Despite hard economic times, the telecom boom is continuing in
Leading the pack is Bharti Airtel with 2.73 million subscriber added in January. Bharti Airtel’s current subscriber base is 88.38 million which was 85.65 million in December. Reliance picked up 4.95 million new subscribers in the previous month followed by Vodafone Essar’s 2.4 million and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited’s (BSNL) 1.35 million.
(This entry was first published in February 2009. Because of a technical problem, the entry had to be deleted and I am reposting again now.)