Total 9.03 million telephone connections (Wireline and Wireless) have been added during August 2008 as compared to 9.06 million connections added in July 2008. The total number of telephone connections reaches 343.87 million at the end of August 2008 as compared to 334.84 million in July 2008. With this growth, the overall tele-density has reached 29.83% at the end of August 2008 as against 29.08% in July 2008.
The total wireless subscribers (GSM, CDMA & WLL(F)) base stood at 305.24 million at the end of August 2008. A total of 9.16 million wireless subscribers have been added during the month of August 2008 as against 9.22 million wireless subscribers added during the month of July 2008. In the wireline segment, the subscriber base has slightly decreased to 38.63 million in the month of August 2008 as against 38.76 million subscribers in July 2008.
Source : TRAI