West Bengal Wireless Telecom Market 2012

Source: TRAI
Note: West Bengal telecom circle excludes Kolkata
West Bengal’s active mobile subscriber base increased by 21.72% to touch 34.37 million…
·    Mobile subscriber base of West Bengal increased by 16.67% during FY2012 to reach 46.27 million
·    Active wireless subscriber base in West Bengal is 74.27% resulting in 34.37 million active mobile users
·    Active subscriber base in West Bengal increased by 21.72% during FY2012 compared with national average of 19.00%
·    By March 2012, West Bengal is 11th largest wireless telecom market in India accounting for 5.03% of total active subscriber base
·    By March 2012, West Bengal registered  1,194,885 Mobile Number Portability (MNP) requests, resulting into churn rate of 2.58%

Vodafone is the clear winner with 31.1% market share ….
·    In West Bengal wireless telecom market, Vodafone leads with 25.3% share in terms of total subscriber base followed by Airtel (19.8%), Reliance (16.8%), BSNL (7.8%) and Aircel (6.7%)
·    Vodafone extends its lead over competition as 91.2% of it user base is active compared with 89.0% for Bharti and 75.9% for Reliance
·    In terms of active mobile subscriber base, Vodafone tops West Bengal market with 31.1% share followed by Airtel (23.7%) and Reliance (17.2%)
·    Top 5 players accounts for 82.3% of West Bengal’s active mobile subscriber base

Uttar Pradesh (U.P.) West Wireless Telecom Market 2012

Source: TRAI
U.P. (West) is one of fastest growing wireless telecom markets in India…
·         Mobile subscriber base of U.P. (West) increased by 17.20% during FY2012 to reach 53.64 million
·         Active wireless subscriber base in U.P. (West) is 73.91% resulting in 39.64 million active mobile users
·         Active subscriber base in U.P. (West) increased by 23.74% during FY2012 compared with national average of 19.00%, 4th fastest in India
·         By March 2012, U.P. (West) is 9th largest wireless telecom market in India accounting for 5.80% of total active subscriber base
·         By March 2012, U.P. (West) registered  2,323,789  Mobile Number Portability (MNP) requests, resulting into churn rate of 4.33%

Idea takes pole position with 24.6% market share ….
·         In U.P. (West) wireless telecom market, Idea leads with 19.2% share in terms of total subscriber base followed by Reliance (18.4%), Vodafone (17.8%), Airtel (12.4%) and BSNL (8.9%)
·         Idea extends its lead over competition as 94.6% of it user base is active compared with 62.5% for Reliance. Vodafone with 94.7% of active subscribers overtakes Reliance
·         As a result, Idea grabs pole position with 24.6% share of active mobile users followed by Vodafone with 22.8% and Reliance with 15.6%
·         National leader Airtel is struggling with 13.5% share of active users and placed at poor 4th in fast growing U.P. (West) market. While there is very little to be said for BSNL
·         Top 5 players accounts for 83.0% of U.P. West’s active mobile subscriber base

Uttar Pradesh (U.P.) East Wireless Telecom Market 2012

Source: TRAI
U.P. (East) displaced Maharashtra to become No. 1 mobile telecom market in India …
·         Mobile subscriber base of U.P. (East) increased by 17.89% during FY2012 to reach 75.07 million. In term of total subscriber base, U.P. (East) ranks second in Indian wireless telecom market
·         Active wireless subscriber base in U.P. (East) is 76.11% resulting in 57.14 million active mobile users
·         Active subscriber base in U.P. (East) increased by 23.58% during FY2012 compared with national average of 19.00%, 5th fastest in India
·         By March 2012, U.P. (East) is No. 1 wireless telecom market in India accounting for 8.37% of total active subscriber base, climbed up from 2nd position in FY2011
·         By March 2012, U.P. (East) registered 2,348,832 Mobile Number Portability (MNP) requests, resulting into churn rate of 3.13%

