India Adds 14.7 million new subscribers, this February

India’s GSM subscriber base grew by 2.72 percent in February with the addition of 14.7 million mobile phone users, of which  3.56 million were added by Vodafone alone.

The total number of GSM subscribers in the country crossed 555 million as against 540.37 million in January, according to the data released by Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI).

Vodafone now has a market share of 23.59 percent, with 130.9 million subscribers. Bharti Airtel followed up with an addition of 3.2 million subscribers taking its total users to 159 million. Idea Cellular added 2.51 million subscribers to take its total subscribers base to 86.8 million.

While state-owned BSNL added 1.5 million subscribers to reach a total subscribers base of 85 million. New telecom operator Uninor added 1.3 million subscribers to reach a total of 21.6 million subscribers.

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