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India’s mobile subscribers rise to over 1 billion

  • India’s mobile phone subscriber base peaked to more than 1
    billion users for the first time, data released by the telecom regulator
    showed, making India the
    only country after China
    to achieve the milestone, reported
    Reuters.
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  • Total wireless
    subscribers in Asia’s third-largest economy
    rose to more than 1 billion at the end of October from 996.7 million at

    • India’s mobile phone subscriber base peaked to more than 1
      billion users for the first time, data released by the telecom regulator
      showed, making India the
      only country after China
      to achieve the milestone, reported
      Reuters.
    •  
    • Total wireless
      subscribers in Asia’s third-largest economy
      rose to more than 1 billion at the end of October from 996.7 million at
      September-end, data by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India showed.
    •  
    • Mobile subscriptions
      in India
      have surged in recent years, helped by the launch of cheaper smartphones and
      record low call rates as a result of a cut throat competition among mobile
      phone operators to expand customer base.
    •  
    • Earlier this week,
      Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said India
      has 400 million Internet subscribers (including mobile Internet users), and
      that subscribers in India
      may reach the 500-million mark next year.
    •  
    • “India currently
      has 400 million Internet subscribers. Earlier, I have said about the target to
      reach 500 million users in two years but now it looks that the 500 million mark
      is likely to be achieved next year,” Prasad said during a discussion on ‘Digital
      and Skill India’ in New Delhi.

     

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