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India’s Telecom Subscription Data and Growth for 2013

India’s Telecom Subscription Data and Growth for 2013

India’s Telecom Subscription Data and Growth for 2013

The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 904.56 million at the end of October, 2013 to 910.14 million at the end of November 2013, thereby showing a monthly growth of 0.62%. The share of urban subscribers has declined from 60.26% to 60.06% whereas share of rural subscribers has increased from 39.74% to 39.94% in the month of November 2013. With this, the overall Teledensity in India increased from 73.32 at the end of October, 2013 to 73.69 at the end of November, 2013.

Subscription in the urban areas increased from 545.09 million in October, 2013 to 546.64 million at the end of November, 2013. Subscription in rural areas increased from 359.48 million to 363.50 million during the same period. The monthly growth rate of urban and rural subscription is 0.28% and 1.12% respectively. The overall urban Teledensity has increased from 144.28 to 144.46 and Rural Teledensity increased from 42.00 to 42.43 in this month.

India’s Telecom Subscriptions and Teledensity for the Year 2013

India's Telecom Subscriptions and Teledensity for the Year 2013

India’s Telecom Subscriptions and Teledensity for the Year 2013

Total Number of Telephone Subscription in India:
India’s 73% of population has Wireline or Wireless subscription.
Over 91 Cr of Population is subscribed to Telecom devices (Wireline / Wireless).

What is Teledensity?
Teledensity is the Number of Telephone Connections for Every Hundred
Individuals living within an area. It is also used as an Indicator of
Economic Development of the Country or specific Region. In India 73 out of 100 people are having Telecom (Wireline and / or Wireless) devices.

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