The number of telephone subscribers in India decreased from 1,178.41 million at the end of Dec-21 to 1,166.93 million at the end of Mar-22, registering a decline rate of 0.97% over the previous quarter. This reflects Year-On-Year (Y-O-Y) decline rate of 2.85% over the same quarter of the last year. The overall Tele-density in India decreased from 85.91% as in QE Dec-21 to 84.88% as in QE Mar-22.
However, the ARPU for wireless service increased by 11.40%, from Rs.114.16 in QE Dec-21 to Rs.127.17 in QE Mar-22. On YO-Y basis, monthly ARPU for wireless service increased by 22.77% in this quarter.
And prepaid ARPU per month increased from Rs.107.98 in QE Dec-21 to Rs.121.91 in QE Mar-22, however, Postpaid ARPU per month decreased from Rs.210.33 in QE Dec-21 to Rs.200.56 in QE Mar-22.
And the License Fee increased from Rs.4,541 Crore for the QE Dec-21 to Rs.4,712 Crore for the QE Mar-22. The quarterly and the Y-O-Y growth rates of license fee are 3.76% and 18.44% respectively in this quarter.
For complete report – https://www.communicationstoday.co.in/indian-telecom-services-performance-indicator/