At the end of August-2008, India’s Wireless Subscriber base soared to 300 million. India added India added 9.1 mn mobile subscribers in Aug versus 9.2 MM in Jul. [See GSM Subscriber Addition in Aug-2008] CDMA operators reported healthy net-adds of 2.43 mn in Aug.
The Big 3 Mobile Service Providers in India control 60.5% of the market. Here is a breakup of top 5 Mobile Service providers in India and their market share in percentage at the end of August-2008.
- Bharti Airtel 24.9%
- Reliance Communications [GSM + CDMA] 18.1%
- Vodafone India 17.6%
- BSNL 12.8%
- Idea Cellular 9.7% + Spice Telecom 1.2%
- Tata Teleservices 9.4%
- Others 6.2%
Congratulations to all the operators.
Indian GSM Mobile Subscriber Crossed 200 Mn in June-2008.