India’s rural mobile subscriber stands at 277.94 mn

India’s rural mobile subscriber base for November, 2013 stood at 277.94 million.

In the month of November, the net addition in rural subscriber base was 3.62 million with 1.3 percent increase from previous month. In terms of rural subscriber, Airtel leads the table with 89 mn subscribers, followed by Vodafone at 85 mn and Idea at 70 mn.

In November, Vodafone lead the table in terms of net additions. Vodafone added 1.38 mn followed by Airtel 1.10 mn, Aircel 0.57 mn, Idea 0.54 and Telewings 0.03 mn. With respect to state, Gujarat added maximum rural subscribers to the tune of 588,176 million.

Circle wise rural subscriber was highest in Circle B (130.29 mn), followed by Circle A (88.76 mn), Circle C (54.3 mn) and Metro (4.59 mn). In November, net additions in November 2013 was maximum in Circle A (1.56 mn), followed by Circle B (1.41 mn), Circle C (0.62 mn) and metro (0.03 mn).

Operator Wise Rural Subscribers in November 2013  

Operator    Subscriber (in mn)
Airtel             89
Vodafone     85
Idea               70
Aircel            24
Telewings     10
Source: COAI

 

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