Bharti Airtel leads close battle against Vodafone with 24.7% market share ….
·         In U.P. (East) wireless telecom market, Vodafone leads with 19.9% share in terms of total subscriber base followed by Airtel (19.6%), Reliance (17.1%), BSNL (13.5%) and Idea (10.2%)
·         However, 96.0% of Airtel’s mobile subscribers are active compared with 67.6% for Reliance and 92.2% for Vodafone
·         As a result, in terms of active subscriber base, Bharti leads with 24.7% market share followed by Vodafone (24.1%) and Reliance (15.2%)
·         Top 5 players accounts for 84.1% of U.P. East’s active mobile subscriber base


Tamil Nadu (TN) Wireless Telecom Market 2012

Source: TRAI
One of slowest growing market with one of lowest proportion of active users …
·         Mobile subscriber base of Tamil Nadu increased by 11.55% during FY2012 to reach 77.68 million. In term of total subscriber base, Tamil Nadu ranks first in Indian wireless telecom market
·         Active wireless subscriber base in Tamil Nadu is 65.14% resulting in 50.60 million active mobile users. Tamil Nadu has second lowest proportion active mobile users in the country
·         Active subscriber base in Tamil Nadu increased by 13.54% during FY2012 compared with national average of 19.00%, 2nd lowest in India
·         By March 2012, Tamil Nadu is 4th largest wireless telecom market in India accounting for 7.41% of total active subscriber base, slipped from 3rd position a year earlier
·         By March 2012, Tamil Nadu registered 2,458,855 Mobile Number Portability (MNP) requests, resulting into churn rate of 3.17%

Bharti Airtel leads Tamil Nadu wireless market 24.9% share….
·         In terms of total subscriber base Aircel leads with market share of 27.9% followed by Bharti Airtel (17.2%), Vodafone (15.9%), BSNL (12.5%) and Reliance (11.3%)
·         However, on active subscriber scale, Bharti pips Aircel to become clear leader with 24.9%. Airtel has 94.1% active subscribers compared with Aircel (53.3%)
·         Vodafone is closely behind at 3rd position with 21.6% share driven by 88.9% active users
·         Notably, Idea which relatively new entrant has just 2.8% share of active subscribers in Tamil Nadu. Looking at the way Idea is progressing in rest of the country, Tamil Nadu could witness strong competition in coming days
·         Top 5 players accounts for 87.5% of Tamil Nadu’s active mobile subscriber base

Rajasthan Wireless Telecom Market 2012

Source: TRAI
One of the fastest growing markets with one of highest churn rate …
·         Mobile subscriber base of Rajasthan increased by 14.06% during FY2012 to reach 49.16 million
·         Active wireless subscriber base in Rajasthan is 78.73% resulting in 38.70 million active mobile users
·         Active subscriber base in Rajasthan increased by 25.17% during FY2012 compared with national average of 19.00%, 3rd fastest in India
·         By March 2012, Rajasthan is 10th largest wireless telecom market in India accounting for 5.67% of total active subscriber base
·         By March 2012, Rajasthan registered 3,710,064 Mobile Number Portability (MNP) requests, resulting into churn rate of 7.55%, 3rd highest in the country

Bharti holds an edge with 34.5% market share ….
·         In Rajasthan wireless telecom market, Airtel leads with 29.3% share in terms of total subscriber base followed by Vodafone (19.1%), Reliance (15.7%), BSNL (11.5%) and Idea (8.4%)
·         Bharti extends market share in terms of active subscriber base as 92.8% of its mobile subscribers are active compared with 90.9% for Vodafone and 62.2% for Reliance
·         In terms of active subscriber base, Airtel has 34.5% market share followed by Vodafone (22.0%), and Reliance (12.4%)
·         Top 5 players accounts for 87.8% of Rajasthan’s active mobile subscriber base

Punjab Wireless Telecom Market 2012

Source: TRAI
Punjab is the slowest growing market in India in terms of active mobile subscribers…
·         Mobile subscriber base of Punjab increased by 11.11% during FY2012 to reach 31.95 million
·         Active wireless subscriber base in Punjab is 73.80% resulting in 23.58 million active mobile users
·         Active subscriber base in Punjab increased by 12.62% during FY2012 compared with national average of 19.00%, slowest in the country
·         By March 2012, Punjab is 14th largest wireless telecom market in India accounting for 3.45% of total active subscriber base
·         By March 2012, Punjab registered 1,603,051 Mobile Number Portability (MNP) requests, resulting into churn rate of 5.02%

