- As per the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) data, operators generated gross revenues of Rs 414.95 billion during the quarter ended March 2019. These included unified access service licence (UASL), unified licence (UL) and mobile+basic licence holders.
- Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) reported the highest gross revenue of Rs 132.79 billion, followed by Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited
(Rs 127.86 billion), Bharti Airtel (Rs 121.35 billion), Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) (Rs 20.88 billion) and Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) (Rs 6.87 billion).
- Circle-wise, Maharashtra emerged as the highest revenue grosser with Rs 34.79 billion. It was followed by Andhra Pradesh (Rs 30.61 billion), Tamil Nadu and Chennai (Rs 30.04 billion), Uttar Pradesh (East) (Rs 29.74 billion) and Delhi (Rs 28.9 billion).
- The least revenue generating telecom circles were Himachal Pradesh (Rs 3.12 billion), Jammu & Kashmir (Rs 3.74 billion), Northeast (Rs 4.05 billion), Assam (Rs 7.61 billion) and Kolkata (Rs 9.31 billion).