India ended June with 851.70 million mobile subscribers, up by 1.36 percent from a month earlier, according to figures from telecommunications regulator Trai. Bharti Airtel led the market with 169.19 million subscribers as the company added 2.12 million new customers in the month.
Airtel was followed by Reliance Communications with 143.27 million subscribers, up by 2.10 million new customers in the month, and Vodafone was the third largest operator in terms of subscribers with 141.52 million customers.
Vodafone gained 2.09 million new customers in June. Idea Cellular ended the month with 95.11 million subscribers as it signed-up 1.35 million new customers, BSNL added 897427 subscribers in the month to bring its total to 93.73 million. Tata Teleservices signed-up 217,841 new subscribers in the month to bring its total to 90.99 million and Aircel/Dishnet added 918,928 new customers in June to bring its customer base to 57.98 million. Uninor had 26.33 million subscribers in total after signing-up 943,924 new customers. MTS added 493,749 customers to bring its total to 11.73 million and Videocon ended the month with 7.13 million subscribers as it gained 75,688 subscribers. MTNL lost 2,340 subscribers in June to reach a total of 5.50 million and S Tel had 3.32 million subscribers as it won 151,470 new customers in the month.
Loop ended the June with 3.15 million customers as it attracted 19,665 new subscribers and HFCL shed 35,500 subscribers to end the month with 1.40 million customers. Etisalat/Allianz added 59,237 million customers to bring its total to 1.36 million.