Total wired broadband subs decline to 18.32 mn in Aug
MUMBAI: Total wired broadband subscribers declined 1.08% to 18.32 million in August from 18.52 million in July.
As on 31st August 2019, the top five Wired Broadband Service providers were BSNL (8.79 million), Bharti Airtel (2.41 million), Atria Convergence Technologies (1.47 million), Hathway Cable & Datacom (0.85 million) and You Broadband (0.75 million).
As per the reports received from 326 operators in the month of August, the number of broadband subscribers increased from 604.12 million at the end of Jul-19 to 615.43 million at the end of Aug-19 with a monthly growth rate of 1.87%.
Top five service providers constituted 98.96% market share of the total broadband subscribers at the end of Aug-19. These service providers were Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (348.24 million), Bharti Airtel (126.70 million), Vodafone Idea (111.11 million), BSNL (21.50 million) and Atria Convergence (1.47 million).
The top five Wireless Broadband Service providers were Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (348.24 million), Bharti Airtel (124.30 million), Vodafone Idea (111.09 million), BSNL (12.70 million) and MTNL (0.21 million).