India Adds 7.12 Million GSM Subscribers in October 2011 Uninor Leads

COAI today released India’s ‘GSM Subscriber Figures’ for October 2011. Once again Uninor tops in the new subscriber additions, added a total of 2.67 million GSM subscribers which is the highest number of new mobile subscriber additions followed by IDEA Cellular which has added 1.64 million new subscribers in October 2011.

According to the data released by Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) total 7.12 million new subscribers added with 1.15% increase from previous month taking the all-India GSM cellular subscriber base to 625.41 million at the end of October 2011.

Among the leading GSM Mobile Service Operators, Vodafone Essar added 923,940 new customers, boosting its subscriber base 145.91 million. Bharti Airtel notched up 949,819 new subscribers during the month, taking its total base to 173.73 million.

State run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) manged 51,973 new subscribers boosting its subscriber base 91.58 million while AIRCEL increased its base by over 489481 customers to take its subscriber base to 60.28 million. Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) added just 34,919 new users during the month, boosting its total base to 5.36 million at the end of Oct, 2011.

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

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December 25, 2011 10:39 am 10:39 AM
garg : if u look at ur post u hv clearly mentioned u belong to Ambala.(its the place where u need to fill ur detail while writing any comment) . either u shd hv mentioned it that u belong to naraingarh. m saying what ever u hv written there. And regarding poor understanding of the Language, it is quite clear that u urself r quite confused here ….. leave all this as it will nt lead both of us anywhere….. This article was posted November 21st, 2011 and in another article posted on October 19, 2011, I had replied to… Read more »
November 24, 2011 11:25 am 11:25 AM
Esmail : Uninor has more factors that work in its favour than factors that work against it.. Factors in favour- Uninor currently offers one of the best tariff plans 1)Lowest Local On-net and Off-net call rates (Rs.198 for 42000 sec to other operators and 120000 sec to uninor) all these are also available in tata docomo which has far better coverage than uninor 2)Lowest STD per minute plans (STD as low as 30p/min) 3)Lowest ISD call rates (1p/sec to USA and UK) 4)Lowest rates of GPRS data (RS.90 for 6GB with 30 day validity and FUP 200MB/day) 5)Extra talktime on… Read more »
Praveen Vishnu Shamain
November 23, 2011 2:29 pm 2:29 PM

Subscribers data for RCOM and TATA, for the month of October 2011 can be accessed at –

Hope it helps people who were looking for the subscription details of CDMA operators.

With Regadrs,