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Wireless Data Subscribers Base Records Jump Of 36.36% In 2018 Says TRAI

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According to a latest update from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), the total number of wireless data subscribers increased from 424.02 million at the end of year 2017 to 578.20 million at the end of the year 2018 with yearly growth rate of 36.36%. The number of wireless data subscribers was 281.58 million at the end of the year 2014. The volume of total wireless data usage increased from 20,092 million GB during the year 2017 to 46,404million GB during the year 2018 with yearly growth of 131%. The volume of total wireless data usage was 828 million GB during the year 2014.

Total revenue collected from wireless data usage was Rs.54,671.44 crore (excluding rental revenue)in the year 2018as compared to Rs. 38,882 crore in the year 2017. The volume of average wireless data usage per wireless data subscriber per month has increased from4.13 GB during the year 2017to 7.69 GB during the year 2018. Average revenue per wireless data subscribers (data ARPU) per month increased from Rs.79.98 in the year 2017 to Rs.90.61 in the year 2018. It was recorded Rs.71.25 per wireless data subscriber per month in the year 2014.

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First Published: Thu, August 22 2019. 13:24 IST
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