BHUBANESWAR, AUG 30, 2021
Continuing its dominance in Odisha as the most preferred digital service provider, Reliance Jio further extended its leadership position with 52.3 per cent gross revenue market share in the sector, as per the latest financial report published by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for the April-June quarter (Q1FY22) of the current fiscal.
In fact, the 52.3 per cent gross revenue market share achieved by Jio in Odisha, in the quarter ending June 30, 2021, is the second highest among all telecom circles in India, revealed the TRAI report. As per the report, overall gross revenue in the sector in Odisha in Q1FY22 has remained flat versus the previous quarter, wherein Reliance Jio achieved nearly 4.9 per cent growth in gross revenue followed by nearly 3.7 per cent growth witnessed by Airtel. Both Vodafone Idea and BSNL witnessed decline in gross revenue during this period, said the report. With this, Jio extended revenue market share leadership in Odisha with 52.3 per cent share of gross revenue in the sector followed by Bharti Airtel with 38 per cent, VI with 4.8 per cent and BSNL with 4.5 per cent.
As per the report, the total revenue of the sector in Odisha stood at Rs. 1228 crore in the April-June quarter, wherein Jio had the highest share of Rs. 642.7 crore followed by Bharti Airtel with Rs. 467.2 crore, Vodafone Idea with Rs. 58.6 crore and BSNL with Rs. 54.7 crore.
Notably, Reliance has been adding highest number of mobile subscribers in Odisha every month and has added over 2.53 lakh mobile subscribers in June 2021, as the data released by TRAI, recently. Reliance Jio is presently also the market leader in terms of highest subscribers in Odisha with nearly 1.5 crore mobile subscribers followed by Bharti Airtel with 1.11 crore subscribers, BSNL with 64 lakh subscribers and VI with 21.89 lakh subscribers in the state.
Reliance Jio has been expanding its all 4G mobile network across the state and connecting several hitherto unconnected remote areas across the state, bringing delight for the people, especially students and teachers attending online classes from geographically challenging regions including the districts of Kandhamal, Gajapati, Jharsuguda, Rayagada, Koraput, Keonjhar and Sundergarh. Jio has also recently successfully completed deployment of the additional 20 MHz spectrum acquired in the recent spectrum auctions, across Odisha, further enhancing network, speed, and subscriber experience in the state.