NEW DELHI, JUNE 18, 2021
Mukesh Amabni-owned Reliance Jio gained over 79 lakh mobile users in March, surpassing the combined net adds by rival telecom operators Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea during the month, according to data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Friday.
While Bharti Airtel added 40.5 lakh mobile users, Vodafone Idea gained 10.8 lakh customers during March as compared to the previous month.
Reliance Jio added 79.18 lakh mobile subscribers in March, taking its customer base to about 42.29 crore.
According to the monthly subscriber data by TRAI, the total number of telephone subscribers in India increased to 120.1 crore at the end of March 2021, registering a monthly growth of 1.12 per cent.
“The monthly growth rates of urban and rural telephone subscription were 0.92 per cent and 1.37 per cent respectively during the month of March-21,” TRAI said in a statement.