Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released the latest telecom subscription data as on 31st July 2015. State run operator, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has made a wonderful comeback in the net addition of wireless subscribers by gaining around 4.8 lakhs of subscribers on PAN India basis.
By this extra ordinary performance, BSNL positioned itself within the top five operators gained the maximum number of wireless subscribers in the month of July 2015. In the previous month i.e., in June 2015, BSNL lost around 2.7 lakhs of subscribers in the wireless segment.
BSNL holds the No.1 position in Landline segment with 60.77% market share.Airtel holds the No.1 position in Broadband segment (Wired + Wireless) position with 23.39% market share and Vodafone at second position with 20.04% market share as on 31st July 2015.
Top five service providers constituted 83.83% market
share of total broadband subscribers at the end of July 2015. These
service providers were Bharti Airtel (26.51 million), Vodafone (22.71 million), BSNL (18.43 million), Idea Cellular Ltd (17.43 million) and
Reliance Communications Group (9.93 million).
The total number of telephone subscribers in India
increased from 1006.96 million at the end of June 2015 to 1009.31 million at the end of July 2015, thereby showing a monthly growth
rate of 0.23%.
Total wireless subscriber base increased from 980.81 million at the end of June 2015 to 983.21 million at the end of July 2015, thereby registering a monthly growth rate of 0.25%.
As on 31st July, 2015, the private access service providers held 91.72% market share of the wireless subscribers whereas BSNL and MTNL, the two PSUs access service providers, held only 8.28% market share.
In Wired Broadband segment, BSNL holds the No.1 position with 9.92 million customers, followed by Bharati Airtel with 1.50 million customers.
Top Five Wired Broadband Service providers as on 31st July 2015
BSNL (9.92 million)
Bharti Airtel (1.50 million)
MTNL (1.13 million)
Atria Convergence Technologies (0.75 million)
YOU Broadband (0.47 million)
Top Five Wireless Broadband Service providers as on 31st July 2015
In the month of July 2015, a total of 3.98 million subscribers submitted their requests for MNP. Among these MNP requests, 0.21 million MNP requests were for Inter-Service Area MNP. With this, the cumulative MNP requests increased from 163.93 million at the end of Jun 2015 to 167.91 million at the end of July 2015.
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