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Q1 India Telecom Data: 44.87M Wireless Added, ARPUs Tank, 13.09M DTH Connections

The January to March 2009 quarter saw the sector looking up compared to previous quarters in fiscal 09. Landlines made a slight turnaround from their negative growth and teledensity rose 41% to 36.98%. ARPUs continue to dip in India while the number of connections, landline, WLL and mobile, grew by 11.68% and the Internet user base grew by 5.3%. Segmentwise Details: DTH 7 DTH license holders - Doordarshan, Tata Sky, Dish TV, Sun Direct TV, Bharti Telemedia, Reliance Big TV and the latest entrant Bharat Business Channel by Videocon 13.09 million subscribers. Key Developments During The Quarter Gross revenue from the telecom sector grew by a meagure 2.63% to Rs.40,444.66 crores from the previous quarter. Videocon's DTH venture is called Bharat Business Channel. It is the sixth DTH operator to be granted a license. Vodafone rolled out its service in Jammu & Kashmir Aircel in Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Uttar Pradesh(E) & (W). Reliance Communications launched its GSM services in Delhi, Mumbai, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu including Chennai, Kerala, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh(E) & (W),Rajasthan and Jammu & Kashmir MTS (Sistema Shyam) launched in Kolkata, Delhi and Chennai This time around, we decided to present the quarterly telecom statistics differently - in an easy-to-digest, bulletted format. Tell us what you think of it. The TRAI report can be downloaded from here. Wireless (Mobile + WLL) 391.76 million connections, of which 297.26 million are GSM (75.88% of the total userbase) 94.5 million are CDMA connections 16.56…

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