GSM operators add 6.68 million new mobile subscribers in November 2011


GSM operators added 6.68 million new subscribers in
November, compared to
7.12 million in the previous
month.

 

With this addition, the GSM subscriber base in the
country rose to 632.08 million. The additions have increased the GSM subscriber
base by 1.07 percent from October.

 

In November, Idea Cellular added 2.17 million, taking its
total user-base to 103.99 million, according to the data released today by the
Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI).

On the second spot in net additions, Bharti Airtel, the largest GSM player,
added 0.96 million subscribers, taking its total to 174.69 million users. The
company had a market share of 27.64 per cent at the end of November.

Vodafone Essar, with a 23.23 percent market share, added 0.92 million new
subscribers during the month, taking its subscriber base to 146.84 million at
the end of November 2011, according to a report in Economic Times.

 


BSNL and MTNL added 0.55 million and 33,666 new users, taking their total
to 92.14 million and 5.39 million, respectively.

 

Aircel took its subscriber base to 60.95 million by adding 0.67 million
customers, while Uninor added 1.86 million new users to take its subscriber
base to 34.18 million at the end of last month.

Circle-wise, the highest addition was in UP (East) where 1.19 million new users
were added in November. The circle has the highest number of GSM users at 53.24
million.

In November, MTS added 0.47 million new customers, taking its total user base
to 14.54 million.

 

By Telecomlead.com Team
[email protected]

 

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