Airtel Handed Vodafone Thought in Phrases of Cellular Subscribers in February: TRAI

Bharti Airtel added over 9 lakh subscribers in February this yr as per knowledge by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), making it the second-largest telecommunication operator in India with a market share of 28.35 %. In keeping with figures from the top of February that had been shared by the regulator on Monday, the highest spot was retained by Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio which added over 62 lakh subscribers for a similar interval. Moreover, Vodafone-Thought misplaced almost 34 lakh subscribers in February, taking it right down to the third place. The corporate in January this yr was the second-largest telecommunication operator in India however continued witnessing a drop in its subscriber base.

Wi-fi subscriber base

Notably, state-run telco Bharat Sanchar Nagar Restricted (BSNL) additionally witnessed a progress in its person base for February with over four lakh new subscribers. TRAI knowledge for February additional reveals that the overall wi-fi subscribers (2G, 3G, and 4G) within the nation elevated from 156 crores to 160 crores. Nevertheless, wi-fi subscription in city areas fell from 64.four crores to 64.three crores for a similar interval. Rural areas, alternatively, witnessed progress in wi-fi subscribers to 51 crores.

High 5 telecommunication operator in India in February as per TRAI, embrace Reliance Jio with 32.99 % market. The listing is adopted by Bharti Airtel (28.35 %), Vodafone Thought (28.05 %), BSNL (10.32 %), and MTNL (0.29 %). By the top of February, Reliance Jio had a complete of over 38.2 crore subscribers. Bharti Airtel had a subscriber base of over 32.9 crores, adopted by Vodafone Thought (32.5 crores), BSNL (11.9 crores), and MTNL (34 lakh).

Broadband subscribers for February

Coming to the broadband knowledge, the variety of broadband subscribers elevated from 67 crores to 68 crores in February.

“High 5 service suppliers constituted 98.99 % market share of the overall broadband subscribers on the finish of February,” TRAI mentioned.

On the finish of the February, the highest 5 wired broadband service suppliers had been BSNL (81.1 lakh), Bharti Airtel (24.5 lakh), Atria Convergence Applied sciences (ATC) (15.6 lakh), Hathway (9.four lakh), and Reliance Jio Infocomm (8.four lakh). The highest 5 wi-fi broadband service suppliers had been Reliance Jio (38.2 crores), Bharti Airtel (14.6 crores)), Vodafone Thought (11.Eight crores), BSNL (1.65 crores), and MTNL (1.Eight lakh).

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