Reliance Jio continued to take care of its lead with a web addition of 4.8 million wi-fi customers within the month, whereas rival Bharti Airtel added 0.5 million, in accordance with information launched by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Monday.
In wi-fi subscribers, Mukesh Ambani-led Jio topped with 427.67 million customers, adopted by Airtel with 352.91 million and Vi trailing with 281.90 million on the finish of April, information confirmed.
In consequence, Jio’s market share within the wi-fi class rose to 36.15%, whereas Airtel held 29.83% of the market and Vi closed the month with 23.83% of complete wi-fi subscribers.
However Jio had the most important chunk of inactive subscribers. At 92.5 million, they accounted for 21.63% of its subscriber base. Airtel had the very best ratio of energetic subscribers, which constituted 98.31% of its complete base, whereas for Vi, the proportion was 89.87%, Trai information confirmed.
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Within the mounted wireline phase, Jio was the highest gainer, including 194,800 new connections, whereas Airtel gained 59,305. With this, Jio has narrowed its hole with Airtel within the wireline class, holding 3.5 million subscribers in opposition to the latter’s 4.7 million.
“The variety of phone subscribers in India elevated from 1,201.20 million on the finish of March-21 to 1,203.47 million on the finish of April-21, thereby displaying a month-to-month development fee of 0.19%,” Trai mentioned.
In April 2021, 9.67 million subscribers submitted their requests for cellular quantity portability.