Mobile phone connections cross 91-crore mark: 3 key points

Written by Express news service | New Delhi | Updated: Aug 25 2014, 14:59pm hrs
TelecomWith the introduction of mobile number portability, subscribers have changed operators with the expectation of getting better services.
The number of mobile connections across the country as on June 30, stands at 91,49,24,498, as per data from the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.

Here are top three key points:

1. The top five operators in terms of connections are: Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, Reliance, BSNL, Aircel and Tata Teleservices.

2. With the introduction of mobile number portability, subscribers have changed operators with the expectation of getting better services from the new operator and lack of satisfaction with the services of the previous operator.

3. State-owned BSNL has seen net increase in revenue, despite subscribers porting out. In 2013-14 it reported Rs 591.87 crore in revenue.

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