TRAI recently released the Telecom Subscription Data for April16’. As per the data, the total wireless subscriber base increased from 1,033.63 million at the end of Mar-16 to 1,034.25 million at the end of Apr-16, growing at a rate of 0.06 percent monthly
As per the report, the number of broadband subscribers increased from 136.53 million at the end of December ’15 to 140.10 million at the end of Jan ’16. The monthly growth was recorded at 2.62 per cent
According to media reports, the Telecom Ministry has issued notices to state-owned BSNL, MTNL and India Posts after Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad took note of citizen complaints about service quality on his Facebook page
The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has advised its members to take advance payment from Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) for all the telecom major’s advertisements running on their channels due to inconsistencies in payments by the telecom major.