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TRAI releases the Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicator Reportfor the quarter ending July –September 2020.

What is the Report?

  • The ‘Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicator Report’ is released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).
  • It provides a broad perspective of the Telecom Services in India and presents the key parameters and growth trends of the Telecom Services as well as Cable TV, DTH & Radio Broadcasting services in India.
  • It is compiled mainly on the basis of information furnished by the Service Providers.

Highlights from the Report (Quarter July – Sep 2020):

  • The number of telephone subscribers in India increased by 0.70% over the previous quarter.
  • This reflects a year-on-year decline of 2.22% over the previous year in the same quarter.
  • The total number of internet subscribers also registered an increase in the quarter, showing a rise of 3.66%.
  • While the broadband subscriber base increased in the quarter, the narrowband subscriber base declined.
  • Since its introduction in the year 2003, DTH (direct-to-home) service has displayed phenomenal growth.


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