GSM Operators Add 7.27 Million Subscribers in May 2012 – Airtel Leads

By June 22nd, 2012 AT 2:28 AM

India’s GSM operators added 7.27 million subscribers in May 2012, taking the total number of GSM subscribers in the country to 677.85 million. Uttar Pradesh (East) reported highest customer additions of over 1.44 million subscribers.


Airtel reported the highest addition of 2.01 million subscribers during the month, taking its total subscriber base to 185.30 million. State owned BSNL added 1,735 users taking the total subscriber base to 94.68 million, MTNL lost 168,363 subscribers during May 2012.

GSM Operators Add 7.27 Million Subscribers in May 2012 - Airtel Leads

However, Aircel’s additions during the month were lower at 806,149, compared with 1.01 million recorded in May. The company’s total subscriber base rose to 64.39 million. Vodafone India added 1.2 million customers during the month taking its subscriber base to 152.48 million. Idea Cellular added 1.75 million new subscribers during the month, taking its subscriber to 115.97 million.

Please note : COAI GSM Subscriber base does not include the Reliance Communications (Rcom) and Tata Docomo’s GSM subscriber Base (same not submitted to COAI).

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