Bharti Airtel leaves competition far behind with 27.0% share...
·         Bharti Airtel leads Punjab wireless telecom market with 21.8% of total subscriber base followed by Idea (17.0%), Reliance (15.5%), BSNL (14.7%) and Vodafone (14.2%)
·         Bharti has 91.5% of active subscribers while figure for Idea is 90. 8% and Vodafone is 92.9%. Active subscriber proportion for these three players is significantly higher compared with competition
·         Consequently, Bharti Airtel tops with 27.0% share followed by Idea (21.0%), Vodafone (17.9%)
·         Top 5 players accounts for 87.6% of Punjab’s active mobile subscriber base


Odisha Wireless Telecom Market 2012

Source: TRAI
Odisha is the fastest growing market in India in terms of active mobile users…
·         Mobile subscriber base of Odisha increased by 18.75% during FY2012 to reach 26.62 million. Odisha is the 2nd fastest growing market in India in terms of total wireless subscribers addition
·         Active wireless subscriber base in Odisha is 68.76% resulting in 18.30 million active mobile users
·         Active subscriber base in Odisha increased by 28.47% during FY2012 compared with national average of 19.00%, highest in India
·         By March 2012, Odisha is16th largest wireless telecom market in India accounting for 2.68% of total active subscriber base, gain from 17th position a year ago
·         By March 2012, Odisha registered 863,077 Mobile Number Portability (MNP) requests, resulting into churn rate of 3.24%


Bharti Airtel holds commanding lead with 32.7% market share ….
·         In Odisha wireless telecom market, Bharti leads with 23.8% share in terms of total subscriber base followed by Reliance (17.3%), BSNL (16.7%), Aircel (10.9%) and Vodafone (9.6%)
·         Airtel extends market share in terms of active subscriber base as 94.7% of its mobile subscribers are active compared with 57.9% for BSNL and 63.1% for Reliance
·         In terms of active subscriber base, Bharti has 32.7% market share followed by Reliance (15.9%) and BSNL (14.1%)
·         Airtel’s dominance is such that the gap between market shares of top 2 players (Bharti and Reliance) is 16.8%
·         Vodafone with 87.1% active users compared with 51.4% for Aircel grabs 4th position
·         Top 5 players accounts for 83.1% of Orissa’s active mobile subscriber base

North East Wireless Telecom Market 2012

Source: TRAI
Note: North East telecom circle include Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Meghalaya
North East is one of fastest growing market with very low churn among users…
·         Mobile subscriber base of North East increased by 18.56% during FY2012 to reach 8.52 million. North East is the 4th fastest growing market in India in terms of total wireless subscribers addition
·         Active wireless subscriber base in North East is 76.24% resulting in 6.49 million active mobile users
·         Active subscriber base in North East increased by 22.32% during FY2012 compared with national average of 19.00%
·         By March 2012, North East is 20th largest wireless telecom market in India accounting for 0.95% of total active subscriber base
·         By March 2012, North East registered 41,607 Mobile Number Portability (MNP) requests, resulting into churn rate of 0.49%, second lowest in India

Bharti Airtel dominates with 33.9% market share…
·         In North East wireless telecom market, Aircel leads with 28.4% share in terms of total subscriber base followed by Bharti Airtel (26.7%), BSNL (19.0%), Reliance (11.5%) and Vodafone (10.7%)
·         However, Bharti has 96.7% of active subscribers compared with 69.4% for Aircel
·         Consequently, Bharti Airtel tops with 33.9% share followed by Aircel (25.9%) and BSNL (15.3%)
·         Reliance also suffers from lower proportion of active users at 59.6% compared with 86.0% for Vodafone. As a result, conceding 4th position to Vodafone
·         Top 5 players accounts for 96.2% of North East’s active mobile subscriber base


