India’s December Wireless Phone Subscribers Growth

Following is the table showing India’s December mobile phone subscriber growth as per the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.

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                           Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June
Operator                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                        ------------------------- MoM% ------------------------
Total                     1.07%   0.34%   0.89%   0.91%   0.86%   0.78%   1.36%
  Vodafone                0.62%   0.63%   0.64%   0.59%   0.79%   1.05%   1.50%
  Loop Mobile             0.39%   0.40%   0.44%   0.47%   0.60%   0.40%   0.63%
  Idea                    2.30%   2.13%   1.64%   1.77%   2.42%   1.05%   1.44%
  Bharti Airtel           0.55%   0.55%   0.55%   0.54%   0.67%   0.89%   1.27%
  Reliance                0.64%   0.68%   0.70%   0.70%   0.88%   1.06%   1.49%
  HFCL Infotel            3.45%  -0.52%  -5.36% -15.30%   2.30%   0.67%  -2.47%
  Sistema                 3.53%   3.41%   4.72%  15.07%  15.15%  17.13%  13.19%
  Tata Teleservices       0.12%  -5.06%   5.20%   6.18%   6.57%   8.27%   9.36%
  Aircel                  1.13%   1.12%   6.49%   5.69%   5.79%   7.84%   5.38%
  Stel                   -0.39%   0.62%   1.28%   1.82%  -1.92%   5.54%     n/a
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                           Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June
Operator                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                        ------------------------- MoM% ------------------------
  Uninor                  6.22%   5.76%   8.99%   6.91%   1.28%   4.02%     n/a
  Videocon               -0.68%  -9.69%  -3.20%  -1.77%  -9.27%     n/a     n/a
  Etisalat                3.68%   2.84%   3.33%   2.59%   3.72%     n/a     n/a
  MTNL                    0.60%   0.57%   0.92%   1.17%   1.71%   1.24%   0.37%
  BSNL                    0.78%  -0.19%   3.58%   3.42%   2.27%   1.15%   2.53%
                        -------------- MoM Level Change (million) -------------
Total                      9.47    2.97    7.79    7.90    7.34    6.67   11.41
  Vodafone                 0.91    0.93    0.92    0.85    1.13    1.49    2.09
  Loop Mobile              0.01    0.01    0.01    0.01    0.02    0.01    0.02
  Idea                     2.39    2.17    1.64    1.74    2.33    1.00    1.35
  Bharti Airtel            0.96    0.96    0.95    0.94    1.15    1.51    2.12
  Reliance                 0.95    1.01    1.03    1.02    1.28    1.52    2.10
  HFCL Infotel             0.04   -0.01   -0.07   -0.22    0.03    0.01   -0.04
  Sistema                  0.51    0.48    0.75    0.43    0.58    0.53    0.49
  Tata Teleservices        0.10   -4.45   -0.94    0.22    0.24   -2.68    0.22
  Aircel                   0.69    0.67    0.49    0.60    0.60    0.61    0.92
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                           Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June
Operator                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                        -------------- MoM Level Change (million) -------------
  Stel                    -0.01    0.02    0.04    0.06   -0.07    0.18    0.15
  Uninor                   2.12    1.86    2.67    1.92    0.35    1.06    0.94
  Videocon                -0.04   -0.59   -0.20   -0.11   -0.65   -0.10    0.08
  Etisalat                 0.06    0.04    0.05    0.04    0.05    0.07    0.06
  MTNL                     0.03    0.03    0.03    0.03    0.03    0.03    0.00
  BSNL                     0.75   -0.18    0.40    0.38    0.26    1.42    0.90
                       --------------------- Level (million) ------------------
Total                    893.84  884.37  881.40  873.61  865.71  858.37  851.70
  Vodafone               147.75  146.84  145.92  144.99  144.14  143.01  141.52
  Loop Mobile              3.24    3.22    3.21    3.20    3.18    3.16    3.15
  Idea                   106.38  103.99  101.82  100.18   98.44   96.11   95.11
  Bharti Airtel          175.65  174.69  173.73  172.78  171.85  170.70  169.19
  Reliance               150.08  149.13  148.12  147.09  146.07  144.79  143.27
  HFCL Infotel             1.19    1.15    1.16    1.22    1.45    1.41    1.40
  Sistema                 15.01   14.49   14.02   13.27   12.84   12.26   11.73
  Tata Teleservices       83.49   83.39   87.84   88.77   88.56   88.32   90.99
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                           Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June
Operator                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                       --------------------- Level (million) ------------------
  Aircel                  61.64   60.96   60.28   59.79   59.19   58.59   57.98
  Stel                     3.55    3.56    3.54    3.50    3.43    3.50    3.32
  Uninor                  36.31   34.18   32.32   29.65   27.74   27.39   26.33
  Videocon                 5.44    5.48    6.07    6.27    6.38    7.03    7.13
  Etisalat                 1.67    1.61    1.57    1.52    1.48    1.42    1.36
  MTNL                     5.68    5.65    5.62    5.58    5.56    5.52    5.50
  BSNL                    96.76   96.01   96.20   95.79   95.41   95.15   93.73
                       -------------------- Market Share (%) ------------------
  Vodafone               16.53%  16.60%  16.56%  16.60%  16.65%  16.66%  16.62%
  Loop Mobile             0.36%   0.36%   0.36%   0.37%   0.37%   0.37%   0.37%
  Idea                   11.90%  11.76%  11.55%  11.47%  11.37%  11.20%  11.17%
  Bharti Airtel          19.65%  19.75%  19.71%  19.78%  19.85%  19.89%  19.86%
  Reliance               16.79%  16.86%  16.81%  16.84%  16.87%  16.87%  16.82%
  HFCL Infotel            0.13%   0.13%   0.13%   0.14%   0.17%   0.16%   0.16%
  Sistema                 1.68%   1.64%   1.59%   1.52%   1.48%   1.43%   1.38%
  Tata Teleservices       9.34%   9.43%   9.97%  10.16%  10.23%  10.29%  10.68%
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                           Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June
Operator                   2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                       -------------------- Market Share (%) ------------------
  Aircel                  6.90%   6.89%   6.84%   6.84%   6.84%   6.83%   6.81%
  Stel                    0.40%   0.40%   0.40%   0.40%   0.40%   0.41%   0.39%
  Uninor                  4.06%   3.87%   3.67%   3.39%   3.20%   3.19%   3.09%
  Videocon                0.61%   0.62%   0.69%   0.72%   0.74%   0.82%   0.84%
  Etisalat                0.19%   0.18%   0.18%   0.17%   0.17%   0.17%   0.16%
  MTNL                    0.64%   0.64%   0.64%   0.64%   0.64%   0.64%   0.65%
  BSNL                   10.83%  10.86%  10.91%  10.97%  11.02%  11.08%  11.00%
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Source: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.

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