The number rose from 1,168.89 million in the end of June to 1,179.32 million in the end of July. From this, the complete wireless subscribers (GSM, CDMA and LTE) increased from 1,146.49 million in the end of June to 1,157.04 million at the end of July, thereby registering a monthly growth rate of 0.92 percent. The telecom operator included 11.796 million subscribers in the month of July alone, capturing 19.62% of this market, moving ahead of Vodafone and Idea equally with respect to market share.
Other telecom operators conducted quite meekly at the month of July, together with Vodafone coming in second at 0.609 million subscriber additions along with a market share decrease from 19.43 percent in June to 19.30 percent in July. Airtel additionally added 0.313 million subscribers in July, following a fantastic performance in May owing to its merger with Telenor. The business still manages to maintain the highest market share at 29.81 percent, but that is also on a decline as the June market share was 30.05 percent.
BSNL was able to add more subscribers than Idea with 0.225 million developments capturing 9.80 percent market share. Idea’s subscriber additions were at an all-time reduced with just 5,489 additions from the month of July. Idea enjoys a market share of 19.07 percent. It’s worth noting that the total progress of Vodafone, Airtel, Idea, and BSNL united, amount to only 1.757 million, much less than what Reliance Jio achieved in the exact same month.
Telcos wireless subscriber additions from the month of July
Out of the entire subscriber additions of Reliance Jio, 5.803 million developments have been from rural areas. This growth is mainly credited to this Jio Monsoon Hungama offer that enabled users to swap their feature phone for a Jio Telephone for just Rs. 501. We also anticipate a surge in additions in August due to the flash sales of this Jio Phone two .
Coming to broadband, Reliance Jio proceeds to hold the most amount of market share at 49.33% with 227.05 million wireless subscribers. BSNL holds the maximum amount of wired broadband subscribers at 9.15 million, however, its total market share reaches 4.38 percent.