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Teledensity is on hike
Feb 10, 2014

The latest telecom data released by the government has shown an increment in the teledensity of the nation., subscription in the urban areas has increased to 546.64 million and in rural areas to 363.50 million at the end of November, 2013. As a result, the urban Tele-density in the country has climbed to 144.46 and Rural Teledensity to 42.43 at the end of November 2013. The overall Teledensity for the country was 73.69 at the end of November, 2013 with the total number of telephone subscribers in the country increasing to 910.14 million.

The provision for Mobile Number Portability is also finding more and more subscribers opting for it. As per the data reported by the telecom service providers, by the end of November 2013 about 106.87 million subscribers have submitted their requests to different service providers for porting their mobile number. In the month of November 2013 alone, total number of subscribers who submitted their request for MNP is 2.09million.


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