India’s GSM subscriber base reaches 711.55 million in April, Airtel adds maximum subscribers: COAI

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According to a data released by Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), India’s GSM subscriber base has increased by 0.90 percent over March and reached 711.55 million in April. The telecom operators have added 6.35 million users in the month of April.


Bharti Airtel added the maximum subscribers, around 2.23 million during April. Its subscriber base has thus surged to 228.25 million, providing a market share of 32.08 percent.

Idea Cellular is the next telecom operator to top the list, adding 1.39 million subscribers. Its subscriber base has reached to 159.20 million by the end of the month, contributing a market share of 22.37 percent.

Vodafone India added 0.75 million subscribers, taking its user base to 184.56 million in April. Its market share thus became 25.94 percent.

Uninor and Aircel added 1.16 million subscribers and 0.61 million subscribers respectively. Now, Uninor claims a subscriber base of 46.78 million, whereas Aircel take its base to 82.01 million.

Videocon added 0.16 million subscribers, with its base reaching to 7.30 million at the end of April. State-run MTNL added 10,845 subscribers during April, taking its base to 3.43 million.

COAI stopped reporting the subscriber base of BSNL. The data also does not include the subscriber base data of Reliance Communications and Tata Teleservices.

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