Airtel Adds 1.45 Million More Subscribers Than Jio in October: TRAI

December 24, 2020 Off By admin


Airtel has as soon as once more surpassed Reliance Jio by including greater than 3.67 million new wi-fi subscribers in October, in response to the telecom subscription report launched by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). Airtel added 1.45 million extra subscribers than Jio that managed so as to add 2.22 million wi-fi subscribers in the identical month. Airtel additionally continued to carry a dominant place in phrases of lively consumer base, with 96.74 p.c lively subscribers on its community.

The newest information supplied by TRAI reveals that the wi-fi subscriber base of Airtel reached 330.28 million in October, up from 326.66 million reported for the month of September. This introduced the addition of three.67 million new prospects in one month, which was the biggest by any telco in that span.

In distinction, Jio retained its crown of being the biggest telecom operator in India with 406.35 million wi-fi subscribers in October. The operator had 404.12 million subscribers in September.

Unlike Airtel and Jio, Vi (Vodafone Idea) noticed a dip of two.65 million subscribers in October that dropped its wi-fi consumer base to 292.83 million from the 295.49 million in September. Similarly, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) noticed a drop of 10,215 wi-fi subscribers in the identical month to have a complete wi-fi subscriber base of 118.88 million.

On the a part of lively consumer base, the report reveals that Airtel dominated the competitors with 96.74 p.c lively customers on its community. Vi got here second with 88.78 p.c and Jio remained on the third place with 78.59 p.c lively customers. BSNL, alternatively, had 61.38 p.c lively customers, in response to the TRAI report.

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Despite going through a stiff competitors from Airtel, Jio was nonetheless the biggest telecom operator in India with a market share of 35.28 p.c in October. The share was, nonetheless, down from 35.19 p.c reported in September.

Jio was adopted by Airtel that stood second with 28.68 p.c market share, whereas Vi and BSNL got here third and fourth with 25.42 p.c and 10.33 p.c, respectively.

The TRAI report additionally talked about {that a} complete of 8.80 million Mobile Number Portability (MNP) requests have been obtained in October, up from 8.71 million in September.

Of the entire new requests, 4.76 million requests have been obtained from Zone-I that captures Northern and Western India and 4.03 million got here from Zone-II that represents Southern and Eastern India. The highest variety of MNP requests until date have been obtained from Karnataka (about 45.81 million), adopted by Andhra Pradesh (about 43.28 million) and Maharashtra (about 42.53 million). The cumulative MNP requests elevated from 520.80 million on the finish of September to 529.60 million in October, as per the regulator.

TRAI additionally famous in the report that the variety of lively wi-fi subscribers in the nation in October stood at 960.91 million.


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