According to numbers released by Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), close to 11.2 Million new (GSM Only) mobile subscribers were added, excluding Reliance as their numbers were not published.
The pace of growth has slowed after 3-4 months of record subscriber additions. In the month of March close to 14 million GSM subscribers were added whereas the figure has fallen to 11.2 Million this month.
As these figure do no include CDMA numbers, exact number of wireless subscribers is not know. We will have to wait for TRAI report to get the exact number of total wireless subscriber additions.
Bharti Airtel added little over 3 million subscribers taking their Tally to 130 million mobile subscribers and 30% market share. Vodafone Essar added close to 2.9 million taking their tally close to 104 million.
Here is are the complete details of April Subscriber additions
Operator wise Market Share
||Total Subscriber base||% Market Share||% Growth Over previous month|
|Reliance Telecom (RTL)*||16311206||3.77%||NA|
Here is full Excel file for GSM subscriber addition released by Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI),