Before 30-sept 2010, India added 17.10 million mobile subscribers making the total number of mobile users to 687.71 million according to official data.
According to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, the wireless phone user base grew 2.55 percent to 687.71 million in September, from 670.60 million in the previous month.
With this, the total telephone subscriber base in the country, both wireless and wireline, touched 723.28 million. The total telephone density reached 60.99 percent.
Top performers were state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited(78.3 million subscribers), Uninor(11.2 million subscribers) and Tata Teleservices(79 million subscribers), Bharti Airtel(143.3 million subscribers) and Reliance Communications(117.3 million subscribers).
According to the data, the broadband subscriber base grew 2.08 percent from 10.08 million in August to 10.29 million in September 2010.
- IANS Inputs