Bhubaneswar: Further consolidating its No. 1 position in Odisha, Reliance Jio has added over 1.9 lakh new subscribers in the month of February 2021, as per the latest telecom subscriber data released by TRAI, today. With this Jio has extended its market leadership in the state with over 1.4 crore mobile subscribers and 41% customer market share in the sector.
As per mobile subscriber data released by TRAI, overall mobile subscriber base in Odisha increased by 156783 in the month of February 2021 and total mobile subscriber base in Odisha surpassed 3.4 crores as on 28th February 2021. In Odisha, Reliance Jio added highest 1,90,663 mobile subscribers in Feb 2021 followed by Airtel which added 66,908 mobile subscribers in the month. VI lost 64904 subscribers and BSNL lost 35884 subscribers in the same month, as per the data published by TRAI.
Nationally, Jio added highest 42.66 lakhs new subscribers followed by Airtel which added 37.3 lakhs, while VI added 6.5 lakh subscribers and BSNL lost 3.6 lakh subscribers in Feb 2021. Total mobile subscriber base in the country increased by 82,92,668 in Feb 2021, as per data released by TRAI.
It is worth mentioning here that, Reliance Jio continued its excellent march in Odisha in 2020, adding over 19 lakh mobile subscribers in 12 months, while both Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea lost over 9 lakh subscribers each, during this period. Along with highest number of subscribers, Reliance Jio is also the market leader in revenue with over 50% share in gross revenue of the sector in Odisha. Reliance Jio has consistently been adding highest number of new subscribers every month over the last few years, powered by its largest true-4G network, rapid expansion into hitherto unconnected areas and affordable rates along with seamless high-speed internet across the state.
Reliance Jio has been fast expanding it high speed broadband service JioFiber to various cities and towns across Odisha and is already available in key areas of over 26 major cities and towns of the state. JioFiber, the most popular high-speed broadband service in the country, is presently available in key locations of Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Puri, Jatni, Angul, Sambalpur, Rourkela, Jharsuguda, Belpahar, Brajaraj Nagar, Sundargarh, Bolangir, Keonjhar, Bhawanipatna, Koraput, Rayagada, Kendrapada, Jagatsinghpur, Jajapur Road, Bhadrak, Talcher, Khordha, Berhampur, Balasore, Jeypore, Rajganagpur and fast expanding its services to other major cities and towns in the state.