Cable Installer

DTH Installer

Broadband Installer

Broadband Installation Engineer

Minimum Preferably 10+2/ITI graduate with Electronics

Certified training for Broadband Technician (programme aligned to TEL/Q0102 released by Telecom Sector Skill Council)

Not applicable

The tasks a Broadband Technician is expected to perform include:Installing, configuring and testing Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) like modem, routers, switches, etc. for broadband access

Establishing connectivity between CPE and end user device like CPU, laptop, tablet, smart/IP TV, etc. Carrying out basic troubleshooting for identifying and rectifying connectivity and equipment fault in co-ordination with Network Operations Centre (NOC)

Knowledge of various cabling types like twisted pair, Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP), etc. Well-versed with structured cabling norms

Knowledge of CPE like modem, routers, switches, etc. Proficient with network topologies, broadband network elements, gateways, etc. Knowledge of cable laying and establishing connection

Well-versed with variety of connectors like RJ-45, RJ-11, etc.Knowledge of basic health and safety measures

Proficient in crimping, shouldering, etc.

Not applicable

Good communication skills

Effective planning skills

Manual dexterity and stability

Hardworking and persistent

Self-directed learner

Team player

Problem solving skills

It needs one to be on their toes

Need not handle a team

Travelling is a part of the job

Part-time and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working hours are 8/9 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week. This may vary from company to company

Shift system is available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is considered to be mildly hazardous and dangerous

Health risks include exposure to open wire/circuit, exposure to chemicals, radiation and asbestos exposure, etc.Occupational hazards include risk of electric shock, physical and mental strain, risk of injury, etc.

For freshers INR 5,000 to INR 7,000 per month For candidates with experience of 1-2 years or more - INR 8,000 to INR 10,000 per month (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Current and Future Trends of Telecom Sector in India

Telecom is one of the fastest-growing industries in India. Today, India stands as the second largest telecommunications market in the world. This sector, which is growing exponentially, is expected to generate about 4.1 million additional jobs by 2020, as per Groupe Speciale Mobile Association (GSMA). India?s Global System for Mobile (GSM) operators had 4.14 million rural subscribers as of January 2014, bringing the total to 285.35 million.

Data traffic powered by third generation (3G) services grew at 146 per cent in India during 2013, higher than the global average that saw usage double, according to an MBit Index study by Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN). This great leap in both, number of consumers as well as revenues from telecom services has not only provided sufficient contribution in Indian GDP growth but also provided much needed employment to India youth.

The broadband service user-base in India is expected to grow to 250 million connections by 2017, according to GSMA. It is also expected that there will be an increased mobile broadband penetration in India, with over 250 million on either 3G/4G by 2017. The ongoing expansion of the mobile ecosystem, coupled with demand for high-bandwidth applications and services such as video and gaming, is keeping pressure on the industry to increase the availability and quality of broadband connectivity. Carriers will continue to pursue technological advancements to handle demand, including offloading some mobile bandwidth needs to Wi-Fi, which is proving an effective complement to mobile networks. At the same time, long-term spectrum availability, spectrum efficiency, small cells and continued backhaul improvements are likely to be a key focus to assure continued mobile broadband momentum. This would translate to an incremental human resource requirement of about 4 million to 4.1 million in the coming years.

Cable network

Internet service providers

Telecom companies

Towns and cities across India

Will be updated

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