Wired broadband players added 40,000 subs in May: TRAI
MUMBAI: The total wired broadband subscribers in May stands at 18.45 million showing an increase of 0.17% or 40,000 from 18.41 million in April, according to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) Telecom Subscription Data report.
The top five Wired Broadband Service providers were BSNL (9.09 million), Bharti Airtel (2.39 million), Atria Convergence Technologies (1.44 million), Hathway Cable & Datacom (0.83 million) and MTNL (0.75 million).
As per the reports received from 322 operators in the month of May, the number of broadband subscribers increased from 571.95 million at the end of April to 581.51 million at the end of May-19 with a monthly growth rate of 1.67%.
Top five service providers constituted 98.69% market share of the total broadband subscribers at the end of May-19. These service providers were Reliance Jio Infocomm (322.99 million), Bharti Airtel (118.34 million), Vodafone Idea (109.01 million), BSNL (21.67 million) and Tata Teleservices (1.87 million).
The top five Wireless Broadband Service providers were Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (322.99 million), Bharti Airtel (115.95 million), Vodafone Idea (108.99 million), BSNL (12.57 million) and Tata Teleservices (1.49 million).