The unified telecom service providers body, AUSPI (Association of Unified Service Providers in India), has released the subscription data for June 2015. AUSPI represents MTS, TATA DoCoMo, Reliance Mobile, Quadrant (Videocon’s arm in Punjab), and Bharti Airtel’s wire-line business.
As per the subscription data, Bharti Airtel’s landline business grew, and it now has 34,44,147 subscribers in which they have seen an addition of 12,897 new users when compared to May 2015. Reliance Communications has added 12,11,308 users in June on its wireline, GSM and CDMA front. They now have a total of 11,10,81,996 subscribers who are using their services.
TATA DoCoMo has seen a shrinking in its subscriber base once again as it lost more subscribers than it added in June. They have reported a net loss of 86,401 users for the month after which they are left with 6,32,63,009 users in their subscriber base. CDMA-focussed Sistema’s Indian unit MTS has lost its subscribers as it doesn’t have good handsets to provide its users, so its customers are moving to GSM front. While it’s data dongles business has seen good growth. The company has posted loss of 39,967 users, so it is now left with just 87,54,485 users.
|AUSPI subscription data , June 15|
|Operators||User Base in June 15||User Base in May 15||Total addition in June|
|Bharti Airtel – Landline||34,44,147||34,31,250||12,897|
While Quadrant TeleVentures, which has UASL licence, provides services in Punjab as Videocon Mobile. It added 48,815 new users in its wireline and wireless business units, so it now has a total number of 30,36,995 subscribers.