MOBILE SUBSCRIBERS

  • Full mobile number portability by March 31 October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Mobile phone users will soon be able to change their telecom operators and retain their numbers even if they are relocating to areas outside the service providers' operations. At present, mobile subscribers have restricted facility of changing their telcos while retaining their number within same service area using mobile...
  • '1 billion global mobile subscribers added in last 4 years' October 14, 2014

    Dubai: The world has added more than a billion mobile phone subscribers in the last four years alone, with the total number reaching 3.2 billion, almost half the earth's population, organisers of an industry event here said. More than a billion of these devices are smartphones, bringing the disruptive power of...
  • Mobile user base falls to 87.05 cr in September; first drop in 5 months November 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The country's wireless subscriber base fell to 87.05 crore at the end of September, registering the first drop in five months, after Reliance Communications deactivated services of over 1 crore "unprofitable" users. According to data released by sectoral regulator TRAI, the mobile user base declined 0.70 per cent...
  • Indian mobile Internet users to touch 164.8 million by 2015: Report September 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The number of people surfing the Internet using mobiles in India, the world's second largest mobile market after China, is set to touch 164.8 million by 2015, a report by global consultancy firm KPMG said today. KPMG's 'The SMAC Code Embracing New Technologies for future business'...
  • Mobile companies add 3.57 million GSM users in June: Report July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Subscriber additions by Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular and other GSM operators in India grew 0.54 per cent to 671.13 million in June, data released by industry body COAI showed. The number of GSM users in May was 667.56 million. "The GSM subscriber base...
  • Indian telecom user base falls for the first time September 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Telecom subscriber base fell to 944.81 million in July from 965.52 million a month ago, the first ever decline in the country. The subscriber base report for the month of July released by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) shows that overall telecom user base of the country...
  • 3G services not been a success so far: Sibal April 11, 2012

    Kolkata: Communications and IT minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday said that 3G services have not been a success in the country so far. "3G has not delivered so far. The operators have paid huge money to get the bandwidth but they are not able to build...
  • China's mobile subscriber base cross billion mark March 30, 2012

    Beijing: Chinese mobile phone market, the largest in the world has achieved yet another milestone by crossing the one billion subscriber mark, officials said on Friday. The number of Chinese mobile phone users reached record high of 1.01 billion last month, registering a 20.67 per cent increase, the Chinese Ministry...
  • Mobile cos add 9.8 million users in January March 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Telecom operators added 9.88 million mobile subscribers in January, taking the total telephone user base in the country to 936.12 million, sectoral regulator Trai said today. India's mobile subscriber base increased to 903.73 million in January, up from 893.84 million in the preceding month, registering a growth of 1.11...
  • India's mobile subscription base crosses 873 mn December 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Indian telecom service providers added 7.9 million new subscribers in September, taking the total number of wireless users in the country to 873.61 million, according to telecom regulator TRAI. The total telecom subscriber base of the country stood at 906.9 million at the end of September, taking the...
  • Uninor on top as India's GSM base grows 1.15 pc November 22, 2011

    New Delhi: India's GSM mobile subscribers base grew 1.15 per cent in October with an addition of over 7.12 million subscribers. The share new telecom operator Uninor alone was 2.67 million subscribers. The total number of GSM subscribers in the country crossed 625.4 million in October as against 618.28 million...