Added on : 2019-02-21 14:55:32
Vodafone Idea, the largest telecom operator in terms of subscribers, lost around 23.32 lakh subscriptions and its base by December-end stood at 41.87 crores. The total subscriber base of Airtel was 34.03 crores, down 15.01 lakh from November, the data showed.
Airtel, Vodafone and Idea lost their subscribers, the main reason is Reliance JIO continued to increase its subscriber base in December as other major telecom operators, data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) showed on Wednesday. Reliance JIO added 85.6 lakh subscribers during the month under review, taking its total subscriber base to 28.01 crores. "In the month of December 2018, 4.76million subscribers submitted their requests for Mobile Number Portability (MNP). With this, the cumulative MNP requests increased from 407.22 million at the end of November 2018 to 411.98 million at the end of December 2018, since the implementation of MNP," TRAI added.