wordpress blog stats
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Airtel’s Mobile Internet usage increased 82% YoY in India; Data ARPU at Rs 176 in Q4 FY15

Bharti Airtel has reported total 19.44 million 3G Mobile Internet connections for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, registering a 14.7% increase from 16.94 million 3G connections in the previous quarter and almost doubling from 10.25 million 3G Mobile Internet connections in the same quarter last year. The total mobile Internet base however saw a 9.8% increase quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) to 46.39 million connections, from 42.25 million connections in the previous quarter, while it increased 30.3% year-on-year (YoY) from 35.6 million in the same quarter last year. Note that Airtel started weeding out incidental users a few quarters ago. Incidental data users are users who have consumed less than 1 MB/month. This followed a similar move from Idea Cellular in Q3-FY14 and following Airtel, even Reliance Communications started culling incidental mobile Internet users. The company’s Mobile Internet base accounted for 20.52% of the Airtel’s total India connection base for the quarter, up slightly from 19.45% in the previous quarter. The 3G Mobile Internet base accounts for 8.6% of total for Airtel. Mobile Internet revenues for Airtel in India, grew by 69.4% YoY to Rs 2320.98 crore for the quarter. Sequentially, the revenues grew 9.8% from Rs 2114 crore. The segment accounted for 17.6% of Airtel's total India mobile services revenues for the quarter, as compared to 16.2% in the previous quarter and 11.5% in the same quarter last year. No 4G data: The company hasn’t disclosed any updated data on how its 4G service is performing. Few quarters ago, Airtel had claimed that its 4G connection base had crossed the 100,000 mark…

Please subscribe/login to read the full story.
Written By

MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.

Views

News

Studying the 'community' supporting the late Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR) shows how Twitter was gamed through organized engagement

News

Do we have an enabling system for the National Data Governance Framework Policy (NDGFP) aiming to create a repository of non-personal data?

News

A viewpoint on why the regulation of cryptocurrencies and crypto exchnages under 2019's E-Commerce Rules puts it in a 'grey area'

News

India's IT Rules mandate a GAC to address user 'grievances' , but is re-instatement of content removed by a platform a power it should...

News

There is a need for reconceptualizing personal, non-personal data and the concept of privacy itself for regulators to effectively protect data

You May Also Like

News

Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...

Advert

135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...

News

By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...

News

Rajesh Kumar* doesn’t have many enemies in life. But, Uber, for which he drives a cab everyday, is starting to look like one, he...

MediaNama is the premier source of information and analysis on Technology Policy in India. More about MediaNama, and contact information, here.

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ

Subscribe to our daily newsletter
Name:*
Your email address:*
*
Please enter all required fields Click to hide
Correct invalid entries Click to hide

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