iWorld

ACT enters TRAI’s top 5 broadband players list

ACT with a wired subscriber base of 1.47 million was fifth largest broadband player

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2019/09/20/ACT.jpg?itok=O9cBETyX

BENGALURU: South Indian wired broadband internet services provider Atria Convergence Technologies Limited was among Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) list of top 5 broadband internet services providers in the month ended 31 July 2019 (Jul-19, month or period under consideration). ACT added approximately 20,000 subscribers during the month under consideration to reach a subscriber base of 0.147 crore (14.7 million, 1.47 million). Also, You Broadband with 0.075 crore (7.5 lakh, 0.75 million) wired broadband subscribers,
re-entered TRAI’s list of top 5 wired broadband internet players with the exit of the public sector MTNL from that list

Overall Broadband Internet subscriber base

As per TRAI data for Jul-19, India’s broadband subscriber base across all platforms grew 2.25 percent or by 0.953 crore (95.3 lakh, 9.53 million) to 60.412 crore (6,041.2 lakh, 604.12 million) from 59.459 crore (5,945.9 lakh, 595.49 million) in Jun-19. Please refer to the figure below:

The top five service providers constituted 98.95 percent market share of the total broadband subscribers at the end of Jul-19. These service providers were Reliance JioInfocomm Ltd with 33.979 crore (3,397.9 lakh, 339.79 million) subscribers, Bharti Airtel with 12.394 crore (1,239.4 lakh, 123.94 million) subscribers, Vodafone Idea with 11.092 crore (1,109.2 lakh, 110.92 million) subscribers, BSNL with 2.164 crore (216.4 lakh, 21.64 million) subscribers and Atria Convergence with 0.147 crore (14.7 lakh, 1.47 million) subscribers.

Wired Broadband Internet subscribers

The number of wired broadband internet subscribers grew by just 10,000 in July-19. ACT and Hathway showed growth in subscribers, while BSNL and Bharti Airtel showed stagnant subscriber bases. As mentioned above, MTNL exited TRAI’s list of top 5 wired broadband internet servive providers while You Broadband re-entered it. ACT grew its base by 20,000 subscribers while Hathway’ssubscriber base grew by 10,000. This means that the other players which include MSOs’/LCOs’, lost 20,000 subscribersduring Jul-19.

As on 31 July, 2019, the top five Wired Broadband Service providers were BSNL with 0.095 crore (90.5 lakh 9.05 million) subscribers, Bharti Airtel with 0.24 crore (24 lakh, 2.40 million) subscribers, Atria Convergence Technologies with 0.147 crore (14.7 lakh, 1.47 million), Hathway Cable & Datacom with 0.085 crore (8.5 lakh, 0.85 million) subscribers and You Broadband with 0.075 crore (7.5 lakh, 0.75 million).

Wireless Broadband Internet subscribers

As on 31 July, 2019, the top five Wireless Broadband Service providers were Reliance JioInfocomm Ltd  with 33.979 crore (3,397.9 lakh 339.79 million) subscribers, Bharti Airtel with 12.154 crore (1,215.4 lakh, 121.54 million)subscribers, Vodafone Idea with 11.090 crore (1,109 lakh, 110.90 million) subscribers, BSNL with 1.258 crore (125.8 lakh, 12.58 million) subscribers and MTNL with 0.021 crore (2.1 lakh, 0.21 million) subscribers.
 

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/12/07/Reed_Hastings_new.jpg?itok=ZTpBWhWv
Netflix to spend Rs 3000 crore on Indian content

Netflix is upping its India game significantly as the streaming giant is ready to spend Rs 3000 crore on Indian content for this year and the next. Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings spoke about the investment during his India visit on Friday while illustrating the country’s important in their...

iWorld Over The Top Services
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/12/05/Airtel-Bharti%20Airtel.jpg?itok=lEUbfoXc
Bharti Airtel to raise up to $3 billion

The board of directors of telecom player Bharti Airtel Ltd approved the telecom operator’s proposal to raise up to $3 billion in account of the issue of overdue fees it owes the government.

iWorld Telecom
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/12/04/Netflix.jpg?itok=6gUsjdMn
Netflix available in more than 300 mn pay-TV households

MUMBAI: A new report from UK research firm Ampere Analysis has said that Netflix is available in more than 300 million pay-TV households. It also added that more than 50 million of those have come during 2019. The reach through Pay TV partnerships is almost double the company's current global...

iWorld Over The Top Services
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/12/04/digital-media.jpg?itok=57evATmW
Esports, streaming wars, shopvertising to dominate digital media trends in 2020

Technology will continue to disrupt and reshape the digital media industry in 2020, presenting new opportunities and challenges for advertisers and media owners. While digital media will continue to grow globally, the coming of new technologies, platforms and digital touch points will force...

iWorld Over The Top Services
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/12/03/tvf.jpg?itok=8LU2Lrwd
TVF launches new series ‘Cubicles’ in association with DSP Mutual Fund

MUMBAI: Walking its talk to launch new innovative shows, pioneers in digital content and entertainment, The Viral Fever along with leading asset management company, DSP Investment Managers Private Limited is all set to add a new original to its repertoire with the release of TVF Originals ‘Cubicles...

iWorld Over The Top Services
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/12/03/jio.jpg?itok=Gx0G0YDu
Jiocinema to bring Sun NXT’s South Indian blockbuster catalogue to Jio users

MUMBAI: JioCinema, the on-demand video platform yet again surprises millions of Jio users, especially the South Indian Movie Buffs! In association with Sun NXT, the online video streaming platform from Sun TV Network, JioCinema will present the best of south Indian movie catalogue to Jio users...

iWorld Over The Top Services
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/12/03/shemaroo.jpg?itok=KIDIlh0c
Shemaroo Filmi Gaane hits the record-breaking mark of 30million subscriber base

MUMBAI: Another feather added to the cap of India’s leading content powerhouse Shemaroo Entertainment. Its leading YouTube channel Shemaroo Filmi Gaane hits an outstanding mark of 30 million subscriber base. Shemaroo Filmi Gaane YouTube channel is the 5th most subscribed channel in India and...

iWorld Social Media
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/12/03/1.jpg?itok=1COFNGrr
Continuously launching content targeted at different taste clusters ensures good retention: ZEE5's Aparna Acharekar

Among the home-grown over-the-top platforms, ZEE5 has shown most aggression in creating its original content library. As a part of its content strategy for the upcoming year, franchises will play a key role along with a line-up of nearly 20 original films.

iWorld Over The Top Services
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/12/02/vmate.jpg?itok=3GllsZLj
VMate to incubate 1 lakh video creators from Bihar

MUMBAI: VMate, a trending short video platform, organized a 3-day bus tour for creators meet in Bihar covering Muzzafarpur & Patna to announce its focus on the state for incubating around 1 lakh talented video creators. During the creators meet, the top 12 VMate creators who are earning more...

iWorld Over The Top Services

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories