Jio tops race adding 62L new users in Feb, Airtel adds 9L

Reliance Jio added over 62 lakh new mobile phone users to its 4G network in February, followed by Bharti Airtel which added 9 lakh.
Jio for VoLTE serviceAt the end of February, Reliance Jio had over 38.28 crore subscribers and Bharti Airtel had a subscriber base of over 32.90 crore, showed the data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

State-run BSNL also added over 4.39 crore subscribers taking its total tally to nearly 11.99 crore.

Vodafone Idea lost 34.67 lakh subscribers bringing its total base down to 32.55 crore.

Total wireless subscribers increased from 1,156.44 million (115.64 crore) at the end of Jan-20 to 1,160.59 million (116.05 crore) at the end of Feb-20, registering a monthly increase rate of 0.36 per cent, said the TRAI statement.

Wireless subscription in urban areas decreased 0.20 percent from 64.45 crore in January to 64.32 crore in February and wireless subscription in rural areas increased 1.06 percent from 51.19 crore in January to 51.73 crore in February.