Mumbai Wireless Telecom Market 2012

Source: TRAI
Slowdown in growth as saturation point is approaching...
·    Mobile subscriber base of Mumbai increased by 4.27% during FY2012 to reach 36.28 million. Mumbai is the slowest growing market in India in terms of total wireless subscribers addition
·    Active wireless subscriber base in Mumbai is 64.11% resulting in 23.26 million active mobile users
·    Mumbai has least proportion of active mobile users in the country
·    Active subscriber base in Mumbai increased by 14.28% during FY2012 compared with national average of 19.00%, 5th lowest in the country
·    By March 2012, Mumbai is 15th largest wireless telecom market in India accounting for 3.41% of total active subscriber base
·    By March 2012, Mumbai registered 1,459,797 Mobile Number Portability (MNP) requests, resulting into churn rate of 4.02%


Reliance leads with 26.3% share in the financial capital of India…
·    In Mumbai wireless telecom market, Reliance leads with 24.2% share in terms of total subscriber base followed by Vodafone (16.0%), Tata (12.8%) and Airtel (10.3%)
·    In terms of active subscriber base, Reliance has 26.3% market share followed by Vodafone (21.1%), Airtel (13.6%), Idea (10.1%) and Tata (9.5%)
·    Vodafone and Airtel gained as 84.6% and 85.0% of their respective subscriber base is active compared with just 47.5% for Tata. Idea too benefits from 82.7% active users
·    MTNL with meager 4.0% share of active users is fast approaching a status of extinct species in Mumbai. MTNL’s active user percentage is 31.3% showing bulk of its user base is dead
·    Top 5 players accounts for 80.6% of Mumbai’s active mobile subscriber base 

Maharashtra Wireless Telecom Market 2012

Source: TRAI
Note: Maharashtra telecom circle includes Maharashtra (Excluding Mumbai) and Goa states
Maharashtra displaced by U.P.(East) from the pole position …
·    Mobile subscriber base of Maharashtra increased by 14.18% during FY2012 to reach 70.47 million
·    Active wireless subscriber base in Maharashtra is 79.28% resulting in 55.87 million active mobile users
·    Active subscriber base in Maharashtra increased by 17.89% during FY2012 compared with national average of 19.00%
·    By March 2012, Maharashtra is 2nd largest wireless telecom market in India accounting for 8.18% of total active subscriber base, lost the number one position to U.P. (East)
·    By March 2012, Maharashtra registered 3,311,366 Mobile Number Portability (MNP) requests, resulting into churn rate of 4.70%

Idea maintains lead over competition with 26.4% market share ….
·    In Maharashtra wireless telecom market, Idea leads with 21.5% share in terms of total subscriber base followed by Vodafone (18.4%), Reliance (15.5%), Bharti (14.0%) and Tata (12.3%)
·    Idea extends market share in terms of active subscriber base as 97.2% of its mobile subscribers are active compared with 91.6% for Vodafone, 85.3% for Airtel and 65.2% for Reliance
·    In terms of active subscriber base, Idea has 26.4% market share followed by Vodafone (21.2%), Airtel (15.0%), Reliance (12.8%) and Tata (9.9%)
·    BSNL with just 7.5% share of active users has become almost irrelevant in one of most urbanized mobile telecom market in the country
·    Top 5 players accounts for 85.4% of Maharashtra’s active mobile subscriber base 


Madhya Pradesh (M.P.) Wireless Telecom Market 2012

Source: TRAI
Note: Madhya Pradesh telecom circle includes Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh states
Higher proportion of actives users coupled with healthy growth …
·    Mobile subscriber base of Madhya Pradesh (M.P.) increased by 12.65% during FY2012 to reach 52.62 million
·    Active wireless subscriber base in M.P. is 81.48% resulting in 42.06 million active mobile users. M.P. has one of most active mobile users by proportion in India
·    Active subscriber base in M.P. increased by 23.30% during FY2012 compared with national average of 19.00%

·    By March 2012, M.P. is 6th largest wireless telecom market in India accounting for 6.16% of total active subscriber base, climbed up from 8th position during FY2011
·    By March 2012, M.P. registered 2,501,550 Mobile Number Portability (MNP) requests, resulting into churn rate of 4.85%

