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India adds 14.7 million GSM subscribers

Last updated: 18 November, 2010
New Delhi, Nov 18, (IANS):

India's GSM subscribers base grew 3 percent in October with the addition of 14.7 million subscribers with telecom giant Bharti Airtel alone signing over 3 million users.

The total number of subscribers in the country crossed 508.72 million as against 494 million the previous month, data released by Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) showed.

Bharti Airtel now gains a market share of 28.76 percent, with 146.29 million subscribers -- the highest in the country.  Vodafone added 2.49 million subscribers in the country, a growth of 40 percent as against 1.78 million the previous month to have a total of 118 million subscribers.

State-owned BSNL and new telecom operator Uninor closely followed up with 2.48 million each to have a total of 75 million and 13.7 million respectively.  Idea Cellular signed over 1.8 million subscribers, a growth of 22.5 percent as against September taking its total number to 76 million.


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