• As per Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) data, telecom operators generated gross revenues of Rs 535.89 billion during the quarter ended December 2020. These included unified access service licence (UASL), unified licence (UL), and mobile + basic licence holders.
  • Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited reported the highest gross revenue of Rs 200.34 billion, followed by Bharti Airtel at Rs 176.88 billion, Vodafone Idea Limited (Vi) at Rs 122.35 billion, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) together at Rs 28.64 billion, Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) at Rs 6.89 billion and Reliance Communications at Rs 0.79 billion.
  • Circle-wise, Maharashtra emerged as the highest revenue grosser with Rs 45.32 billion. It was followed by Andhra Pradesh at Rs 41.77 billion, Uttar Pradesh (East) at Rs 39.17 billion, Tamil Nadu and Chennai at Rs 38.18 billion and Bihar at Rs 35.39 billion.
  • The least revenue-generating telecom circles were Himachal Pradesh at Rs 4.28 billion, Jammu & Kashmir at Rs 4.8 billion, the Northeast at Rs 5.69 billion, Assam at Rs 10.25 billion, and Kolkata at Rs 11.32 billion.

 

 

  • As per TRAI data, companies operating in the national long distance (NLD) space generated total gross revenues of Rs 101.5 billion during the quarter ended December 2020.
  • With Rs 37.46 billion, Bharti Airtel accounted for 37 per cent of the total industry NLD revenues. It was followed by Vi at Rs 30.25 billion, Reliance Jio at Rs 12.19 billion, BSNL at Rs 8.61 billion and Tata Communications at Rs 6.53 billion.
  • Meanwhile, companies operating in the international long distance (ILD) space generated total gross revenues of Rs 34.36 billion during the quarter under consideration.
  • Bharti Airtel recorded the highest gross revenue in the ILD segment at Rs 15.42 billion. It was followed by Vi at Rs 6.75 billion, AT&T Global Network Services India at Rs 2.22 billion, Tata Communications at Rs 2.15 billion and Verizon Communications India at Rs 1.93 billion.