Besant Group of Institutions, Mangalore

Manel Srinivas Nayak Knowledge Series - A Talk on "Telecom Industry Prospects and Challenges".

May 16, 2018

The Knowledge series on “Telecom Industry Prospects and Challenges” was conducted on Wednesday, 16-05-2018 at Swarna Academy Hall with Shri Gopal Vittal M.D & CEO of Bharti Airtel group.

Shri. Gopal Vittal began his talk with few points, which would help students get insight on his view of Telecom sector and his learning from the same. He spoke about the transition from his previous employer HUL to Airtel- what was the difference between the FMCG sector and Telecom Sector.

Mr. Vittal also shared his - How stiff the competition has become post the arrival of Reliance Jio, The Broadband Scenario in India will undergo a change with introduction of a single setup box for Broadband as well DTH services, Overseas operation in over 20 countries of the African Continent is now turning profitable and at the nick of time.

Mr. Vittal opined that with telecom sector, the reaction to change must instant or else it would be difficult to survive in a High Capital inducive industry. Consolidation has led to removal of regional players, who are being acquired by National players in order to survive.

The program concluded with Q&A session followed by Vote of Thanks and National Anthem.