Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released the latest figures for telecom subscribers for January. Earlier, it was reported that Vodafone Idea had 1.7 million new subscribers in January. But new figures show that Vodafone Idea lost 2.3 million wireless users in January.
Troy said the report was misleading due to negligence on the part of the telecommunications company. Vodafone Idea Limited sent a report to TRAI on 18 March stating that there was an error in customer data in Uttar Pradesh (West) in January. Troy’s first report was released on 17 March
According to the latest data, Vodafone Idea lost 23 lakh subscribers in January, while Airtel gained 5.9 million and Reliance Jio received 20 million. According to data released earlier this month, Vodafone Idea added 1.7 million wireless subscribers in January. Vodafone Idea has not been able to add new subscribers even once in 14 months.
English summary: Vodafone Idea lost 2.3 million users, did not add 1.7 million, revised TRAI data shows