Telecom Lead India: Mobile operator Bharti Airtel is leading
the Indian telecom market in terms of net addition of mobile users in April
The telecom giant added 2.01 million users, highest in
April, taking its total subscriber base to 183.29 million.
According to the Cellular Operators Association of India
(COAI), GSM telecom operators added 6.50 million subscribers in April, taking
the total user base to 670.57 million. The GSM subscriber base was 664.08
million in March.
Airtel’s market share stood at 27.33 percent in April.
giant added 0.81 million customers during the month taking its subscriber base
to 151.28 million in April.
Vodafone, Airtel and Idea Cellular are expected to add
customers significantly in May and June due to their revised 3G tariffs.
Birla group company added 1.48 million new subscribers in April, taking its subscriber
to 114.20 million.
despite the 2G spectrum issue, added 1.12 million new customers in April. Its
user base swells to 43.55 million in April.
million. Aircel lost customers in March.
in April. The performance of both MTNL and BSNL is a serious concern for the
by the month-end.
6.10 million at the end of April-end.
during the month.
taking its total customer base to 16.05 million.