RCom mobile user base at 91 mn; adds 2.8 mn in Nov

RCom mobile user base at 91 mn; adds 2.8 mn in Nov

New Delhi: The country’s second largest mobile operator, Reliance Communications, added 2.8 million subscribers in November, expanding its user base to 91 million in both the GSM and CDMA platforms.

The Anil Ambani led company said its November subscriber addition is 32% higher than that of October.

The company attributed this to the three variants of ‘Simply Reliance’ plan across the CDMA and GSM services which follow a per second billing. This has four plans — 1paise/sec, 50 paise/ min, 1/ 3min and 1paise/sms.

On the GSM front, Bharti Airtel, the largest service provider in the country, added 2.8 million new users in November, while Vodafone Essar added 2.7 million, according to figures released by the Cellular Operator’s Association of India (COAI).

Idea Cellular move to the third position from the fourth in terms of subscriber addition, notching up 2.5 million users in the month.

Reliance Communications shares were trading at Rs173.50, down 0.05%, in the afternoon trade at the BSE.