Vodafone India, the country’s second largest telecom service provider, saw a 20 per cent rise in the number of post-paid subscribers this financial year, higher than its competitors. The company now has around 10 million post-paid subscribers – around 7 per cent of its total subscriber base of 160 million. In comparison, Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecom service provider, has 9.5 million post-paid users, around 5 per cent of its total 190 million subscribers.
“Ultimately, in smaller towns, voice still is a huge driver and it will take some time for data to kick in,” said Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst at Greyhound Research, an IT & Telecom research and advisory firm.
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