Bharti Airtel, the largest GSM player, added 2.45 million users in May, taking its total subscriber base to 167.06 million. It had a market share of 28.31% at the end of May.
Aditya Birla group firm Idea Cellular added 1.80 million users during the month to take its total user base to 93.75 million. Vodafone Essar, with a 23.62% market share, notched up 2.44 million new subscribers during the month. Its subscriber base stood at 139.42 million. Meanwhile, Aircel added 1.11 million customers to take its subscriber base to 57.06 million.
State-run telecom firms BSNL and MTNL added 0.47 million and 20,604 new users, respectively, taking their subscriber base to 87.61 million and 5.23 million, respectively.
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