The Indian telecom regulatory body TRAI has released a quarterly report on the statistics and performance of service providers in the telecommunications and internet markets. The report for April-May-June is available here (PDF). PCOs Vanishing? The humble STD booth is disappearing from the face of India. The total number of Public Call Offices (PCOs) in the country as on 30th June 2009 was 61,13,423, showing a reduction of 88,018 PCOs from the previous quarter. In the March quarter, the number of PCOs had actually risen from 5.98 million to 6.2 million. Private operators own 66.7% of the market while BSNL's share is 29.9% and MTNL's 3.4%. Read the Q1 report on Indian Telecom sector on Medianama Village Public Telephones 3,798 VPTs were added in the June quarter, increasing the total to 5,64,337. Rural Versus Urban Bharti Airtel has the maximum…
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