National telecom backbone Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has achieved a new milestone in SIM sales in the month of March 2016. As per the latest information, the PSU activated a total of 2.3 million new mobile connections during March 2016 on PAN India basis.
This is the best performance ever made by BSNL in GSM subscriber addition. BSNL plans to achieve the target of 3 million subscriber addition by June 2016 which was set by BSNL CMD Shri. Anupam Srivastava.
The previous record set by BSNL in SIM sales was in the month previous months of 2016 i.e., in January 2016 and February 2016. The PSU added 2 million mobile customers each in January and February of 2016. Out of the 22 telecom circles, 14 of them achieved more than 100% achievement in SIM sales during March 2016.
The best performing BSNL telecom circles in SIM sales during March 2016 are - Himachal Pradesh (196%), Bihar (162%), Rajasthan (150%), Gujarat (116%) & Andhra Pradesh (114%).