India lost 4.9 million active mobile connections in December 2018. For the same month, Airtel, Vodafone Idea, and Reliance Jio accounted for 94% of total active mobile connections in India, according to data released by TRAI. The active connections data represents peak VLR (Visitor Location Register) data for the month. Some stats: – There were 1.026 billion active connections in the month of December 2018. – Airtel has 98.68% of active connections on its network – the highest among all telcos. – Vodafone Idea has the second highest active connection base of 93.33%. In terms of the number of connections, Vodafone Idea leads with 418.7 million connections, followed by Airtel at 340.26 million connections. Mobile Operator Leaderboard For December 2018 (Total Connections): – Reliance Jio added 8.5 million connections, taking its connection base to 280.12 million. – BSNL added 0.56 million connections, taking its connection base to 114.3 million. – BSNL (VNO's) added 3,210 connections, taking its connection base to 26,594. State-wise data – In terms of active connections, Assam leads with 91.97% active connections, followed by Maharashtra, North East, West Bengal, and Orissa. Himachal Pradesh has only 74.95% active connections, the lowest among all circles. – The UP (East) circle has the most number of connections, with 101.79 million connections (101,789,901 connections). Maharashtra is second with 95 million connections (95,008,751 connections) and Bihar is third with 88.08 million connections (88,084,753) connections. – Vodafone Idea holds the maximum percentage market share of wireless connections at 36%, followed by Bharti Airtel…
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