Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released the latest telecom subscription data as on 30th April 2015. As per this report, the number of broadband subscribers increased from 99.20 Million at the end of March 2015 to 100.76 million at the end of April 2015 with monthly growth rate of 1.57%.
State run PSU, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) holds the No.1 position in Landline segment with 61.36% market share.Airtel holds the No.1 position in Broadband segment (Wired + Wireless) position with 22.46% market share and Vodafone at second position with 20.15% market share as on 30th April 2015.
Top five service providers constituted 83.40% market
share of total broadband subscribers at the end of April 2015. These
service providers were Bharti Airtel (22.63 million), Vodafone (20.30 million), BSNL (18.02 million), Idea Cellular Ltd (15.01 million) and
Reliance Communications Group (8.08 million).
The total number of telephone subscribers in India
increased from 996.49 million at the end of March 2015 to 999.71 million at the end of April 2015, thereby showing a monthly growth
rate of 0.32%.
Total wireless subscriber base increased from 969.89 million at the end of March 2015 to 973.35 million at the end of April 2015, thereby registering a monthly growth rate of 0.36%.
As on 30th April, 2015, the private access service providers held 91.65% market share of the wireless subscribers whereas BSNL and MTNL, the two PSUs access service providers, held only 8.35% market share.
In Wired Broadband segment, BSNL holds the No.1 position with 9.92
million customers, followed by Bharati Airtel with 1.44 million customers.
Top Five Wired Broadband Service providers as on 30th April 2015
BSNL (9.92 million)
Bharti Airtel (1.44 million)
MTNL (1.14 million)
Atria Convergence Technologies (0.68 million)
YOU Broadband (0.45 million)
Top Five Wireless Broadband Service providers as on 30th April 2015
Bharti Airtsel (21.19 million)
Vodafone (20.29 million)
Idea Cellular (15.01 million)
BSNL (8.10 million)
Reliance Communications (7.97 million)
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