Market Research Report : Telecom Towers in India 2012 by researchonindia


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Telecom tower market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 30% till 2015, finds Netscribes

Netscribes (India) Pvt. Ltd. launches a report on the Telecom Tower in India 2012 covering a market with
strong growth potential. It is a part of Netscribes’ Telecommunication Series.

Mumbai, India – March 07, 2012 – Indian telecom sector is the third largest sector in the world and
second largest among the Asian emerging economies. Amongst the 811.6 bn wireless subscribers in India,
66% reside in urban areas and 34% hail from rural areas. With low penetration in the rural areas which
accounts for nearly 70% of the country’s total population, there remains a huge potential in rural front.
Rising penetration of telecom services and future introduction of newer generation wireless network will
require more telecom tower deployment across the country. Netscribes (India) Pvt. Ltd., a knowledge
consulting solutions company, announces the launch of its report Telecom Tower in India 2012.

The telecom infrastructure primarily consists of telecom tower operation and it takes up around 60-65% of
the total infrastructure deployment and management cost. “If we ignore power and fuel expenses, telecom
tower generates roughly INR 180-200 bn of revenues annually, in the present market scenario” says Mr.
Kalyan Banga, Product Manager at Netscribes.

The report begins with ‘Introduction’ section covering overview of telecom industry which provides basic
idea of the state of the overall industry, telecom tower vertical’s position in the industry, the types of
telecom towers and a pictorial representation of basic telecom network infrastructure.

The ‘Market Overview’ section elaborates global & domestic market state of telecom tower business. It is
accompanied by a plethora of statistical information regarding wireless tower in global scenario as well as
in India such as global trend, domestic telecom tower demand or requirements, revenue generated from
telecom towers, state of cell tower orientation in major countries and other related information. The India
section also elaborates on the numbers of telecom towers in various states, market share of major telecom
tower companies, telecom tower business model and the major government bodies.

It is followed by ‘Scope in India’ section where various potential areas for telecom towers in India are
elaborated. Specific aspects such as government policy and rural opportunity have been highlighted with
information regarding their state and future prospect of the same. The section continues with ‘Types of
Infrastructure Sharing’ stressing on the two major types of sharing prevalent across the globe. It also
focuses on major benefits of telecom infrastructure sharing and it is explained with the help of tower
profitability matrix along with an example. Details regarding USO fund scheme for infrastructure sharing
and it scope of work. SWOT analysis of the infrastructure sharing has been presented to further strengthen
the understanding regarding pros and cons of the same. The section ends with elaborating on various
financial and operational incentives available in the industry along with beneficiary initiatives taken by
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

The report continues with ‘Drivers & Challenges’ section elaborating the major furtherance &
impediments for telecom towers market in India. Both the ‘drivers’ and ’challenges’ are equally stressed
upon to provide clear idea regarding the probable obstacles and rewards in the line of business and help
vendors take necessary measures.

In the ‘Major Telecom Tower Companies’ section, the key wireless tower companies are profiled. It
provides information such as corporate & business highlights covering operational & recent information
regarding each company’s contact information, location, key product and service offerings and key
contacts. It also provides financial performance for a period of time including revenue and profit, key
ratios, financial summary and key financial performance indicators. Key business segment and key
geographic segment for each player are provided as well to provide further clear idea regarding the
companies. Also some other cell tower companies having smaller market share, have been profiled briefly
in the end of the section. It is followed by ‘Mergers & Acquisitions’ section mentioning key domestic
transactions between telecom companies in recent years.

Next the dominating trend in the market is illuminated along with recent developments in the domestic
telecom tower market under ‘Trends & Developments’ section.

The report concludes with the section ‘Strategic Recommendation’ which is derived after a comprehensive
analysis of the market state & scope. It suggests key strategic moves which can help improved operation
and healthier revenue in the domestic telecom tower market.

For more details on the content of each report and ordering information please contact:

Kalyan Banga
Tel: +91 33 4064 6215

About Netscribes (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Netscribes ( is a pioneering knowledge consulting and solutions firm with clientele
across the globe. The company’s expertise spans areas of investment & business research, business &
corporate intelligence, publishing services and customized knowledge database creation. At its core lies a
true value proposition that draws upon a vast knowledge base.
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                   Netscribes (India) Private Limited, Podar Center, 85 Parel Post Office Lane, Off Dr. Ambedkar Road, Parel (East)
                                                                                               Mumbai 400 012, Maharashtra, India.

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