India has 69.7 crore GSM cellular subscribers as of FEB: COAI

By March 17th, 2015 AT 11:28 AM

airtel-vodo-loopmobile2Cellular Operator Association of India (COAI) said that the number of all India GSM cellular subscriber base reached 69.70 crore, an increase of 1.40 percent, in February.With this, GSM mobile operators added 95.94 lakh more subscribers at the month end.

The industry body said that it does not include GSM subscriber number of Reliance Communications, Tata Teleservices, BSNL and Quadrant. Bharti Airtel is leading the GSMA cellular subscribers, it added 30.69 lakh subscribers to take its base to 22.31 crore at the end of February. It has a market share of 32.01% by the end of the last month.

Vodafone India added 19.50 lakh users during the month to reach a total of 18.24 crore users. With this, the company’s market share reached 26.18% by end of the month.

Similarly, Aditya Birla group, Idea Cellular added 26.98 lakh subscribers, and its total subscriber base now stands at 15.54 crore. It has a market share of 22.30%.

Among others, Aircel added 9.15 lakh new users to its network and its user bases stood at 8.05 crore. Uninor also added 6.65 lakh subscribers and its user bases stood at 4.51 crore.Videocon Telecom has added 2.77 lakh users with a total subscriber base of 69.02 lakh by end of February.

1 Comment
oldest most voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Recent Posts

BSNL 4G Network Should be ‘Made in India’: DoT

Everyone who has followed the telecom industry closely for a few years now wants BSNL to come out with its...

IPL 2020 Starts Today: Get These Prepaid Plans to Watch it for Free

The festival of sports is back to the country today with the arrival of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The...

Trai Issues New Rules for Publishing Tariff Plans by Telcos to Boost Transparency

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) today issued new directions on tariff advertisements and tariff publications for telcos. The...