Growth and Development of Telecom Sector: A Comprehensive Study of Assam Telecom Circle
Over the past decade, Assam telecom sector has witnessed many positive developments in the state. Assam Telecom Circle has achieved a lot in this sector in terms of accessibility and connectivity throughout the state. Different network service providers are playing a vital role by effectively delivering a new hub and implementing distribution strategy for rural markets in the area. Assam Telecom Circle has attained the large subscriber network with the total number of subscribers’ base 1,53,97,268 (TRAI,2014) and claiming a tele-density of 48.63% (TRAI,2014)as on January’14. With an increasing competition among the service providers in the state, their contributions to subscribers by providing different services through mobile devices are also increasing. Keeping these in view, the present study analyses the growth and development of telecommunication sector and its service providers in Assam Circle.