Airtel and Idea cellular allotted New MSC Codes by DOT for meeting 1 million subscriber mark

By August 19th, 2015 AT 4:25 PM

Bharti Airtel the largest operator by subscriber base and Idea cellular the third largest operator have both been allotted a new set of MSC codes by DOT for meeting the 1 million subscriber prerequisite in some circles.

The details of MSC codes allotted to the two operators are given below.

Sr. No.Name of LicenseeName of service areaMSC codes allotted
1M/s Idea cellular Ltd.Maharashtra91460-91469
2M/s Idea cellular Ltd.Tamil Nadu95140-95149
3M/s Bharti Airtel Ltd.Maharashtra91720-91729
4M/s Idea cellular Ltd.West Bengal91340-91349

The GSM operator’s body COAI has revealed that Bharti Airtel was the operator which added the most number of new subscribers (1.01 Million) in India in the month of July 2015.

Idea cellular was the operator with the second highest subscriber additions (0.68 Million).

Esmail is our very own in-house spectrum specialist. He is passionate about Telecom, DTH and OTT video streaming apps. When not writing an article, you can find him binge watching shows on Netflix while sipping on a cup of coffee.

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