Reliance Jio adds over 65 lakh new mobile subscribers in July’21: TRAI Data
Vi lost 14 lakh subscribers
Bhubaneswar: Continuing its dominance as the most preferred digital service provider in the country, Reliance Jio has once again triumphed over others as it added highest over 65 lakh subscribers in July, taking its total wireless subscriber base in the country to 44.32 crores.
Jio is followed by Bharti Airtel, which added about 19 lakh new subscribers in July, taking its total wireless subscribers to 35.4 crore.
However, Vodafone Idea lost 14 lakh subscribers while public sector BSNL lost 10 lakh subscribers in July.
The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 1,202.57 million at the end of June-21 to 1,209.45 million at the end of July-21, thereby showing a monthly growth rate of 0.57%. Urban telephone subscription increased from 666.10 million at the end of Jun-21 to 670.75 million at the end of July-21 and the rural subscription also increased from 536.47 million to 538.70 million during the same period. Total wireless subscribers increased from 1,180.83 million at the end of June-21 to 1,186.84 million at the end of July-21, thereby registering a monthly growth rate of 0.51%.
Reliance Jio adds over 3.19 lakh new mobile subscribers in Odisha
In Odisha, the company added highest 3.19 lakh new mobile subscribers in the state in July 2021, as per the latest telecom subscriber data released by TRAI, today.
As per the data published by TRAI for the month of July 2021, Reliance Jio added highest 3,19,980 mobile subscribers in Odisha in July followed by a distant Airtel which added just 15,578 mobile subscribers and BSNL which added only 8109 mobile subscribers in Odisha during this period. Vodafone Idea continued to witness decline in its subscriber base as it lost 64,333 mobile subscribers in the month in Odisha. Overall, Odisha witnessed an increase of 2,79,306 mobile subscribers in July 2021, largely fuelled by robust subscriber addition by Jio, revealed the data published by TRAI.