Telecom News : GSM Market Share (Vodafone pips Airtel in subscriber additions), 3G Auction

Seventh day of 3G auction and after 6 rounds,  the auction witnessed 63% jump in the bid price over the base price, touching the revenues to Rs. 22,841.44 crore.

While Gujarat was leading the race earlier, Delhi has regained its top position with provisional winning bid of Rs. 626.37 Cr, followed by Mumbai (Rs 598.59 Cr), Maharashtra (Rs. 533.37 Cr) and Gujarat (Rs. 533.40 Cr) [download pdf]

GSM Market Share

As per COAI’s March data, Vodafone added 36 lakh users and emerged as the number 1 player in mobile subscriber additions.

Airtel added 30 lakh subscribers in March, out of 1.39 crore GSM subscribers added in the month.

Here are the rounded up market share numbers (only for GSM players):

GSM Market Share in India

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