India reaches 900 million phone connections

India had nearly 900 million telephone connections at the end of August, signifying a tele-density of 75. 866 million of these were mobile connections, of which 70% were active subscribers. Urban mobile tele-density was 158. There are still ample growth opportunities for mobile services providers in rural areas. Reduced growth rates (less than 1% increase per month) reflect increasing saturation of urban markets.

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Read more at India adds 7.3m mobile users in August; total at 866m – Reuters -.

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