Wednesday, 2 May 2018

COAI Report: Airtel enjoys 30% share in total mobile subscriber base of 1 billion

According to COAI’s report released on 2 May, Airtel maintains its number one position while having 29.37% market share (304.9 million) out of total 1.035 billion figures in India till March 2018. It has added 8.4 million new subscribers during March.

Rajan S Mathews, Director General, COAI, said: “We are immensely pleased to witness that country is continuing on its path of steady growth momentum. This consistent growth is imperative, particularly for the telecom industry, given its poor financial health and hyper competition. The industry is also advancing by way of adopting emerging technologies, enhancing products & services, and preparing itself for 5G and major policy reforms.”

As per report, Airtel was followed by Vodafone India which ended March with 222.69 million subscribers, adding 5.6 million subscribers, while Idea Cellular had the maximum number of subscriber additions where it added 9.14 million users to bring its total subscribers to 211.2 million.

UP (East) circle emerged as the top circle with total 89.47 million subscribers, where Maharashtra remained at second position with a total of 83.61 million mobile subscribers.


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