Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) latest subscription Information for the month of July has been Published, and Also a monthly growth rate of 0.89% in telephone subscribers Had Been reported.The number increased from 1,168.89 million at the end of June to 1,179.32 million at the end of July. Out of this, the complete wireless subscribers (GSM, CDMA and LTE) increased from 1,146.49 million at the end of June to 1,157.04 million in the end of July, thereby registering a monthly growth rate of 0.92 percent. Reliance Jio was in charge of the wireless subscriber additions in July, thanks to the launch of the Jio Monsoon Hungama offer. The telecom operator added 11.796 million readers in the month of July alone, capturing 19.62% of this market, going ahead of Vodafone and Idea equally with respect to advertise share.
Other telecom operators performed quite meekly at the month of July, with Vodafone coming in second in 0.609 million subscriber additions along with a market share reduction from 19.43 percent in June to 19.30% in July. Airtel additionally added 0.313 million subscribers in July, following a fantastic performance in May owing to its merger with Telenor. The business still manages to keep the highest market share at 29.81 percent, but that can be on a decrease since the June market share was 30.05 percent.
BSNL managed to include more subscribers than Idea with 0.225 million developments capturing 9.80 percent market share. Idea’s subscriber additions were at an all-time reduced with only 5,489 additions in the month of July. It’s worth noting that the overall additions of Vodafone, Airtel, Idea, and BSNL united, amount to only 1.757 million, much less than what Reliance Jio attained in precisely the exact same month.
Telcos wireless subscriber additions in the month of July
Out of the total subscriber developments of Reliance Jio, 5.803 million additions were from rural areas. This increase is largely attributed to this Jio Monsoon Hungama offer that allowed users to exchange their attribute phone to get a Jio Phone for only Rs. 501. We also expect a surge in developments in August due to the flash sales of the Jio Phone 2.
Coming to broadband, Reliance Jio continues to hold the most amount of market share at 49.33% with 227.05 million subscribers. BSNL holds the maximum amount of wired broadband subscribers at 9.15 million, however, its total market share reaches 4.38 percent.