Vodafone trailing Airtel closely when it comes to Wireless service provider Market Share

By August 21st, 2014 AT 2:22 PM

Indian telecom industry is still witnessing an exponential growth in terms of increasing subscriber’s base and the total volume of the Business. The total number of wireless Subscribers increased from 910.16 million to 914.92 million in the time frame of May 2014 to June 2014 translating into a monthly growth of .52%.

The private operators account for 89.95% of the Wireless subscriber market share while the BSNL and MTNL account together account for a mere 10.2% market share. The pie chart below depicts the individual market share of Telecom operators.

This revelation sheds light on the declining Market share of the PSUs. It is high times government should think of revamp the Organizational structure of BSNL and MTNL instead of bailing it out every time with tax payers money. Another fact that can be deduced is that Vodafone is closing in the gap between Airtel with respect to the market shares.

Mahit Huilgol is a Mechanical Engineering graduate and is a Technology and Automobile aficionado. He ditched the Corporate boardroom wars in the favor for technology battle ground. He is also a foodie by heart and loves both the edible chips and non-edible silicon chips.

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” instead of bailing it out every time with tax payers money”. Don’t understood this line,are you saying that Government is giving Taxpayers money to BSNL?No,They are doing their own buisiness and earning.Total debt of BSNL and MTNL from Banks are over 21000 crores .Instead of supporting these two Government owned company,Government created lots of obstacles in its path by not allowing it to enter into mobile sector for long time(Vodafone,Airtel enters much before then it whereas it is allowed only in the year 2002.),by not allowing it to finalize its expansion tenders in the name of chinese vendors for… Read more »

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apple lover

All the worry’s for BSNL is going to end soon.New telecom minister Shri.Ravi Shankar Prasad is a man who lives with his own ethics and policies,his words can be taken into account,not like any of the congress ministers ruled before.He will do his best to bring BSNL in track with others.He once told that BSNL is his personal subject more than official one.All the best for his innovative’s…….


if airtel reduces tariff little bit lower it can increase its margin with Voda

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