Broadband growth rate just around 5 % between Feb-Mar this year

NEW DELHI: The total broadband (> 512 Kbps) subscription increased from 58 million at the end of February 2014 to 60.87 million at the end of March this year, showing a growth rate of just 4.95 per cent.

Of this, wired broadband subscription is 14.86 million and wireless broadband subscription is 46.01 million.

Segment wise broadband subscriber base are as below:

The top five wired broadband service providers are BSNL (10 million), Bharti (1.38 million), MTNL (1.13 million), YOU Broadband (0.38 million) and Beam Telecom (0.38 million).

The top five wireless broadband service providers are Bharti (10.98 million), Idea (7.23 million), Reliance (7.11 million), Vodafone (7.02 million) and BSNL (6.77 Million). 

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