  
Idea strengthens its leadership position with 33.2% share in M.P. wireless telecom market ….
·    In M.P. wireless telecom market, Idea leads with 26.6% share in terms of total subscriber base followed by Reliance (23.7%), Bharti (18.7%), Tata (9.4%) and BSNL (9.3%)
·    Idea extends market share in terms of active subscriber base as 101.5% of its mobile subscribers are active compared with 74.6% for Reliance and 91.6% for Bharti
·    In terms of active subscriber base, Idea has 33.2% market share followed by Reliance (21.7%) and Airtel (21.1%)
·    Vodafone is yet to make its mark in M.P. with just 7.4% share of active users  while BSNL is at poor 6th with 6.2% share
·    Top 5 players accounts for 91.2% of M.P.’s active mobile subscriber base

Kolkata Wireless Telecom Market 2012

Source: TRAI
Slower growth rate coupled with lesser active users makes Kolkata difficult market for players …
·         Mobile subscriber base of Kolkata increased by 7.65% during FY2012 to reach 24.99 million, 2nd  slowest in the country
·         Active wireless subscriber base in Kolkata is 67.76% resulting in 16.93 million active mobile users. Kolkata has one of least proportion of active mobile users in India
·         Active subscriber base in Kolkata increased by 15.24% during FY2012 compared with national average of 19.00%
·         By March 2012, Kolkata is 17th largest wireless telecom market in India accounting for 2.48% of total active subscriber base, slipped from 16th position during FY2011
·         By March 2012, Kolkata registered 871,537 Mobile Number Portability (MNP) requests, resulting into churn rate of 3.49%

Reliance grabs pole position from Vodafone while Bharti inches closer ….
·         In Kolkata wireless telecom market, Reliance leads with 21.1% share in terms of total subscriber base followed by Vodafone (17.3%), Bharti (15.5%), Tata (12.3%) and BSNL (9.7%)
·         In Kolkata, 85.1% of Vodafone’s mobile subscribers are active compared with 70.2% for Reliance and 86.0% for Airtel
·         In terms of active subscriber base, Reliance emerges as market leader with 21.9% market share followed by Vodafone (21.7%) and Bharti (19.6%)
·         Although, Reliance has manage to remain at the top, both Vodafone and Bharti are better placed to due higher percentage of active users
·         Notably, BSNL which has just 4.8% active users share is 7th reflecting its inability to serve “Metros” effectively
·         Top 5 players accounts for 81.7% of Kolkata’s active mobile subscriber base

Kerala Wireless Telecom Market 2012

Source: TRAI
Kerala is one of slowest growing market with high proportion of MNP requests …
·         Mobile subscriber base of Kerala increased by 8.47% during FY2012 to reach 34.01 million, 3rd slowest in the country
·         Active wireless subscriber base in Kerala is  72.67% resulting in 24.72 million active mobile users
·         Active subscriber base in Kerala increased by 14.15% during FY2012 compared with national average of 19.00%, 4th slowest growing wireless telecom circle
·         By March 2012, Kerala is 13th largest wireless telecom market in India accounting for 3.62% of total active subscriber base
·         By March 2012, Kerala registered 2,066,487 Mobile Number Portability (MNP) requests, resulting into churn rate of 6.08% which is one of the highest in India

 “Idea” continues to be an undisputed leader in Kerala wireless market….
·         Idea leads the market with 21.9% of total mobile subscriber share in Kerala followed by BSNL (20.9%) and Vodafone (17.2%)
·         Idea extends market share in terms of active subscriber base as 95.1% of its mobile subscribers are active compared with 83.5% for Vodafone and 64.4% for BSNL
·         In terms of active subscriber base, Idea has 28.6% market share followed by Vodafone (19.8%) and BSNL (18.5%)
·         Notably, Bharti Airtel which leads the overall national market is at poor 4th position in Kerala with just 12.2% share of active mobile users
·         Top 5 players accounts for 89.0% of Kerala’s active mobile subscriber base