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India adds 27 mln phone subscribers in December

Monday 20 February 2017 | 07:04 CET | News
India ended December 2016 with 1.151 billion telephone subscribers, up by more than 27.8 million from November. The total comprises 1.127 billion wireless subscribers, up by 27.86 million in the month, and 24.40 million fixed-line subscribers, down by 40,000 in the month. In December, 5.67 million subscribers submitted requests for mobile number portability, according to figures from the Telecom Regularity Authority of India (Trai).

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Categories: General
Companies: Bharti Airtel / BSNL / Idea Cellular / Infocom / MTNL / Reliance Jio / Vodafone
Countries: India
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