India adds 14.7 million GSM subscribers
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.
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.