Mizoram has 6 lakh mobile phone users

Mizoram has 6 lakh mobile phone users

With the communication revolution having reached the remotest corners of the state, mobile phone connections increased by 6.98 per cent from 6,01,189 to 5,61,917 during the past one year, the latest Economic Survey tabled in the Assembly by Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Tuesday said.

The expenses of consumers on cellphones in the state would be at least Rs six crore per month, assuming that each consumer paid Rs 100 per month, state government sources said.

"Some subscribers pay over Rs 2,000 per month," they said.

Among the six mobile service providers, Airtel has the largest number of subscribers at 2,30,000 followed by BSNL with 1,32,436, the economic survey said.