With an increase in its market share from 3.53 per cent
in March 2004 to 9.7 per cent by March 2007, Tata Indicom
has emerged as the fastest growing wireless operator according
to the latest data published by TRAI for the year ending
published by TRAI is yet another acknowledgement of the
fact that Tata Indicom is the preferred service provider
for Indian mobile users across all segments, Ashok Sud,
president (corporate affairs), Tata Teleservices Ltd.
It also bears a testimony to the trust of our valued subscribers
as well as strength of our superior next generation network,
customer friendly and innovative products and services."
being the late entrant, Tata Teleservices has crossed
the milestone of 19 million subscribers. Since establishing
a pan-India presence in March 2005, Tata Teleservices
has registered a compounded annual growth rate of 112
per cent, the highest in the industry.
Indicom added close to 7.6 million subscribers in the
last fiscal, resulting in a year on year increase of 86
per cent in its total subscriber base, again highest in
sustain this aggressive growth, the group has earmarked
capital expenditure of about Rs4,000 crore for the year
2006-2007. This capex will be largely utilised for network
expansion plans and new market entries. Elaborating on
the expansion plans Sud said, "Tata Indicom is now
embarking on an aggressive expansion plan which involves
increasing network capacities, introducing new technologies,
strengthening the spread and depth of coverage and adding
a host of other state-of-the-art technologies. We are
aggressively strengthening our presence across India with
strong focus on providing customer value with care, trust
The company uses the latest CDMA 3G1X technology for its
wireless networkand has a reach in 3400 towns across 20
circles and a 19-million customer base.