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Jio adds 9.1 mn users in October; subdued numbers for Airtel, Voda Idea

The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 1,195.24 million in September to 1,204.85 million in October, showing a monthly growth rate of 0.80 per cent

Reliance Jio

Romita Majumdar Mumbai
The festive season worked out favourably for Reliance Jio after the operator reported massive growth in subscriber addition for October, according to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai).

Jio reported 9.1 million subscriber additions in the month — the third time it added over 9 million subscribers in a month. It had reported 9.3 million additions in January and 9.4 million in February. Rivals Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel reported subdued numbers with 189,901 and 81,974 additions, respectively.

In terms of wireless subscription, Vodafone Idea has a market share of 31.49 per cent followed by Jio (30.79 per cent) and

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First Published: Dec 30 2019 | 10:27 PM IST

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