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Nov 2010: India Added Over 17.1 M GSM Connections

The Cellular Operators Association of India (which includes most of India’s GSM telecom operators) has reported an increase of 17.1 million GSM connections in the country for the month of November 2010, up 3.49% for the month.This is much higher than the number of connections added in October 2010 (14.6 million). Then again, we don’t know exactly how many connections are active or multi-SIM. Telecom operator and circle-wise data (with inaccurate figures for RCOM and Tata Teleservices removed):

– Three telecom operators added over 3 million connections during the quarter: Vodafone added 3.12 million connections in November, with its connection base increasing by 2.65%; Bharti Airtel added 3.10 million, taking its total subscriber base to 149.39 million; BSNL added 3.01 million new connections, taking its connection base to 78.19 million.

Vodafone and Airtel added more connections during the month, than Loop Mobile’s total connection base

– Idea Cellular added 2.80 million users during the month to take its total user base to 78.82 million, while Aircel added 1.21 million customers to take its subscriber base to 48.73 million.
– Of the new telco’s, Uninor continues to dominate, adding 2.45 million connections for the month, which, incidentally, is more than the total base of Etisalat DB and S-Tel.

Circlewise Additions

– Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, U.P.(W), UP(E), MP, West Bengal, Bihar added over a million connections.
– Among metro circles, Mumbai added 500,725 GSM connections, with Delhi adding 435,527 GSM connections.

Download: GSM Data from COAI (.xls file)

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