Telecom – one of the fastest evolving industry of the decade has helped consumers across countries communicate seamlessly and shrink global borders.

This decade witnessed a quick transformation from landline phones to internet penetration and GSMs. Smartphones and wireless devices have enhanced consumer and corporate experiences beyond anyone’s expectations and as a result telecom is one of the cash-rich industries in the world.

Indian telecom industry has been on a steadfast growth albeit minor challenges like the failure to develop 2g and 3g technologies on time. From cost-effective calling rates to multiple international, private and government telecom operators and government’s initiative to boost telecommunication across the country, we are a part of the era of smart phones and 5G technologies. The industry now operates on the watch word ‘Converge, consolidate and collaborate.’

‘The Economic Times India Telecom Summit’ is a one day conference and will debate about the most demanding issues in the telecom industry. The format of the conference includes interactive panel discussions, unconferencing and special address sessions to understand and react on the holistic perspectives of the various problem and potential areas of telecom infrastructure eco system.

The content of the conference has been created in consultation with visionaries of the industry to include the most pertinent issues.


Market Research Store, a top-notch research firm has pegged the growth of Indian telecommunication services market at 10.3 per cent year-on-year and estimates it will reach US$ 103.9 billion by 2020

Another report from Microsoft claims that India will be a prominent player in the virtual world with 700 million internet users among 4.7 billion global users by 2025

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