Market share of wireless subscribers India 2019 by company

Reliance Jio held the highest share of subscribers, at abut 32 percent, in the wireless network market across India at the end of 2019. The company had over 370 million subscribers during the same time period. The number of mobile subscribers across the south Asian country amounted to over a billion in 2019.

Telecommunication sector in India

The Indian telecom industry registered strong growth in the recent years and became the second-largest telecommunications industry in the world. The country also ranked second in terms of total internet users worldwide in 2019. The gross revenue from the industry amounted to around 1.2 trillion Indian rupees in fiscal year 2020.

Government initiatives

Fast-tracked changes in the sector continue to be growth drivers for the industry. In 2020, a hundred percent FDI was allowed in Bharti Airtel. The investment cap was also increased to a hundred percent, previously at 74. The ‘Digital India’ program was also introduced in 2015, under which all sectors including healthcare, retail and others were planned to be digitalized.

Wireless subscriber market share in India as of December 2019, by service provider company

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Release date

February 2020



Survey time period

as of December 31, 2019

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