BHUBANESWAR, DEC 28
Reliance Jio further extended its leadership position in Odisha telecom market as it became the only mobile service provider which witnessed an increase in subscriber base in the state while all other operators lost thousands of subscribers, according to the mobile subscriber data released by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).
As per data released recently by TRAI, Reliance Jio added over 72,000 subscribers in Odisha in the month of October 2020, while Bharti Airtel lost over 7,500 subscribers and Vodafone Idea lost over 21,000 subscribers in the state. BSNL lost over 33,000 mobile subscribers in the state in October. Odisha witnessed marginal increase of just over 10,000 in the total mobile subscriber base of 3.33 crore as on t October 31, 2020.
With this, Jio now has over 40.5 percent customer market share in Odisha with 1.35 crore mobile subscribers in the state followed by Airtel with 32 percent market share. Odisha is among only three states in the country where Jio has surpassed 40 percent customer market share in the telecom sector.
As per the latest financial report published by TRAI, Jio has surpassed 50 percent market share in gross revenue in the state, consolidating its No. 1 position in both customer and revenue market share in Odisha.