India has Around 893.31 Million Wireless Subscribers As of Jan 2014 : TRAI Report

By March 20th, 2014 AT 3:56 AM

Total wireless subscriber base has increased from 886.30 million in Dec 2013 to 893.31 million at the end of Jan 2014 registering a monthly growth of 0.79%. The urban wireless subscribers has declined from 59.42% to 59/25% whereas rural wireless subscribers has increased from 40.58% to 40.75% as of Jan 2014.

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New Subscriber Additions :

Airtel has added 24.33 lakh new subscribers followed by Vodafone which added 17.80 lakh subscribers. Idea Cellular managed to add 15 lakh new subscribers followed by Reliance which added around 4 lakh new subscribers. Aircel and Uninor added 15.32 lakh and 11 lakh new subscribers.

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VLR Data:

Out of total 893.31 million wireless subscribers, 772.65 million were active on the date of Peak VLR for the month of jan 2014. Idea leads the tally with 101.79% followed by Airtel with 96.16%. West Bengal has the highest proportion of VLR subscribers with 92.91% followed by Maharashtra. Tamil Nadu including chennai has the lowest VLR proportion.

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