Uttar Pradesh accounts for the Highest mobile subscribers in India

As per Telecom regulator data, TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) – Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have been accounted for the highest mobile penetration market in India. Out of India’s total 861.66 million connections, these 2 states contribute 193.41 million connections which are 23% of total wireless mobile connections.

State wise contributions in mobile penetration as per TRAI data                                                              

                                                    (Units in millions)

State Contribution in units
Uttar Pradesh 121.60
Tamil Nadu 71.81
Maharashtra 67.73
Andhra Pradesh 64.12
Bihar 60.73
Karnataka 52.45
Madhya Pradesh 51.43
Gujarat 51.23
Rajasthan 47.83

 In order to target Tier II and Tier II cities- higher deeper penetration regions in India, Blackberry- a smartphone maker will offer a plan to provide services for Rs.129 per GB in 15 telecom circles. Services offered will be email, BlackBerry Messenger, instant messaging, social networking, Internet browsing, and BlackBerry World application store.

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