Operators of telecom are prominently working for happily firms with combining there services with the internet firms Google, Facebook and Whatsapp but the illusion comes that the regulator TRAI must clarify rules to resolve differences over app-based calling and message services.
Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal has said in an interview that “OTT (over-the-top) players and Telecom players are very happily co-existing. Gone are the tensions and I think they love putting up more networks, lower the prices,”
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Their has been a constant demand from the operators in the app based calling and messaging services and there is a huge increase in the format which should be liscencing regime. As the internet firms are not comfortable to work because of the inappropriate collaboration and the hasten innovation which is adversely effected on the people ainted to adopt internet.
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But on this Mittal overwhelming said that this relationship of internet giants like Google, Whatsapp, Facebook,Apple,hike etc etc and telecom area very healthy and must go hand in hand as they cant do without the backbone that telecom networks have to built.”This is a digital society with collaborative effort but it can’t be said that telecom operators have no role to play and only OTT players (internet-based calling and messaging provide will do it.
Complained has been registered by the telecom operators to the government and regulator of TRAI regarding the the services of free messaging and calling fascilitated by the giant companies without any clarification of legal legislation and forcing them to bare revenues are making a dent on their revenues.
Mittal said that telecom operators are unable to match the rates of OTT players due to high capital expenditure. “You must remember that OTT players have no capital expenditure. Their market caps are through the roofs, they have to spend nothing. Telecom companies have to spend 200 billion dollars in capex,”
as per the surveyical study it was found out that aan average voice user consumes around 400 minutes of network time in a month if delivered using mobile broadband service like 3G and 4G translates into 18 to 72 MB (MegaBytes) per month.
Telecom operators are now offering 1GB (1024 MB) of mobile internet for around Rs 50 these days which is more than enough for consumers to meet their monthly calling needs.
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