Reliance Adds Maximum Number of Subscribers in May 2013; BSNL is the Top ISP : TRAI

By August 17th, 2013 AT 12:02 AM

According to the latest subscription data by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Reliance Communications has added maximum number of wireless subscribers in May 2013 followed by Vodafone and Idea at the second and third spot respectively.

Total wireless subscriber base in India has increased from 867.02 million in April 2013 to 870.20 million at the end of May 2013 thereby witnessing an addition of 3.18 million wireless subscribers in May alone. Delhi shows maximum teledensity followed by Tamil Nadu and Himachal Pradesh Service areas.

May 2013 GSM Subscriber base India

TRAI

Mobile Number Portability: As per the data reported by the service providers, in the month of May 2013 alone 1.83 million requests have been made for MNP.

Broadband (256 Kbps download): Total Broadband subscriber base in India has increased from 15.09 million at the end of April 2013 to 15.13 million at the end of May 2013. As on 31st May 2013, there are 161 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) which are providing broadband services in the country, reported TRAI. Top five ISPs in terms of market share (based on subscriber base) are: BSNL (9.96 million), Bharti Airtel (1.40 million), MTNL (1.09 million), Hathway (0.36 million) and You Broadband (0.31 million)

Chhavi is a social media enthusiast and telecom technologies admirer. Based out of New Delhi, she is a corporate communication and marketing professional by day and writer by night. If she is not busy with Telecom, you can find her reading management books.

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