India mobile market accelerates to 15.5 mln net additions in June

Tuesday 21 August 2018 | 09:26 CET | News
Growth in the Indian telecom market accelerated to net subscriber additions of 15.37 million in June, nearly triple the previous month. In total, the country grew by 1.33 percent in the month to 1.169 billion telecom users, the regulator Trai reported. The overall teledensity in India reached 89.72 percent, versus 88.62 percent in May. 

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Categories: Fixed / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Bharti Airtel / BSNL / Idea Cellular / MTNL / Reliance Jio / TRAI / Vodafone India
Countries: India
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