The Indian telecom regulatory body TRAI has released the quarterly report for the quarter ending September, 2009 on the statistics and performance of service providers in the telecommunications and internet markets. Wireless In the quarter ending September, 09 growth rate of GSM was 4.69 times the growth rate of CDMA, as against 2.53 in the previous quarter. GSM subscribers constituted 78.6 percent of the wireless market. GSM Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) declined by 11.3 percent, from Rs 185 in quarter ending June, 09 to Rs 164 in quarter ending September, 09. Decline in ARPU was largely in the prepaid segment with 12 percent from Rs 162 in June, 09 to Rs 143 in September, 09. The decline in postpaid was 1.7 percent, from Rs 539 in June, 09 to Rs 530 in September, 09. Minutes of Use (MOU) per subscriber continued…
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