Sep 11, 2009
Author: VJ | at : 9/11/2009 03:33:00 AM | Category : Aircel, Airtel, BSNL, Idea cellular, Telecom, Vodafone |
GSM service provider Idea Cellular has added 1.54 million new subscribers in August, taking its total subscriber base to 50.05 million. The addition has helped the Aditya Birla group company consolidate its position as the fifth-largest operator in the country and inch up closer to state-owned BSNL, data released by the Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI) said.
According to Cellular Operators Association Of India, GSM operators in the country has added a total of 9.31 million users in August taking the total number of GSM subscribers to 335.45 million by August end.The details are as follows.
Operator August Addition Total no. of Subscribers
Bharti Airtel 2.82million 107.99million
Vodafone-Essar 2.19million 80.87million
BSNL 1.36million 52.05million
Idea Cellular 1.54million 50.05million
Aircel 1.31million 24.42million
MTNL 20,150 4.35 million