Bharti Airtel became the second largest telecom company in the country in February. The company added 8.5 lakh new customers in the month of February. Reliance Jio, the number one company, added 62.5 lakh new customers in February. This was revealed in the latest data of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). According to the TRAI report, the total subscribers of Bharti Airtel have increased to 329 million. At the same time, Reliance Jio holds the first position with 38.28 crores.
Vodafone users leaving
In February, state-run BSNL added 43,000 new customers, bringing the total number of subscribers to the company to 11.99 crore. The worst is Vodafone-Idea. At the same time, a large number of users are abandoning Vodafone-Idea. In February, 34.6 lakh customers left the company. With this, the number of customers of Vodafone-Idea has fallen to 32.55 crores.
Whose market share
Now Reliance Jio is first, Bharti Airtel is second and Vodafone third. Their market share has increased to 32.99 percent, 28.35 percent and 28.05 percent respectively. TRAI reported that Total Wireless subscribers (including 2G, 3G and 4G) increased from 115.64 crore in January to 116.05 crore in February. This is a monthly increase of 0.36 per cent.
Urban Wireless Subscriber Base Dropped
Wireless subscriptions in urban areas saw a slight decline from 64.45 crore at the end of January to 64.32 crore at the end of February. On the other hand, wireless subscriptions in rural areas increased from 51.19 crore at the end of January to 51.73 crore at the end of February.