India is undergoing significant change as far as its telecommunications
It is now considered one of the fastest growing markets in the world for telecommunications services thanks to
recent telecom deregulation and liberalization.
to the CIA World Fact Book, India's teledensity is about 75 percent as of 2011 with over 900 million telephone
subscribers. Each month, over 20 million new subscribers are added. Urban areas have reached 100 percent teledensity,
and rural areas continue to increase their teledensity.
Like many developing countries, mobile cellular phones outnumber landline phones dramatically in India. Of the
over 900 million telephone subscribers reported in 2011, over 893 million were mobile subscribers and just over
32 million were landline subscribers.
India hosts the largest domestic satellite system in the world: INSAT (the Indian National Satellite system). It
is connected internationally via several international submarine cable systems (such as Sea-Me-We-3, Sea-Me-We-4,
SAFE, FLAG, Tata Indicom, and the i2i cable network) and numerous satellite earth stations (including Inmarsat
and Intelsat), and various gateway exchanges in Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Kanpur, Ernakulam, Chennai,
Jalandhar, and Gandhinagar.
Over a dozen telecom service providers serve the country with the largest players being Bharti, Reliance, Vodaphone,
Set Up 'toll free' multi-country
conference calls from the following countries:
Antigua, Argentina, Australia,
Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Chile,
China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador,
Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan,
Korea, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Montserrat, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Puerto
Rico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, St. Kitts/Nevis, St. Lucia, St.
Vincent, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad, Tobago, Turkey, UAE, UK, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
As an example, your
office in India can host a conference call with participants located in UAE, Singapore, USA and Netherlands (or
Examples of India Top Companies
Oracle Financial Services Software
Godrej Consumer Products
Larsen & Toubro
Mahindra & Mahindra
Maruti Suzuki India
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
Jindal Steel & Power
Power Finance Corp
Rural Electrification Corp
LIC Housing Finance
Power Grid Corpn. of India
Tata Power Co.
Oil & Natural Gas Corp
Indian Oil Corp