8 million phone subscribers added in April1 min read . Updated: 02 Jun 2008, 04:25 PM IST
8 million phone subscribers added in April
New Delhi: As many as 8 million telephone connections were added in April this year against 10.4 million in March, taking the total number of subscriptions to 308.51 million.
According to the data released by the telecom regulator, the total number of telephone connections reached 308.51 million at April-end compared to 300.51 million in March.
India surpassed the US to have the world’s second largest wireless network after China with the addition of 10.16 million wireless subscribers at March-end.
The total number of wireless subscribers, including GSM, CDMA & WLL(F) base, rose by 8.21 million with the total bases standing at 269.30 million at the end of April, Trai said .
A total of 10.16 million wireless subscribers was added in March.
The overall tele-density is 26.89% at the end of April 2008, against 26.22% in March.
In the wireline segment, the subscriber base has slightly decreased to 39.21 million in April against 39.42 million subscribers in March .
The total broadband subscribers base has reached 4.01 million by the end of April compared to 3.90 million by the end of March.