Airtel, Vodafone Concept Collectively Misplaced 75 Lakh Subscribers in March: TRAI

Airtel, Vodafone Concept Collectively Misplaced 75 Lakh Subscribers in March: TRAI


After gaining over 9 lakh subscribers in February 2020, Bharti Airtel has misplaced greater than 12 lakh subscribers in March. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has launched its telecom subscription knowledge for the month of March, and Airtel and Vodafone Concept have collectively misplaced greater than 75 lakh subscribers. Vodafone Concept noticed a steep decline by shedding greater than 63 lakh subscribers. Reliance Jio continued so as to add subscribers with greater than 46 lakh wi-fi subscriber additions. Primarily based on TRAI’s March knowledge, Jio enjoys 33.47 p.c wi-fi subscriber market share within the nation, adopted by Airtel who has 28.31 p.c market share.

Wi-fi subscriber base for March

Other than Reliance Jio including greater than 46 lakh subscribers, BSNL additionally added over 96 thousand subscribers in March. Nonetheless, it’s significantly decrease than its February efficiency, whereby it added greater than four lakh subscribers. Vodafone Concept, as talked about, misplaced over 63 lakh subscribers in March, far more than the 34 lakh subscribers misplaced in February. The newest TRAI launch says that the whole wi-fi subscribers additionally decreased from 116 crores on the finish of February to 115 crores on the finish of March, thereby registering a month-to-month decline price of 0.24 p.c.

Nonetheless, the highest 5 telecommunication operators in India in March, as per TRAI, embody Reliance Jio with 33.47 p.c market, adopted by Bharti Airtel with 28.31 p.c market share, Vodafone Concept with 27.57 p.c market share, BSNL with 10.35 p.c market share, and MTNL with 0.29 p.c market share. By the top of March, Reliance Jio had a complete of over 38.7 crore subscribers. Bharti Airtel subscriber base diminished to over 32.7 crores, adopted by Vodafone Concept (31.9 crores), BSNL (11.9 crores), and MTNL (33.6 lakh).

Broadband subscribers for March

Coming to the broadband section, Reliance Jio guidelines this market as nicely with 56.50 p.c market share. That is adopted by Bharti Airtel with 21.61 p.c market share, and Vodafone Concept falls within the third place with 17.09 p.c market share. BSNL additionally holds a 3.56 p.c market share on this broadband section, as of March this yr. As per TRAI, the whole variety of broadband subscribers elevated from 68.1 crores on the finish of February to 68.crores on the finish of March with a month-to-month development price of 0.93 p.c.

Whereas the wi-fi broadband section is dominated by Reliance Jio, probably the most variety of subscribers within the wired broadband section are with BSNL. As of March, the highest 5 wired broadband service suppliers had been BSNL (80.Eight lakhs), Bharti Airtel (24.7 lakhs), Atria Convergence Applied sciences (16.1 lakhs), Hathway Cable and Datacom (9.7 lakhs) and Reliance Jio (8.7 lakhs). Within the wi-fi broadband section, the highest 5 suppliers had been Reliance Jio (38.7 crore), Bharti Airtel (14.6 crore), Vodafone Concept (11.7 crore), BSNL (1.6 crore) and MTNL (1.Eight lakhs).


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