Are Telecoms Powering Up for 3G ?
The cut-throat competitive telecom industry is speculative on a possible alliance between Indian’s Reliance Communication and China Mobile
The telecom vendor anxious over the depleting ARPU — as the revenue is predominately based on voice services. Partnerships between telecoms can reflect its preparedness for the 3G wireless auction - which is expected to happen soon.
Reliance Communications, needs cash to bid for the upcoming 3G wireless spectrum auction, and the talks are at a preliminary stage, said a source.
The industry recently witnessed the merger of Airtel with South Africa’s MTN.
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