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India sheds nearly 3.5 mln telecom subscribers in December 2019

Monday 2 March 2020 | 10:51 CET | News
India ended December 2019 with 1.172 billion telecoms subscribers, which represents a decline of 3.44 million users from the previous month, according to a report from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). The number of mobile subscribers decreased by 3.15 million to 1.151 billion, and the number of fixed-line subscribers fell by 290,000 to 21 million.

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Companies: Airtel / Bharti Airtel / BSNL / MTNL / Reliance Jio / TRAI / Vodafone / Vodafone Idea
Countries: India
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