Reliance Jio Infocomm has added 3.9 million new subscribers in the month of April, taking its overall base to 112.6 million.
Jio in the first month of its operations, September 2016, Jio added 16 million subscribers, which was followed by 19.6 million in October, 16.3 million in November and its highest subscriber addition so far of 20.3 million in December. The firm had added 18.5 million subscribers in January 2017 and 12.21 million in February. Its subscriber market share, however rose to 9.58% in April compared to 9.29% in March 2017.
Reliance Jio Adds 3.9 Million New Users in April 2017; Proceeds its overall base to 112.6 Million.
As of April 2017 Bharti Airtel added around 2.9 million new users, taking its overall base to 276.5 million in April. India’s second largest Telco Vodafone added 0.8 million users to take the overall base to 209.8 million users. Idea Cellular, on the other hand, added 0.7 million new users to take its overall base to 196.05 million.Reliance Jio has added 3.9 million new users, taking its overall base to 112.6 million.
Bharat Sanchar Nigam added 0.8 million new users and now have a base of 101.8 million users across the country. Aircel, which is in the process of merging operations with RCom, lost 0.3 million users and now has a base of 90.6 million users.
Reliance Communications and Telenor too lost 1.3 million and 1.1 million users, respectively taking the base to 82.2 million and 49.3 million. Tata Teleservices lost 1.5 million users, Sistema Shyam TeleServices lost 0.3 million, while MTNL lost 0.002 million users.
The Mukesh Ambani owned telco now has a market share of 9.58%, up from 9.29% in March. Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular sustained their top three positions in that order, with 23.54%, 17.86% and 16.69% shares, respectively.
Reliance Jio’s free offers launched in September last year, which had helped it massive transaction over 100 million subscribers in 170 days. The TRAI data revealed that active mobile subscribers in April were 1,174.60 million.