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Jul 29

India adds 60m mobile users in 3 months

Indian telecom companies added nearly 60 million mobile users in three months, taking the country’s number of wireless subscribers to around 812 million, according to official data.

India is the world’s fastest-growing mobile phone market and second largest after China, with over a dozen operators competing for millions of new customers each month.

The country’s mobile phone base grew by 7.9 per cent to 811 million during the January-March financial quarter, up from 752 million at the end of December 2010, according to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.

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