Moto, its Tata Tele on the line

2 thoughts on “Moto, its Tata Tele on the line”

  1. Om,
    I really enjoy reading your blogs…
    anyway, back to the story
    Nokia and Nortel received the $862 mil order from BSNL(State/Govt. of India run network) for a GSM network.
    Getting back to the Tata story,
    Tata Telecom has recently begun a massive expansion in several telecom ‘circles'(Indian telecom lingo for ‘markets’). However, they are a distant second to Reliance Infocomm when it comes to market share in the existing Indian mobile market.

    Also, they do not seem to be targetting the end-consumer, but have a business-centric approach. They also just launched a PTT like service using Kyocera mobile phones. Looks like they might have a business model like Nextel.

    So, I do not know if Motorola has scored a ‘big’ win with Tata’s – certainly there was no mention of a value of the contract with Tata. This leads me to believe that it might have been small.
    However, any contract, small or big is a plus in this rapidly expanding market.

    Also, I would be curious to know the source of your information regarding RF engineers defecting from the Reliance camp to Motorola.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.