The total number of internet subscribers has increased from 267.39 million in December 2014 to 302.35 million in March 2015, registering a quarterly growth of 13.08 percent, said TRAI.
Out of 302.35 million, wired internet subscribers are 19.07 million and wireless internet subscribers are 283.29 million.
The number of telephone subscribers in India increased 6.8 percent year on year and 2.63 percent quarter on quarter to 996.49 million in March 2015 from 970.97 million in December 2014, said TRAI.
The overall tele-density in India increased from 77.58 in December, 2014 to 79.38 in March 31, 2015, according to the data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).
Subscription in urban areas increased from 572.29 million at the end of December 2014 to 577.18 million at the end of March 2015. Rural subscription during the period increased from 398.68 million to 419.31 million.
Out of the total subscription, the share of the rural areas increased from 41.06 percent at the end of December 2014 to 42.08 percent at the end of March 2015.
Wireless tele-density increased from 75.43 at the end of December 2014 to 77.27 at the end of March 2015.
Wireline subscriber base further declined from 27 million at the end of December 2014 to 26.59 million at the end of March 15, registering a decline of 1.50 percent.