RCom adds 3 million in April to national total of 812 million mobile users

New Delhi: Anil Ambani`s Reliance Communications, which offers GSM and CDMA mobile services, said it added 2.94 million new mobile users in April.

A company statement said Reliance Communications achieved the "industry`s highest new wireless customer additions in April, 2011".

India has already surpassed US as the second largest wireless market, while China is the number one wireless market.

As per Trai data, mobile phone operators added over 20 million new subscribers in March, taking the total number of wireless users in the country to 811.59 million from 791.38 million in February.

Net additions of new subscribers by telecom service providers in March stood at 20.07 million, compared to 20.12 in February. Reliance Communications added 3.54 million new users in March.

RCom has already got GSM spectrum for 14 circles under the dual technology policy of the government. RCom, which has a nationwide presence in the CDMA telecom segment, offers GSM mobile phone services in eight circles of West Bengal, Kolkata, North-East, Assam, Bihar, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh.