Wired broadband subscriber base up 3.76% in Sep

MUMBAI: Total wired broadband subscribers have increased 3.76% to 19.01 million at the end of September compared to 18.32 million at the end of August, according to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) telecom subscription data report.

As on 30th September 2019, the top five Wired Broadband Service providers were BSNL (8.69 million), Bharti Airtel (2.41 million), Atria Convergence Technologies (1.48 million), Hathway Cable & Datacom (0.86 million) and You Broadband (0.75 million).

As per the reports received from 334 operators, the number of broadband subscribers increased from 615.43 million at the end of Aug-19 to 625.42 million at the end of Sep-19 with a monthly growth rate of 1.62%.

Top five service providers constituted 98.96% market share of the total broadband subscribers at the end of Sep-19. These service providers were Reliance Jio Infocom Ltd (355.93 million), Bharti Airtel (127.83 million), Vodafone Idea (112.19 million), BSNL (21.52 million) and Atria Convergence (1.48 million).

The top five Wireless Broadband Service providers were Reliance Jio Infocom Ltd (355.22 million), Bharti Airtel (125.42 million), Vodafone Idea (112. 17 million), BSNL (12.82 million) and MTNL (0.21 million).

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