Reliance Jio added 32.4 lakh and Airtel added 12.17 new customers in August says TRAI report. Big jump in Jio’s user base, Airtel also benefited, know the condition of VI-BSNL
However, at present there are four major telecom companies operating in India: Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone Idea and BSNL. But Jio and Airtel dominate the entire telecom sector. Jio and Airtel currently have the maximum number of customers. Not only this, the customers of both the companies are continuously increasing while the user base of the other companies continues to decline.
Telecom subscribers figures for the month of August have been released by TRAI. Once again Reliance Jio has proved its dominance and won. According to TRAI report, in the month of August, Jio added maximum 32.4 lakh customers to its platform while the number of its wireless connections has crossed 44.57 crore.
Jio Airtel added lakhs of customers in the month of August
Airtel stood second in terms of attracting customers like itself. Airtel added a total of 12.3 lakh customers in the month of August. After the latest update, the total number of Airtel customers has reached 37.64 crore. Airtel got about one-third less customers than Jio.
The third telecom company Vodafone Idea suffered losses in August. Thousands of customers left the company. According to TRAI, about 49,782 users left Vi in August. At present Vodafone Idea has a total of 22.82 crore customers left.
Let us tell you that the pace of growth of Jio’s user base was slightly slower in August compared to the month of July. In July, Jio had added about 39 lakh new customers, whereas in the month of August it got only 32.4 lakh users.
Increase in the number of broadband users
TRAI said in its report that there were about 1.26 crore users who had created requests for mobile number portability. If we talk about broadband users, Jio has about 455 million broadband users. Whereas Airtel has 25.3 crore users, Vodafone Idea has 12.5 crore users while government company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has about 2.5 crore broadband users.
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