Telecom operators Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel added 19.8 lakh cellular subscribers month-on-month in February, at the same time as Vodafone Concept misplaced 20 lakh prospects, in keeping with knowledge launched by TRAI on Thursday.
India’s largest telecom participant Reliance Jio added the utmost variety of cellular subscribers at about 10 lakh, taking its wi-fi subscriber tally to 42.71 crore customers in February, as towards 42.61 crore in January.
Sunil Mittal-led Bharti Airtel gained 9.82 lakh cellular customers throughout February and ended the month with a wi-fi subscriber base of 36.98 crore.
Vodafone Concept misplaced 20 lakh subscribers within the wi-fi class as its cellular subscriber base shrunk to 23.79 crore, as per knowledge from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).
“…the full Broadband Subscribers elevated from 839.18 million on the finish of January-23 to 839.33 million on the finish of February-23 with a month-to-month progress price of 0.02 p.c,” the discharge mentioned.
The highest 5 service suppliers constituted 98.38 p.c market share of the full broadband subscribers on the finish of February 2023.
“These service suppliers have been Reliance Jio Infocomm 435.20 million, Bharti Airtel 239.70 million, Vodafone Concept 123.74 million, BSNL 24.92 million and Atria Convergence 2.14 million,” in keeping with the discharge.
Total, whole wi-fi subscribers decreased to 1,141.96 million (114.1 crore) on the finish of February 23 from 1,143.02 million (114.3 crore) on the finish of January 2023, a month-to-month decline price of 0.09 p.c.
“Wi-fi subscriptions in city areas decreased from 627.13 million on the finish of January 23 to 626.37 million and wi-fi subscriptions in rural areas additionally decreased from 515.89 million to 515.60 million throughout the identical interval. Month-to-month decline charges of city and rural wi-fi subscriptions have been 0.12 p.c and 0.06 p.c, respectively,” TRAI mentioned.