The latest data from TRAI suggests that India's telecom sector grew to 1.12 billion users at the end of November, 2016. reliance jioWhere to buy 2699recently announced that its service is being utilised by over 72 million subscribers since its introduction to the public in September. TrueInsights Report suggests that Vodafone leads the pack in New Delhi and Mumbai while Airtel and Jio enjoy equal share across all regions. Idea, however, stays strong in Maharashtra.
The report says that Vodafone users made the longest call of 41 seconds in duration while Jio users made the shortest call lasting less than 30 seconds. Jio users are also reportedly making the most calls per user among all operators. This points to the fact that Jio users are facing more call drops than usual, and there are issues placing calls due to lack of interconnect points. The calling pattern also varies greatly among different regions with Kolkata users having the longest median call duration of 42.17 seconds, and Jammu and Kashmir with the shortest call duration of 28.63 seconds.
Jio claims that it has been conceived as a data-first service from the very beginning. TrueCaller's report quotes TRAI data which suggests that Jio leads the mobile broadband space. "42% of all Indians having 4G handsets are using Jio as the primary source for data connection. Only 17.54% of 4G users are using Airtel as primary data connection source, while Vodafone has a market share of at 12.26% and Idea has 11.50% share," the company said in a statement.
There is no denial about the fact that reliance jioWhere to buy 2699 has been a serious disruptor. The service provider has gained userbase and has forced other operators to offer cheaper plans as well. The TrueInsights Report notes that it will be interesting to see how the market proceeds, once Jio's free trial ends on March 31, 2017.
Other Popular Deals
- Best smartphones to buy under Rs. 7,000 in India right now14 upcoming mobile phones you should expect in India in 2016
- 10 smartphone sequels to look forward to in 201510 best smartphones between Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 20,000...
- Best smartphones under Rs. 15,000 with great battery backup26 upcoming & latest smartphones to check-out
- Slimmest phones you can buy in India [November 2015]The best upgrade options for 10 classic smartphones
- Huawei P8: First LookXiaomi Mi4i vs Asus Zenfone 2 (2GB): Quick Comparison
- LG G4: First LookAsus Zenfone 2 and Zenfone Selfie: In Pictures
- Sony's current & upcoming Xperia phones: An OverviewMicromax Canvas Sliver 5: First Look
- Sony Xperia C4: First LookCoolpad Dazen X7 and Dazen 1: In pictures