GSM Sub Base Increases To 440 million, BSNL Regains 3rd Slot

GSM Sub Base Increases To 440 million, BSNL Regains 3rd SlotCellular Operators Association of India (COAI) have just announced the GSM Subscriber base details for June 2010 for the complete list click here .

It comes as no surprise to see an addition of 12.25 million subscribers, moving the total base from 427 to 440 million GSM subscribers.

While this does not include the Reliance GSM base (same not submitted to COAI) or Tata Docomo base (same submitted to AUSPI), the data shows a healthy growth rate across most operators:

While the biggest gainers have been Etisalat DB, Videocon and Uninor at 80%, 39% and 20% respetively (see data above), the market shares of the various operators have moved positively too – Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular gained 30 lac, 27.13 lac and 21.59 lac customers respectively.

However, in spite of this game, BSNL have beaten IDEA to move up from 4th slot (May 2010) to the 3rd slot (June 2010). BSNL’s base increased from 65.80 million to 66.89 million last month. The details of the gross subscriber additions, as reported by the individual operators to COAI, are detailed below.

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Nep
August 3, 2010 11:06 am 11:06 AM

Nice article. Thank you for this info

Nikhil
July 25, 2010 10:49 pm 10:49 PM

to telecomtalk moderator: trai has released complete subscriber figures for june 2010..plese analyse&publish…& from next month onwards do not go for coai’s figures as it is not the complete one,but trai’s report is complete including cdma..
published on july 23rd:
http://trai.gov.in

rajiev
July 20, 2010 11:29 am 11:29 AM

@MaNoJ
nothing will be happen , no one can change their network.

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