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Telecommunications and eBusiness in India

Impact on telecommunications and accessing the eBusiness environment in India.

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IMPACT ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND ACCESSING THE EBUSINESS ENVIRONMENT IN INDIA

Among the countries in the world, "India is the fastest growing mobile phone market" fuelled by the "booming telecom industry" that has been attracting large amount of investments in the country (Rediff Business, 2010).
The growth can be traced to India's substantial domestic demand, technological advancement, and development-oriented government policies.

The Department of Telecommunications of India proudly announced that "the telecom services have been recognized the world-over as an important tool for socio-economic development for a nation" (www.dot.gov.in).
The Department also mentioned that the Indian telecommunication sector "has undergone a major process of transformation through significant policy reforms, particularly beginning with the announcement of NTP 1994 and was subsequently re-emphasized and carried forward under NTP 1999.

Given these government policy initiatives, "the Indian telecom sector witnessed a complete transformation in the last decade. It has achieved a phenomenal growth during the last few years and is poised to take a big leap in the future also".

According to the Indian Telecom Regulator (TRAI), India witnessed a growth of 1.46% in its broadband connection base taking the total number of broadband connections to 12.50 million in July 2011 from 12.32 million in June. The mobile connection base increased to 858.36 Million in July as compared to 851.70 Million in June, an increase of 0.78%. However, the active ...

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The solution looks at the impact of telecommunications to the eBusiness in India. It shows that eBusiness and telecommunications compliment with one another in promoting economic growth.

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