Reliance Communications (RCOM) has reported 28.6 million mobile Internet connections for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 (Q1-FY15), following a reclassification of a Mobile Internet user as one that has used at least 1 MB over GPRS/3G during the period. This follows a similar move by Airtel last month and Idea Cellular last quarter. The telco's mobile data connection base grew by 7.1% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) from 26.7 million (reclassified) connections in the previous quarter. Prior to the reclassification, RCOM had reported 37.4 million data connections in the previous quarter, which means that as many as 10.7 million mobile Internet connections in the previous quarter had used less than 1 MB. 3G Connections Following this reclassification, RCOM's 3G connection base was at 13 million for the quarter, up 8.33% QoQ from 12 million 3G connections (reclassified) in the previous quarter. Note that RCOM had reported 12.9 million 3G connections in previous quarter, which…
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