India’s telephone subscribers total 100.93 crore in July: TRAI

New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 100.69 crore at the end of June 2015 to 100.93 crore at the end of July 2015, a monthly growth rate of 0.23 percent, TRAI statistics showed on Wednesday.

The urban subscription increased from 584.21 million at the end of June 2015 to 588.53 million at the end of July, while the rural subscription declined from 422.75 million to 420.78 million during the same period, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) data showed.

The overall tele-density in India increased from 79.98 at the end of June 2015 to 80.09 at the end of July.

Total wireless subscriber base increased from 980.81 million at the end of June 2015 to 983.21 million at the end of July, thereby registering a monthly growth rate of 0.25 percent.

Wireline subscriber base declined from 26.15 million at the end of June 2015 to 26.10 million at the end of July.

In July 2015, a total of 3.98 million subscribers submitted their requests for mobile number portability.

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