Rural India MVAS Industry Assessment Study by Smart Research Insights

23 Mar 2012 • by Natalie Aster

India will witness the high growth in mobile subscriptions from semi-urban and rural areas. While the penetration of mobile phones in rural India is increasing steadily, there still exists a large gap in this segment. With the penetration and affordability of 3G services increasing in India, the mobile value added services (MVAS) market is likely to witness significant growth.

The expansion of MVAS sector is likely to modify the dynamics of the telecom industry by providing opportunities across the value chain to the service providers and empowering users. In rural areas that lack fundamental health and educational services, MVAS can support the livelihood of farmers, by providing banking services, farming tips, educational facilities, etc. Thus, MVAS can be an effective measure to advance the inclusive growth of India.

Insightful report “Assessment of the MVAS Industry in Rural India” by Smart Research Insights highlights key opportunity areas of the MVAS industry in rural India. It analyses the challenges being faced by the industry that can hamper its future growth. The report also studies the value chain of the Indian MVAS segment. A detailed study ofkey players in the market has also been presented.

Report Details:

Assessment of the MVAS Industry in Rural India
Published: February, 2012
Pages: 25
Price: US$ 800,00

The industry’s growth is driven by factors such as increasing affordability, rising convergence of content and entertainment and growing need for mobile entertainment & social networking. However the industry is struggling with challenges such as revenue sharing, high content costs and the low awareness of value added services in rural India.

More information can be found in the report “Assessment of the MVAS Industry in Rural India” by Smart Research Insights.

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