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Reliance Jio added 5.8 mn users in March, controlling 9.3% of market: Trai

Accounted for 40% of user additions by top 5; stood 4th in overall base, behind Airtel, Voda, Idea

Khalid Anzar  |  New Delhi 

Reliance Jio added a whopping 5,839,734 subscribers and controlled 9.29 per cent of the telecom market as of March 31, shows the latest report by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai). In March, Airtel led in terms of overall telecom market share, with 23.39 per cent of all subscribers. It was followed by Vodafone with a 17.87 per cent share, and Idea with 16.70. Reliance Jio was a distant fourth with 9.29 per cent subscribers. According to the report, the telecom industry saw a net addition of 5.98 million customers in March. While Airtel, Vodafone and Idea ...

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First Published: Sat, May 20 2017. 14:38 IST