The number of telephone connections in India [Mobile + Landline] has crossed the 600mn mark with 90% of it coming from the Wireless Segment.

  • Wireless Connections – 563mn
  • Landline Phones – 37 mn

Here is the breakup of Total Telephone Connections in India,

  • Bharti Airtel 127.66 mn
  • Reliance Communications 100.58 mn
  • Vodafone Essar India 97.23 mn
  • BSNL 94.658 mn
  • Idea Cellular 62.14 mn
  • Tata Teleservices 51.7 mn
  • Aircel 34.8 mn
  • Tata Teleservices Maharashtra – 12.57 mn
  • MTNL – 8.4 mn
  • Uninor – 3.5 mn
  • MTS 3.2 mn
  • BPL 2.7 mn

With 3G Auctions just a day away, the Indian telecom market will witness another round of big additions sometime next year when 3G Networks will be ready to carry more Voice and Data traffic. Way to Go 🙂