Vodafone-Idea has kept its userbase loss less than 50,000 for the first time in the month of August 2023. This is the first time since the merger of VI in 2018 when the company has lost only 49,782 users in a month. According to the ET report, telco subscriber numbers collected by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) also revealed that Reliance Jio acquired or added more mobile users to its network than Airtel in August. h3 style="text-align: justify;">Subscribers of big companies from ‘Jio Bharat’ mobile
Market analysts say Jio has captured a large chunk of state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL)’s customers thanks to its low-cost internet-enabled feature phone ‘Jio Bharat’ launched in July and gains in rural markets. Earned. Jio added 3.24 million mobile users in the month of August, while Airtel added 1.21 million additional users to its network during this period. According to TRAI data, BSNL has lost 2.22 million mobile users during the same period.
For the first time since 2018, the company lost so few users
TRAI data revealed that Vi lost only 49,782 mobile users in August. This is a good sign for the company. VI is continuously launching pocket friendly plans to retain its userbase and attract people. The company has provided facilities like Binge All Night to the users.
Let us tell you, this is the lowest loss of users in any one month for VI since the merger. Earlier, Vodafone-Idea had lost 1,89,901 users in October 2019, which was the lowest for the company in any single month.
Large number of mobile users
According to TRAI data, Jio’s mobile users increased to 445.73 million in August, while Airtel’s total users increased to 376.46 million. At the same time, the number of mobile users of VI remained unchanged at 228.28 million, while the number of BSNL has fallen to 95.83 million. India’s mobile user base grew 0.19% to about 1.148 billion at the end of August, driven by a combination of user growth by Jio and Airtel and losses by BSNL. At the same time, the overall wireless tele-density has increased marginally from 82.38% in July to 82.48% in August.