Delhi: Spice Telecom, Punjab''s leading cellular service
provider and North India''s largest circle operator, has
crossed the half-a-million subscriber-base in Punjab.
Spice has been recording a blistering growth rate year
on year with a compounded average growth rate of over
122 per cent.
Says Ashok Goyal, executive director, Spice Telecom Punjab:
"Our growth has been carefully orchestrated and is
on track with our business plan, which calls for a rapid
market expansion. To put this in perspective we have registered
a compounded average growth rate of 122 per cent since
the end of the first year of our operations in 1998. With
such a manifold increase Spice has once again proven that
it is the growth engine of the cellular industry in Punjab
and will continue to maintain its leadership position
for times to come.
has constantly been breaking new ground with cutting-edge
technologies and amazing advantages. We have always led
from the front be it in terms of choice of services, world-class
coverage, finest customer services or access of India''s
largest roaming network. We are thankful to the people
of Punjab for having chosen the true leader and thus having
given us the impetus to constantly innovate."
2002 Spice Punjab had also recorded a phenomenal growth
of 85 per cent, thus becoming the highest growth operator
among the top 10 mobile operators in India. Demand for
cellular telephone services has been rising sharply in
the recent months. The latest subscriber data issued by
the Cellular Operators Association of India showed mobile
phone subscribers totalled 13.1 million in May 2003.