The Indian telecom sector is one of the fastest growing in the world and is projected to become the second largest telecom market globally. According to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), India has over 600 million mobile subscribers and this number is expected to reach 1.01 billion by 2014. With newer technologies such as 3G and WIMAX and 4G entering the market, the sector has opened up enormous opportunities. There is a huge demand for qualified and skilled professionals with knowledge and technical know-how in these fields. The telecom revolution in India has been quite exceptional, with so many new players entering the market and existent players expanding operations. While the sector has been one of the largest employers in the last decade, it would still need around 2,75,000 people by 2015.
INDUSTRY STATUS: In terms of market performance for the year, the telecom, managed services and networking market may see moderate growth in 2010 considering the revival of the global economy and improvement in the overall business climate. The Indian market is still adding about 15 million subscribers every month and around 10 million handsets. Nowadays, almost every sector or industry uses telecom technology â€” be it aviation, ports, health, public utilities or the government. This has led to a surge in telecom jobs in India. The telecom sector is vast and offers a range of career opportunities on both the hardware and software fronts.
SKILL-SETS REQUIRED To pursue a career in the telecom sector, aspirants must possess Bachelorâ€™s and Masterâ€™s in telecom engineering from a reputed institute along with various diploma/certificate courses in telecom engineering, information technology, computer science, management information systems, computer forensics, computer engineering, and Bachelor of Science in Mobile Internet Communication Technology / Informatics. Explore the Vacancy position below.