Bharti Airtel gains 0.5 million users, Reliance Jio 2.94 million: TRAI

Reliance, owned by Mukesh Ambani Data provided by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on September 15 showed that Jio increased its mobile customer base by 2.94 million in July, solidifying its position as the market leader in the Indian telecom sector. In June, the firm added 420,000 new customers.

According to the figures, Bharti Airtel, which is managed by Sunil Mittal, added 0.5 million members in July. In the meantime, in July, Vodafone Idea lost 1.54 million users. In the meantime, the government-owned MTNL and BSNL respectively lost 3,038 and 1,327,999 wireless users.

As of July 31, Jio had the largest customer base in the nation (415.96 million), followed by Airtel (363.4 million) and Vodafone (255.1 million). According to the data, there were 1.17 billion telephone subscribers in India as of July 31. This represents an increase of 0.7 million from June. There were 2.22 million more new members in June.

At the end of July, there were 650.40 million customers in metropolitan areas, up from 649.09 million at the end of June. Trai statistics revealed a remarkable fall in rural subscriptions. According to research, the huge rural hinterland of India’s population dropped from 523.87 million during the same period to 523.26 million. This resulted in a 0.6 million subscription loss.