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Broadband subs increased 2.6% to 291.61 million in May

MUMBAI: The number of broadband subscribers increased 2.6% to 291.61 million at the end of May ’17 from 284.23 million at the end of April ’17, as per reports received by TRAI from service providers.

The top five service providers constituted 88.23% market share of the total broadband subscribers at the end of May ’17. These service providers were Reliance Jio Infocom Ltd (117.34 million), Bharti Airtel (53.30 million), Vodafone (40.43 million), Idea Cellular (24.63 million) and BSNL (21.59 million).

The top five wired broadband service providers were BSNL (9.80 million), Bharti Airtel (2.09 million), Atria Convergence Technologies (1.20 million), MTNL (0.99 million) and YOU Broadband (0.64 million).

The top five wireless broadband service providers were Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (117.34 million), Bharti Airtel (51.21 million), Vodafone (40.42 million), Idea Cellular (24.63 million) and Reliance Communications (14.46 million).