Broadband subs increased 1.89% to 550.24 mn in Feb: TRAI

MUMBAI: The number of broadband subscribers increased from 540.04 million at the end of January to 550.24 million at the end of February with a monthly growth rate of 1.89%, as per reports received by TRAI from 313 operators in the month of February 2019.

Top five service providers constituted 98.65% market share of the total broadband subscribers at the end of Feb-19. These service providers were Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (297.23 million), Bharti Airtel (112.13 million), Vodafone Idea (110.25 million), BSNL (21.01 million) and Tata Tele. Group (2.17 million).

The top five Wired Broadband Service providers were BSNL (9.17 million), Bharti Airtel (2.33 million), Atria Convergence Technologies (1.41 million), Hathway Cable & Datacom (0.79 million) and MTNL (0.76 million).

The top five Wireless Broadband Service providers were Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (297.23 million), Vodafone Idea (110.23 million), Bharti Airtel (109.80 million), BSNL (11.84 million) and Tata Teleservices (1.72 million).