Indian teledensity hits 23.9%

The teledensity of India has marked 272.88 million at the end of December. In December, 2007 India has added 8.17 million telecom subscribers according to the data released by telecom regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

The overall teledensity of India stood at 23.89% at the end of December 2007, against 23.21% in November. The country has added 8.2 million subscribers in November and total subscribers stood at 264.77 million at the end of the month. The wireless segment has added around 8.17 million subscribers in the month of December, 2007 against 8.32 million in November, 2007. The total wireless subscriber base, including GSM, CDMA & WLL (fixed), stood at 233.63 million at the end of December 2007. While wireline segment saw fall in total number of subscribers. The subscriber base decreased from 39.31 million subscribers in November 2007 to 39.25 million in December 2007.