Vodafone India’s data connections stood at 69.9 million subscribers for the quarter ended December 31, 2017 (Q3FY18). This was an increase of 2.2 million from the previous quarter, when the number of data connections were 67.7 million. The telco had lost 1.5 million data connections in Q2FY18, while it had added 2.3 million data connections in Q1FY18. In Q3FY18, Vodafone India's mobile broadband base (which includes 3G and 4G customers) increased by 6.5 million from 46 million to 52.5 million, a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) increase of 14.1%. In Q1FY18, its mobile broadband base was 41.1 million. Data usage per subscriber at the end of the quarter stood at 2.8 GB, up from 2.7 GB in the previous quarter. Note that users with less than 1 MB data usage are not taken into consideration for this. Vodafone India also mentioned that data traffic increased fivefold in Q3FY18, due to steep decline in data prices. It added that "this reflected strong 4G customer growth, up 57% year-on-year (YoY) to 105 million (a quarterly increase of 11.5 million), together with increased data allowances." Overall, Vodafone’s customer base in India stood at 212.5 million, with 5.1 million new customers added in Q3FY18. Service Revenue Vodafone India’s service revenue stood at Rs 8,513.07 crore (€1.063 billion) for the the quarter, down 23.1% year-on-year (YoY) from Rs 11,612.38 crore (€1.45 billion). The company said that the decline in service revenue was "a result of intense price competition, which continued during Q3 as the market leader increased the competitiveness…
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