February 2012: India Added Over 8.77 Million New GSM Connections [REPORT]

Must Read

Zomato Offers Unlimited Free Delivery To Match Swiggy Super

The competition between Zomato and Swiggy is bound to intensity as both the food delivery unicorns have created a...

3 Most Common Mistakes Social Media Marketers Are Committing In 2016

In their quest for greater sales and increased ROI, the self-appointed “digital marketing guru” has lost touch with what...

Elon Musk Puts His Weight Behind Epic Games Against Apple!

Elon Musk and Apple has a kind of weird connect. As Elon is known to be too vocal when...

The Cellular Operators Association Of India (COAI) has reportedly stated that 8.77 million new GSM connections were added in February this year, up by 1.35% from 8.44 million in January this year.  The Supreme Court of India cancelled all 122 licenses after hearing of 2G scam petition, despite of this, Uninor incredibly added 2.34 million connections in February this year, taking it base to 41.14 million. It’s pretty clear that the judgment of the Supreme Court of India made a little impact on subscribers’ addition.

However, some other players like Videocon, Loop, STel, and more will have to struggle  till July 2nd of this year for the permission of further operations. There is also a probability to be renewal of bidding spectrum, if it will happen so, then carrier vendors will have to acquire the spectrum for its operation in India.   The table (below) might be helpful for you to understand the distributions of new connections among different carrier vendors in India.

Idea Cellular was at the top with 2.58 million connections in February this year, taking its base to 110.70 million, followed by Uninor, Bharti Airtel, and Vodafone with 2.34 million, 1.82 million, and 0.83 million new connections respectively during the same period. However, Aircel was succeeded to add just 0.79 million connections in last month this year.

Advertisements

In February 2012, Maharashtra was leading in numbers of GSM connections, followed by Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. However, in Chennai, the GSM connections went to negative in the last months this year.

Image credit: MEDIANAMA

1 COMMENT

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

Microsoft’s Top 5 Acquisitions: Big Fail To Big Gains To $2 BIllion Club

Microsoft is the only publicly traded company, besides Apple, that enjoys market cap over $2 trillion. Founded in New...

In-Depth: Dprime

Will ‘TikTok By Microsoft’ Be A Winner?

For the last two years, TikTok has been in the public eye for all sorts of reasons. First, it was the exploded and unparalleled...

Facebook Subscription Model: Looking Beyond Ad Dollars?

Seldom do job listings create a stir this gripping. However, when the job listing in question is a stealth post from Twitter, with a...

Will The Online Food Delivery Market in India End Up Becoming A Two-Horse Race?

It's pretty much evident that the food delivery space in India is all set to get riled up soon enough as one of the...

More Articles Like This