to display full responsive link units

LATEST OFFERS Latest BSNL Prepaid Mobile Plans                 Latest BSNL Full Talk Time Offers                  Latest BSNL 4G / 3G / 2G Data Offers              Download Latest BSNL Tariff Cards                               BSNL : Frequently Asked Questions / Doubts ???

03 December 2020

TRAI Report Card September 2020 : Covid 19 Impact - India's Monthly growth rate of Wired Broadband subscribers reached it's peak

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released latest telecom subscription data for the month of September 2020. As per the latest report, India's monthly growth rate of wireline broadband subscribers was 3.13% in September 2020.


TRAI Report Card September 2020 : Covid 19 Impact - India's Monthly growth rate of Wired Broadband subscribers reached it's peak

This latest report reveals the present trend in India i.e., shifting customers to wireline broadband service from wireless broadband which was created by Covid 19 pandemic.  We have already reported about this trend from TRAI telecom subscription data for June 2020 where India witnessed a sharp increase in monthly growth rate of 2.29% in wired broadband subscriber base.

TRAI Report Card September 2020 : Covid 19 Impact - India's Monthly growth rate of Wired Broadband subscribers reached it's peak

After Covid-19 outbreak, high speed internet connectivity has become an inevitable part of our day today life and education. As we can see, now most of the people are opting wired broadband connectivity, preferably fiber broadband (FTTH) for their online education, work from home and business needs.

TRAI Report Card September 2020 : Covid 19 Impact - India's Monthly growth rate of Wired Broadband subscribers reached it's peak


Read More : How can I apply for BSNL Bharat Fiber (FTTH) connection? What is the total cost for installing BSNL FTTH Broadband?


Broadband Statistics In India

TRAI Report Card September 2020 : Covid 19 Impact - India's Monthly growth rate of Wired Broadband subscribers reached it's peak


The number of broadband subscribers increased from 716.19 million at the end of August-2020 to 726.32 million at the end of September-2020 with a monthly growth rate of 1.41%. Top five service providers constituted 98.86% market share of the total broadband subscribers at the end of September-2020. These service providers were: - 

  1. Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (405.65 million)
  2. Bharti Airtel (166 million)
  3. Vodafone Idea (119.85 million)
  4. BSNL (24.83 million)
  5. Atria Convergence (1.73 million)

Top Five Wired Broadband Service providers at the end of September 2020
  1. BSNL (7.80 million)
  2. Bharti Airtel (2.60 million)
  3. Atria Convergence Technologies (1.73 million)
  4. Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (1.52 million)
  5. Hathway Cable & Datacom (1.05 million)

Top Five Wireless Broadband Service providers at the end of September 2020
  1. Reliance Jio Infocom Ltd (404.13 million)
  2. Bharti Airtel (163.41 million)
  3. Vodafone Idea (119.84 million)
  4. BSNL (17.03 million)
  5. Tikona Infinet Ltd (0.31 million)


Wireline Subscribers Statistics in India

TRAI Report Card September 2020 : Covid 19 Impact - India's Monthly growth rate of Wired Broadband subscribers reached it's peak


Wireline subscribers increased from 19.89 million at the end of August-2020 to 20.08 million at the end of September-2020. Net addition in the wireline subscriber base was 0.19 million with a monthly growth rate of 0.95%. The Overall Wireline Tele-density increased from 1.47 at the end of August-2020 to 1.48 at the end of September-2020. BSNL and MTNL, the two PSU access service providers, held 53.65% of the wireline market share as on 30th September, 2020.


Wireless Subscribers Statistics in India

Total wireless subscribers (2G, 3G & 4G) increased from 1,147.92 million at the end of August-2020 to 1,148.58 million at the end of September-2020, thereby registering a monthly growth rate of 0.06%. The Wireless Tele-density in India decreased from 84.77 at the end of August-2020 to 84.74 at the end of September-2020.


TRAI Report Card September 2020 : Covid 19 Impact - India's Monthly growth rate of Wired Broadband subscribers reached it's peak

As on 30th September, 2020, the private access service providers held 89.35% market share of the wireless subscribers whereas BSNL and MTNL, the two PSU access service providers, had a market share of only 10.65%.

Growth in Wireless Subscribers


TRAI Report Card September 2020 : Covid 19 Impact - India's Monthly growth rate of Wired Broadband subscribers reached it's peak

In September 2020, Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio & BSNL shown growth in subscriber base whereas MTNL, Vodafone Idea & Reliance Communication shown decline in growth rate.


TRAI Report Card September 2020 : Covid 19 Impact - India's Monthly growth rate of Wired Broadband subscribers reached it's peak


Vodafone Idea witnessed a massive decline in net addition in customer base in the month of September 2020 where they lost 46.54 lakh existing customers all over India. Reliance Communications & MTNL also witnessed decline in net additions in September 2020. Bharti Airtel added maximum number of customers (37.8 lakh) in September 2020 which is followed by Rliance Jio (14.6 lakh) and BSNL (78,454).


Total Number of Telephone Subscribers in India

The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 1,167.81 million at the end of August-2020 to 1,168.66 million at the end of September-2020, thereby showing a monthly growth rate of 0.07%. The overall Tele-density in India decreased from 86.23 at the end of August-2020 to 86.22 at the end of September-2020.


Read More : TRAI Report : Only BSNL (without 4G) & Jio have increased their market share in 2019 while all other operators recorded decline in customer base


Dear readers, please share your views and opinions about this latest TRAI Report via comments with us.

No comments:
Post Comments

🔍Search Here for Latest Tariff Updates...👇

ADBLOCKER DETECTED
It looks like you're using an ad blocker. That's okay. Who doesn't?
But without advertising-income, we can't keep making this site awesome.
Please disable your ad blocker and then reload the page to continue enjoying our site.
Reload Page