India Reverses Shrinking GSM Customer Base
Published on: 23rd Nov 2012
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India's GSM networks have reversed the past couple of months of shrinking customer bases but only just after they added 240 000 customers in October.
According to figures from the COIA, the country ended the month with 671.91 million GSM subscribers, having lost 8.3 million customers in August and September combined.
Bharti Airtel added 0.49 million customers, taking its customer based to 186.41 million, and representing a market share of 27.7 percent.
Vodafone also added 0.48 million customers, taking its total to 153.15 million, and a 22.8 percent market share. Idea Cellular added 240,000 customers, taking its customer base to 115.7 million.
Uninor and Videocon both showed the sharpest decline in their customer bases, losing 1.1 million and 60,000 customers respectively.
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