Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: 34, Pages: 1-9
Symbiosis School of Economics, Symbiosis International University, Pune - 411004, Maharashtra, India; [email protected]
Telecom industry has been growing in revenue every year. With multiple players in the market, prices of telecommunication services are a key issue for competition and regulatory authorities. Telecommunication industry has been following a trend of falling unit price which has been benefiting the customer. The dip in the unit prices has been due to dynamic and static reasons at various pockets of the world. This research paper aims at identifying those static and dynamic parameters that has led to this dip. The collected database of 13 countries with reference to wireless market intends to show that investment is the driver of exponential growth of traffic in the telecommunication industry. The process has also led to decrease in price of data drastically due to the growth of a lowered growth rate of revenue. The increased margin leads to a jump in subscription price and investment simultaneously. This paper also focuses on impact on subscription price due to impact on investment. The research paper results in decrease in price of data thereby allowing consumers to benefit from a higher bit rate for a pretty steady price. This improvement also benefits to service and content providers that may provide more services and more contents.
Keywords: Data, Investment, Telecommunication, Wireless
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