Historic - Dial-up internet subscribers – 2007 - 2013
  • Table 5 – International internet bandwidth – 2000 - 2017
  • Table 6 – Historic - Number of licensed ISPs – 2002 – 2003; 2005; 2008 - 2013
  • Table 7 – Historic - Cable modem subscribers – 2001 - 2014
  • Table 8 – Historic - DSL subscribers – 2001 - 2014
  • Table 9 – Historic - FttX subscribers – 2010 - 2014
  • Table 10 – Historic - Broadcasting market overview - 2016
  • Table 11 – DTH subscribers – 2008 - 2018
  • Chart 1 – Fixed Broadband Subscribers and Penetration (with Forecast) – 2008 – 2023
  • Chart 2 - Internet penetration – 2007 - 2018

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