Delhi: The telecom sector continued to grow with an
addition of 5.15 million wireless subscribers in April,
taking the total telephone users to 212.02 million and
tele-density to 18.74 per cent.
to a TRAI statement, the total subscriber base was 206.83
million while tele-density was 18.31 in March. The industry
had added 3.53 million wireless subscribers during the
total wireless subscriber base, including GSM, CDMA and
WLL (fixed), is 171.20 million now.
the wire line segment, subscriber base increased by 0.04
million in April to reach 40.82 million. But compared
to the increase in the same period a year ago, there is
a slowdown of 6.69 million, while 74.28 million wireless
users have been added in the last one year.
broadband connections in the country has reached 2.43
million by the end of April with an addition of 0.13 million
connections during the month, compared to 0.09 million
added during march, a growth of 5.65 per cent.