Reliance Jio continues to surpass Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea; Details here
Bhubaneswar: Continuing with its rising trend, Reliance Jio remained the most preferred mobile service provider in Odisha. As per the latest subscriber data released by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Jio surpassed 30% subscriber market share mark in Odisha, adding over 3.15 lakh new subscribers in May 2019.
While JIO added the highest 3.15 lakh new subscribers, Bharti Airtel added a marginal 2345 subscribers in May 2019. Other mobile service providers lost subscribers in the month which witnessed an overall increase of 1.83 lakh to total mobile subscriber base in Odisha.
With the subscriber data released for May 2019, the overall mobile subscriber base in Odisha in the first five months of 2019 came down by nearly 6 lakhs. During these five months Reliance Jio topped in adding subscribers with over 17.2 lakhs new subscribers joining the all 4G network of JIO.
Vodafone Idea lost over 12.3 lakh subscribers followed by Bharti Airtel which lost over 10.6 lakh subscribers in the first five months of 2019.
Apart from JIO, BSNL was the only other operators to have added subscribers in these five-month period adding nearly 2 lakhs to its subscriber base.
Nationally also, Reliance Jio has now become the 2nd largest mobile service provider in terms of subscribers by relegating Bharti Airtel to 3rd position, revealed the TRAI subscriber data for May 2019.
As on 31st May 2019, the total subscriber base of JIO reached 32.29 crores with 27.8% subscriber market share, Jio said in a statement.