Videocon Telecom achieves 5 million mobile subscriber mark in October

Videocon Telecom on Thursday said it achieved 5 million mobile subscriber mark in October.

For comparison, Bharti Airtel had over 193 million customers in India at the end of September 2013.

Videocon Telecom, which wants to become a pan-India telecom service provider, has achieved 7 percent growth in October over the previous month.

As per COAI report, Videocon Telecom has added 3.46 lakh net additions in October 2013 making it the fastest growing GSM network. This statistics does not include CDMA operator’s mobile user base in India.


Videocon Telecom, which is keen to introduce 4G services in select circles on FD-LTE technolgy in early 2014, continues to be among the Top 3 mobile operators across its operational circles in Net subscriber addition consecutively for last 6 months.

The company continues to holds the No. 1 position in Punjab consecutively for last 3 months, however after attaining No. 1 position in Haryana consecutively for last 5 months till September 2013, slips to No.2 position in October 2013 by a margin of 2500 subscribers.

The brand is also consistently getting good traction from MNP customers, and has been Net gainer on MNP which has also helped Videocon Telecom in retaining its positioning amongst the top 3 players in net MNP adds across its operational circles.

Arvind Bali, director and CEO, Videocon Telecom, said: “The significant traction that we are getting from MNP customers also shows that consumers across other telecom operators are impressed by our products & network reach and thus are joining our family.”

Recently, Videocon Telecom said it will be bidding for the Delhi 900 Mhz spectrum in the upcoming auction.

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