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Jio, Airtel bag 20 million 5G customers in 4 months of service rollout

5G services rolled out in 190 cities already; India to have 369 million 5G customers by 2026

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India is now only behind China and the US in terms of the number of cities in a country where 5G services have been extended

Surajeet Das Gupta New Delhi
Indian telcos have been able to garner over 20 million 5G customers in less than four months after the official laun­ch of the service last October, according to industry estimates.

With telecom operators like Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel aggressively rolling out their 5G services in over 190 cities across the country to date, India is now only behind China and the US in terms of the number of cities in a country where 5G services have been extended.

Top executives in telcos say that the number of 5G subscribers in India is a conservative estimate and that it will

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First Published: Jan 25 2023 | 10:19 PM IST

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