The mobile number portability (MNP) requests have gone up by 2.60 million in March 2014, data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) showed Monday. The MNP requests increased from 114.41 million subscribers at the end of February 2014 to 117.01 million at the end of March 2014. The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 931.95 million at the end of February 2014 to 933 million at the end of March 2014, thereby showing a monthly growth of 0.11 percent.
The overall tele-density in India remained unchanged at 75.23 at the end of March 2014 as compared to previous month. Total wireless subscriber base increased from 903.36 million in February 2014 to 904.51 million at the end of March 2014, registering a monthly growth of 0.13 percent. Wireline subscriber base declined from 28.59 million at the end of February 2014 to 28.49 million at the end of March 2014. Net reduction in wireline subscriber base was 0.11 million at the decline rate of 0.37 percent. Also Read - Jio maintains lead in 4G download speed, Vi in upload in May: TRAI
The total broadband subscription increased from 58.00 million at the end of February 2014 to 60.87 million at the end of March 2014. Of this, wired broadband subscription is 14.86 million and wireless broadband subscription is 46.01 million. Also Read - TRAI's new SMS regulations will prevent spam, fraudulent messages: Here's howAlso Read - Starlink satellite broadband service faces challenge in India, Elon Musk led company questioned