04:47 am - Thursday 27 April 2017

GSM operators add 7.27mn subscribers in May

By insightVAS - Fri Jun 22, 1:36 pm

As per the data released by COAI, Bharti Airtel enrolled nearly 28% of the 7.27 million subscribers that GSM operators added in May.

Airtel, added 2.01 million (Maximum GSM Subs addition in the month) subscribers in May, taking its total subscriber base to 185.30 million. According to the data, the country’s total GSM user base increased to 677.85 million at the end of May.

Country’s third largest operator Vodafone India added 1.20 million customers in May, taking its subscriber base to 152.49 million. Idea Cellular enrolled 1.76 million new subscribers during the month, while Videocon added 0.13 million and Aircel added 0.80 million new users.

BSNL added just 1,735 new users, MTNL, which operates in Delhi and Mumbai, lost 0.17 million customers during the month.

Uninor, one of the telecom operators whose 2G licence has been cancelled by the Supreme Court, added 1.5 million subscribers to take its subscriber count to 45 million.

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