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‘Airtel Truecaller ID’ crosses 1mn subscribers mark

Bharti Airtel announced that the "Airtel Truecaller ID" service now has over one million paying subscribers

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Airtel and Huawei successfully tested the 5g network in India. Wikimedia Commons
Airtel to offer 40GB free data. Wikimedia Commons

Popular communication app Truecaller and Telecom services provider Bharti Airtel on Wednesday announced that the “Airtel Truecaller ID” service now has over one million paying subscribers across India.

In less than a year, Truecaller has been able to penetrate the feature phone market in India with its “Airtel Truecaller ID” service and reached over one million paid subscribers, the company said in a statement.

Airtel is one of the largest telecommunication company in India. Wikimedia Commons

The service is aimed at bridging the digital divide between the urban and growing semi-urban and rural markets in India.

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With this subscription-based service, all feature phone users with Airtel mobile service can use “Airtel Truecaller ID” to see who’s calling.

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Reliance Jio Adds 85 Lakh Subscribers in December; Airtel, Vodafone Idea Lose Users

The total subscriber base of Airtel was 34.03 crore, down 15.01 lakh from November, the data showed

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Jio services now include attractive lifestyle products as well. (Wikimedia Commons)

Reliance Jio continued to increase its subscriber base in December as other major telecom operators Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel lost users during the period, data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) showed on Wednesday.

Reliance Jio added 85.6 lakh subscribers during the month under review, taking its total subscriber base to 28.01 crore.

“Total wireless subscribers (GSM, CDMA and LTE) increased from 1,171.76 million (117.17 crore) at the end of November 2018 to 1,176.00 million (117.6 crore) at the end of December 2018, thereby registering a monthly growth rate of 0.36 per cent,” TRAI said in a statement.

Reliance Jio. Source: www.reliancejio.website

Vodafone Idea, the largest telecom operator in terms of subscribers, lost around 23.32 lakh subscriptions and its base by December-end stood at 41.87 crore.

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The total subscriber base of Airtel was 34.03 crore, down 15.01 lakh from November, the data showed.

On region-wise subscription trend, TRAI said that “during the month of December 2018, all service areas except the northeast, showed positive monthly growth in their wireless subscribers”. (IANS)