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In July, Reliance Jio Gained 2.9 mn Customers; Whereas Vi Loses 1.5 mn

According to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s subscription data, Reliance Jio gained 2.9 million wireless subscribers by the end of July (Trai). During the same time period, Bharti Airtel gained 0.51 million wireless customers. In July, Vodafone Idea saw a decline of 1.54 wireless customers. 

The number of people who use wireless services increased from 1,147.39 million to 1,148.03 million, in the month of July. The number of people who have wireless services in cities fell from 625.49 million to 626.74 million. However, there was a 1% increase in the number of wireless subscribers living in rural areas, from 521.90 million to 521.29 million. 

According to Trai’s numbers, there were 1,013,18 million mobile phone users in the world last month. There were a total of 382.17 million active wireless subscribers with Reliance Jio, followed by 356.17 million with Bharti Airtel & 216.92 million with Vodafone Idea. BSNL’s total number of wireless customers was 52.27. 

The number of people using the internet via a broadband connection rose from 800.94 million in June to 807.42 million in July, according to data collected by Trai from 694 operators. There were 29.47 million wired users, 1.14 million fixed wireless users, & 776.81 million mobile users that made up the broadband customers. 

Reliance Jio Infocomm had the most users (422.23 million), followed by Bharti Airtel (221.12 million), Vodafone Idea (122.98 million), BSNL (25.25) and Atria Convergence (2.13) among broadband service providers. 

In terms of wired broadband service, the top five providers were as follows: Reliance Jio Infocomm (6.27 million subscribers), Bharti Airtel (4.99 million subscribers), BSNL (3.85 million subscribers), Atria Convergence (2.13 million subscribers), and Hathway Cable & Datacom (1.13 million subscribers). 

Reliance Jio Infocomm came in first with 415.96 million subscribers, followed by Bharti Airtel (217.13 million), Vodafone Idea (122.97) million, BSNL (21.39) million, & Intech Online (0.22) million. 

Wireline customers grew by 25.57 million to a total of 25.63 million in July.

India now has 1,173.66 million telephone subscribers, up from 1,172.96 million. There was a rise from 649.09 million – 650.40 million cell phone subscribers in urban areas. Subscriptions in rural areas, however, fell from 523.87 million – 523.26 million. 

Over 10.23 million requests to transfer mobile numbers were made in July (MNP).


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